Well, the Berroco pattern books have hit the shelves. A few months ago, I was able to document the birthing process of one design, Prospera from Booklet #277 Peruvia, and now I can start talking about it.
The story starts with this photo of a store window in Florence:
As you can see, it’s not a brilliant photo, not a piece of art, but a reminder of an idea. The sweater in the photo has a crocheted medallion inserted into a knitted garment. I started working on my version. Mine may look crocheted, but it’s totally knit.
I thought this was going to be the RS:
Then, I turned the piece over:
Some themes seem to repeat. Here’s a wooden medallian I carved a few years back:
To be continued…and continued…