FO - Hey mooch

G'day all!

As you might remember, I bought a bit of yarn at Stitches West. *blush*

Well I've already completed one item from that yarn, yay me! I give you

Hey, mooch! (usually known as Hey Teach)(actually I am keeping the top for myself and not giving it to anyone at all.)(excuse the tshirt, I was too lazy to change)

The buttons have holographic glitter in their centres, not that you can tell in this pic. It turns out that I am not the only person to think that holographic sparkle glitter is the bees knees and very worthy of being in a button. (I got them from Jo-ann's and they didn't cost very much.)

And here is a close up shot of the lace pattern, nicely modelled on one of my more shapely parts but looking oddly flat.

Yarn: Debbie Bliss Stella, silk blend, 7.5 balls or so
Needle: 5mm (US 8)
Details on Ravelry.

This was a pretty quick knit and easy, given that I am working actively on three other projects. Just as well I am a, umm, what is the polite phrase for stay at home bludger these days? I am sure you can come up with a few! And I really like the yarn - it is tougher than it looks though I ended up busting some of it whilst seaming and arguing with a knot. I'll be able to wear this against my skin and that is something I really like :-)



  1. It definitely looks Un Moochy, I like the glittery buttons too.

  2. That looks great, the Stella knits up really nicely!

  3. looks great, love the deep colour!

  4. Really pretty top and definitely worth keeping for yourself as it looks so well on you!

  5. Gorgeous, Lynne! Love the pattern,love the yarn, love the fit, love the buttons! No Joann's in Oz, I think Hey Teach has to go on my to-do list!

  6. Thanks, y'all! I am rather pleased with the outcome :-)

  7. Gorgeous. I like your modeled version better than the pattern's, which didn't do much for me. Now I might have to check it out...

  8. I love it - it looks great on you! Beautifully made.

    (yes, I'm just catching up with you now!!!)


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