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I’m ready now spring! June 10, 2007

Posted by Karen Elizabeth in FO's, Knitting.
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Now that I’ve finnished my leaf tie cardigan from Fitted Knits, I’m ready for spring! The cotton acrylic blend is perfect for a lightweight cardigan I can throw over a dress or a tank while the weather isn’t crazy hot. I haven’t had a chance to model it yet, but I couldn’t wait to show it off!

In other news, there are two new BbW Simplicty patterns! One is for a knit/jersey fabric dress or shirt, and the other is for a hoodie and dress. I really want to make the hoodie, it looks amazing from the tiny little pattern picture I found online. If only I weren’t making a vest in textiles……….. maybe I can still convince my mom to buy me fabric?

Bye for now!

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1. Kate - June 10, 2007

This is so cute. How’d you like the cotton twist? I’ve never used it, but have been on the look out for a cheaper yarn to make this. I really like the color.

2. Modern Marie - June 11, 2007

thats really cute! how long did that take u?!?!….keep telling myself i’ll learn how to knit. OH! how i admire you! what is your next project?

3. pinkbliss - June 17, 2007

wow, thanks a lot! I really liked the cotton twist, very soft to work with and wear! I got a lot done in the first week of starting it, but had to put it on hold while studying. I’d say maybe two weeks if I had just sat down and worked on it the entire time. It was a quick knit with minimal seaming (my kind of project!) My next project is sewing a hoodie from the new Built by You Simplicity patterns (a collaboration with New York designer Wendy Mullen!). I love all of the patterns, and they seem to keep getting better!


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