Here is my second round of rusted roots. This time I made a few changes. I did not follow the directions for the puffy sleeves and I knit the neckband at the beginning instead of picking up stitches. So far I am happy with the mods.
Here is my opinion regarding interchangeable needle sets. My first one was the boye needlemaster. I thought they were okay, but I did not like the joins. I second set the I got, and its my least favorite is the denise interchangeable. I did not like them because my yarn did not flow and when I would pull on the stitches the tips would come off. My favorite by far is the knitpicks options. The joins are smooth and my work flows nicely. I'm a pusher and the taper tips don't bother me.
I present my finished lace tube top, well sort of. Its sort of finished since I plan to add more ribbing to the bottom. I also added crochet straps. I used the recomended yarn. Now I am working on the cozy v-neck pullover.