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Topic: Honeymoon Cami  (Read 5430 times)
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scratchtest
« on: July 05, 2006 08:06:37 PM »

Okay, I know it's not a brand new pattern or anything, but I love this cami so much that I'm going to make another one.  It used only 4 skeins, and I used Elann.com Sonata in "deep olive".  My next one will be in natural white.

Check out Knitty.com for the pattern.



I modified the pattern a bit by switching the armhole and the v-neck/v-back shaping.  The V was FAR too plunging for me (one wrong move and I flashed it all), but just reversing the two was easy enough to do.

I really liked using Elann Sonata too, I found it really nice to work with and didn't have that squeekiness that cotton somtimes has.  Also, it took me only abot a week and a half to make.

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« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2006 08:12:49 PM »

I really like that, and the color! I love the pattern as well.
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« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2006 09:16:59 AM »

Wow, that looks great! I love your version.


edited to add:

I just noticed there's no pics. of the back of this tank on knitty. Do you have any shots of it? I don't know how I missed this pattern before.
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« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2006 10:26:17 AM »

Thanks guys! Cheesy

BeginnerKnitter - the back is exactly the same as the front  because of the way it's knit when shaped.  In the pattern the front and back triangle are worked twice (and then the other side is done).  The way I did it I worked the two front ones at the same time and then the two back ones.
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« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2006 04:39:19 AM »

Hmm...I think you may have just talked me into making this!
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« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2007 08:22:04 AM »

I cast on for the interweave frenchy camisole with elann sonata and didn't like how it was looking.  I wanted to see if the sonata would work for the honeymoon and found your post - yipee!  I shall re-cast on promptly!
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« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2007 09:19:19 AM »

This looks awesome! I made one in Caron Simply Soft, but it was huge! I'm glad to see that another knitter had more success with this pattern!
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« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2007 09:50:55 AM »

I've been planning on making this for ages.  Yours is great!
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« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2007 10:21:34 AM »

That looks great!! I have also had this one on the back burner for a while, hopefully when I finish my dozens of other WIP I can start this one...
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« Reply #9 on: March 09, 2007 02:04:46 PM »

This is one of my favourite patterns!  The one I made in cotton worked out great, the one I made in silk-angora kept growing...  I haven't made it in a while, but I tend to pick the finished size that's equal to or a little smaller than my actual chest size (which is puny Wink ), and I do seem to remember that the length of the straps makes a huge difference in how this fits.
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