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Topic: Summery Tank, or the first half of a twin-set  (Read 3804 times)
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rhiandmoi
« on: April 11, 2007 11:41:04 AM »

I am calling this tank "Liberal Bias". Overall I am pleased with how it came out, but there are a few things I would do differently if I did this again. First I would make the whole thing longer, it is a smidge short. I thought the cotton would grow slightly more than it actually did. And secondly I would put a purl ridge in for the rolled edge. But overall I think this came out pretty close to what I had in my mind.

This is the sketch I started with:

More details on my blog: http://knittilily.blogspot.com/search/label/Liberal%20Bias
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lavieengris
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2007 11:46:44 AM »

This is gorgeous! It's so flattering Smiley I think I'm going to have to pick up some of that shine sport for myself. Are you planning on writing up/selling the pattern?
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bdeitrick
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2007 11:55:38 AM »

Looks great!  Ditto on the pattern question.  I would love to make one myself!
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« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2007 12:28:14 PM »

That's an outstanding shape! Beautiful design!
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« Reply #4 on: April 11, 2007 12:30:29 PM »

That is really lovely.  I would be interested in seeing a pattern as well.
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rhiandmoi
« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2007 12:50:54 PM »

Wow, thanks everyone. I'll work on writing up the pattern. Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: April 11, 2007 01:12:02 PM »

Like the political slant. LOVE the bias knit shell. In blue state blue, no less.

Will there be a pattern? I hope!
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« Reply #7 on: April 11, 2007 01:19:53 PM »

Ooh!  That shape is great!  Very classic. 
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« Reply #8 on: April 11, 2007 01:22:03 PM »

That looks really great! I can't wait to see the pattern
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« Reply #9 on: April 11, 2007 01:26:29 PM »

Yes, I think we ALL want the pattern Smiley
That looks really fun to make for something with such a "simplistic" design, and it looks great on too Cheesy
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