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« on: September 23, 2007 05:11:06 PM »

So heres a funny story, I knit this whole thing in one sitting triple stranded and on the last pattern repeat I realized that I had calucalted the yardage thinking I was going to knit it double stranded! I had to knit it twice, good thing this was an easy enjoyable knit, great for knitters new to lace.


close up of the double knit glory


I keep the pattern the same except I subbed yarn and didn't make a strap



happiness in a knit garment

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« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2007 05:12:47 PM »

Very nice job!
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« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2007 05:20:44 PM »

Lurvely <3

What yarn did you use?
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kelliz
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2007 06:19:43 PM »

That turned out really pretty.  I would love to knit it but it wouldn't look as cute on me as it does on you!
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« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2007 07:20:30 PM »

That's so purty!!!
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« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2007 08:22:28 PM »

Beautiful!  I love the way it turned out...  I keep meaning to make tht for myself but somehow have not got round to it yet.
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« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2007 07:43:14 AM »

i used Tahki/ Stacy Charles Fiji yarn which is a woven tubular yarn in lime green. I got it on sale for 2.50 a skien and I used jsut under 5 skiens.

if i were to knit this again i would def. consider using rowan bamboo tape ( if it weren't so expensive!) and knitting it in a larger size.

Also I modified the top bind off, using a more elastic method so it could easly come on and off
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« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2007 09:10:20 AM »

I love this top. I think its hard to find yarn for it tho. very pretty.(^_^)
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« Reply #8 on: September 25, 2007 09:18:18 AM »

Very pretty! Great job!
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« Reply #9 on: September 26, 2007 07:06:39 PM »

thanks everyone for the comments!

really any tape yarn, ribbon yarn would work well with this tank top.
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