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« on: January 06, 2005 12:44:14 PM »

I wanted to knit a tube-top, but I couldn't find any patterns on the web or in any books, so I got out my trusty #9 circulars and whipped this baby up. 





I used Lion Brand Jiffy yarn in White. It's soo snuggly, and really does look like Mohair! The tubetop fits pretty well, except for being a bit snug on the top, but I'm guessing it'll stretch after a couple of wears.
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« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2005 12:45:37 PM »

ohhh sweet!! you look very cute in it also!
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« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2005 12:49:40 PM »

I love it and it looks so fantastic on you!.  From the picture, the cables look like hearts...which makes it even more beautiful.  I've never used Jiffy yarn, but I'm going to have to try it.

Edit: How long were your circulars?
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« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2005 12:52:21 PM »

i love it! I'm so tempted to try now
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« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2005 01:01:48 PM »

Love It!  That looks great on you!
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« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2005 01:04:40 PM »

holy crap.  that is amazing!  i need to suck it up and learn to knit cables already.  also, ditto on the question about how long the circular needles were.
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« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2005 01:20:48 PM »

I love it! It looks fantastic! That's awesome that you just went off on your own and created something... I wish I could be so crafty! I also wish I could get away with wearing tube tops, because man, I so want to make this for myself!! Great job!

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« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2005 01:21:49 PM »

I love it and it looks so fantastic on you!.  From the picture, the cables look like hearts...which makes it even more beautiful.  I've never used Jiffy yarn, but I'm going to have to try it.

Edit: How long were your circulars?

Thanks guys!  Grin
The circulars I used were (US 9, 24") I also posted the pattern on my blog.
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« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2005 01:42:01 PM »

That looks excellent!  I was thinking of making a cabled tube top too.  I made a spaghetti strap top once, but I too found that the top edge was a little tight.  I think that my cast off is tighter than my cast on. 
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« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2005 01:58:03 PM »

Awesome job!  Beautiful design, and elegant results
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