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Topic: "Samantha" by kate gilbert  (Read 2385 times)
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« on: February 03, 2005 03:33:24 PM »


I just bought the $4.95 pattern and plan on starting in the next few weeks.  Is anyone out there interested in knitting this at the same time as me?  It will be my first "pieced" knitting project.  I plan on giving it to a friend for her baby girl due in April.  Of course, I just had a baby girl myself so I may have to make two if it turns out well.  I was unable to find a cotton/microfiber blend in the store and was too impatient for an online order, so I am substituting a sport-weight acrylic.  I'm not a big acrylic fan, but this has a smooth, soft strand and will make it machine washable for a baby...big plus!  I chose "Luster Sheen" in Natural by Red Heart.
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2005 07:38:22 PM »

That is so cute....I'd love to make it.  Both my sister and sister-in-law are pregnant, but neither of them are planning on finding out the sex of the little ones, so I am afraid they will both end up with boys.  I'd love to see the finished dress in case one actually has a boy (we're all keeping our fingers crossed for a girl after the last 4 babies have been boys.)
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« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2005 05:50:04 PM »

It's beautiful, but looks too difficult for me Sad
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2005 04:17:01 PM »

It's beautiful, but looks too difficult for me Sad

the skills needed are listed as: invisible cast-on, knit two together,vertical decrease,ssk, 3 needle bind off,picking up stitches,yarn overs, slipping stitches.

I haven't done all of these yet, myself.  If you're confident enough, though, a resource book will teach you or there are a few online resources that even have video clips of someone doing the particular task.
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2005 03:38:58 PM »

I still haven't started yet, but plan to sometime this month.  When I finally get around to it, maybe I'll figure out how to post photos.  Anyway, if anyone is still interested, you can still knit-along with me since I haven't begun.
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