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Topic: Free Summerlin -- my first knit clothing!  (Read 1813 times)
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« on: June 10, 2008 10:26:11 AM »

I learned to knit when I was about 7 years old (I remember holding one needle between my knees so I could use both hands to manage the yarn and other needle!), but I've never really knit much other than squares and rectangles.  I wanted to knit something more, but I was scared to try to follow a pattern...so I started with this free Summerlin pattern (small, and not too intimidating).

And here, for your viewing pleasure, is my first knit article of clothing!

The bodice is knit of pretty yellow Sugar'n'Cream and the skirt is linen I reconned from a woman's shirt I got at the thrift store for $2.

It turned out so well, that I started on a simple toddler dress. It's about halfway done already! (I'm a slow knitter).

The pattern was surprisingly easy and I'll definitely make another one...just as soon as I lay my hands on some more cotton yarn.  Roll Eyes

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« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2008 10:37:16 AM »

oh my goodness:).  ur model is darling!  great dress~

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« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2008 10:59:38 AM »

That is so pretty! I love the colors you used. It looks like a great starter pattern. And your model is adorable.
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2008 11:09:28 AM »

What a great, summery dress. Nice job! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2008 03:24:29 AM »

Adorable!!  I may make one or two of these myself, thanks for the link to the pattern!
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« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2008 04:42:30 AM »

Your dress is so cute! And your model adorable Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2008 12:35:51 AM »

Looks fashionable AND comfortable! And I agree, the model is just darling!

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