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« on: June 21, 2005 05:55:55 PM »

the was supposed to be the ballerina wrap from rebecca, but it was too bulky so i chopped off the wrap parts and made it into this-




the pic of the back is bad, but i couldn't see what i was doing. Wink

and i also made these as a gift for my friend (aka Vmoney)


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Sugar Magnolia
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2005 06:04:39 PM »

Cute shirt! I love the neckline, it also looks really light and airy. Awesome job!
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« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2005 06:06:13 PM »

That shirt is neat! I like it chunky like that.
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« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2005 02:43:37 PM »

The wristbands are genius... great work!!
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« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2005 03:53:33 PM »

everything looks great but i am in love with the top! is this a complicated project or something that a beginner could handle...because i really think i must have it!
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« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2005 04:09:04 PM »

Thanks so much everyone! Smiley

it's about 28 (that will be your length) stitches on 15mm needles with 9 bound off for armholes (i think for 6 or 7 rows). i wish i could give a pattern, but this was massive trial and error. i just kept trying it on. so start from the middle of your back (k1 p1 rib the whole time), make an armhole, then keep going until it stretches across your chest, then make another armhole, then keep going until you're halfway across your back again. or try it backwards, that's easier. Wink. then sew it up and i ruched it a bit by pulling the seam tight. i used cheap (but washable) Red Heart Baby Clouds. i think it was only abut 2 skeins. A lot of it was leftovers from a scarf and hat i had already made. but anything bulky should do. i want to see yours if you do it! Smiley

i think i will make another one someday soon- if i do i will write stuff down as i go along.
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« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2005 09:07:27 PM »

The top is very funky looking. Very pretty. I have thought about doing writ warmers, but haven't had the guts. Yours are so cool. I like the sequins.
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