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Topic: 4 skeins of Silk Garden go a long way (ballet tee)  (Read 4027 times)
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Kerry Berry
« on: December 28, 2005 04:22:51 PM »

For my birthday present to myself back in October, I bought 4 skeins of Silk Garden (color 228 I think, although I don't have a label with me).  I was able to make the Teva Durham ballet top with them.  I actually had a bit left over.  I wish I had planned the color on the sleeves better so that they would be a bit longer. 

Trying to be a model, while not fully understanding the principles of using a flash while standing right next to a wall:


So you can see both sleeves (they don't match, and I'm not sure if I like that or don't).


If you look, you can still see the ladders from my DPNs.

I modified the pattern for gauge and for sleeves.  I had the pattern out of the Loop-d-Loop book, with cap sleeves.  I used Option #1 from Grumperina's guide to adding long sleeves, and it worked really well.

If I were to do this pattern with Noro again, I'd modify the way I did the body so that the width of those stripes matched the width of the stripes on the sleeves.
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« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2005 04:25:20 PM »

Its beautiful!
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« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2005 04:30:51 PM »

That really is great, I love the colors.
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« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2005 04:33:43 PM »

Looks great to me! And aren't you a cutie! Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2005 05:41:36 PM »

I think it looks great the way it is.  I wouldn't change a thing!
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guessica
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2005 06:00:14 PM »

i think it looks awesome.  you can't engineer silk garden too much - better to let the stripes go as they are.  this is the first ballet tee i've seen in a non-solid color - it looks fabulous!  what # of silk garden is it?
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LadySpankington
« Reply #6 on: December 28, 2005 06:25:42 PM »

I really like it! I wouldn't worry about the sleeves, like them non-matchy

Great job!
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starghoti
« Reply #7 on: December 28, 2005 07:18:34 PM »

It looks really nice!  But does it itch?
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linda63pt
« Reply #8 on: December 28, 2005 07:26:28 PM »

It is superb!  I love silk garden.  I even washed it and it gets much softer. 
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Shan
« Reply #9 on: December 28, 2005 08:02:48 PM »

Beautiful. I think it looks perfect and fabulous.
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