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Title: tivoli tee in soy silk
Post by: alicesonmarie on August 01, 2005 03:47:18 PM
heres the pattern: http://www.grumperina.com/tivoli.htm (http://www.grumperina.com/tivoli.htm)
very worderful very easy pattern. no seaming at all  ;D except i added a hem at the bottom to prevent curling.




Title: Re: tivoli tee in soy silk
Post by: mathgirl on August 01, 2005 03:57:58 PM
Nice work! I like the color.


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Post by: weirdlilcraftychic on August 01, 2005 04:05:08 PM
where did you get that yarn?


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Post by: Miss_westenra on August 01, 2005 04:09:42 PM
oooooh, the color is juicy, and I bet it's super soft. You did a great job. I do so love it when knitted garments fit right, and yours looks like it fits you perfectly.


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Post by: apixiegrl on August 01, 2005 04:45:38 PM
just beautiful.. the color and the workmanship..just beautiful   ;D


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Post by: KnittyKnittyBangBang on August 01, 2005 05:36:07 PM
That's lovely. The color and style both look great on you, and your knitting looks beautiful. How did you like working with the soy silk? Trickier than wool?


Title: Re: tivoli tee in soy silk
Post by: alicesonmarie on August 01, 2005 06:04:14 PM
the yarn is oasis soy silk. i got it from this site :http://www.mypollywogs.com/pollyspecial.html (http://www.mypollywogs.com/pollyspecial.html) and i dyed it myself. the color was actually an accident. but i was really happy with the end result. as far as knitting with it-  it was not the easiest on my hands but i think that i may have done too much work on it while dying it making it a little rougher. but the feel and drape of it is amazing. worth the discomfort.


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Post by: goodkarma on August 01, 2005 11:12:17 PM
Good grief, Charlie Brown! That color is amazing! And it was an accident? I love it.


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Post by: yahaira on August 02, 2005 06:02:11 AM
I love everything about it, really makes me want to knit this top....with soy silk  ;)



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Post by: hyerac on August 02, 2005 06:22:35 AM
Stunning!  How many skeins did you use?


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Post by: storybook_farm on August 02, 2005 06:46:36 AM
oohh--that's lush! great job.

I really have to get my arms toned up so I can make cute sleeveless or tiny sleeves tees, too!


Title: Re: tivoli tee in soy silk
Post by: puppymomma on August 02, 2005 07:05:35 AM
How many skeins did you use?  I've seen a number of these, but by far I like this one the most!


Title: Re: tivoli tee in soy silk
Post by: alicesonmarie on August 02, 2005 10:35:10 AM
i used a little less than 2 skeins and i made the medium size but with a slightly smaller gauge approx 4sts per inch i think. but i will check and make sure if anyone is interested.


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Post by: linda63pt on August 02, 2005 10:41:37 AM
That is beautiful!


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Post by: Jazzybelle on August 02, 2005 12:14:29 PM
Wow, that's SO pretty! I love the color.

And okay, where did you get your necklace?? I've been looking for something just like it!


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Post by: wrybrarian on August 02, 2005 03:17:23 PM
And one more thing: is that a BUNNY tattoo??? That's fantastic!


Title: Re: tivoli tee in soy silk
Post by: guessica on August 03, 2005 06:32:02 AM
SUCH a great color.  Is it that bright in person? 


Title: Re: tivoli tee in soy silk
Post by: alicesonmarie on August 03, 2005 09:01:11 PM
so i wore this to work yesterday and by 3 o clock is was super stretched out and falling off of me. does anyone know anything about reshaping things? especially soy silk things?




jazzybelle- the necklace is from my grandmother's closet that i helped her clean out. she has no idea where it came from and said i was welcome to have it.  ;D i was so happy.

wrybrarian- yep. it is a bunny tattoo. thank you.

guessica- the color really is that bright in person. it is wonderful. the shame though is that all other yarns look a little drab in comparison and i'm having trouble settling down on a yarn for my next project... er frustration.


Title: Re: tivoli tee in soy silk
Post by: Jazzybelle on August 04, 2005 09:25:27 AM
My aunt and I tried to dye yarn that color yesterday. Our test skein came out perfect, but in larger batches, it's REALLY hard to get the vibrant color. So mine is somewhat toned-down. :-( But you know, I think I'm going to make the exact same thing. :-P


Title: Re: tivoli tee in soy silk
Post by: AgnesB on August 05, 2005 01:12:36 PM
I think the colour is very lovely and it fits very well!


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Post by: meco on August 05, 2005 10:06:18 PM
the colors are gorgeous!