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Monday, June 26, 2006
Ehhh-what an underachievement
After 4 years of wringing my hands because I didn't UNDERSTAND the Japanese schematic, and being so proud that I figured it out, it's knitted. Ehh. Nothing special. It's got a petite scale, which my DMIL will appreciate, but really, it's just a t-shirt. What a let-down. It's all over but the sewing.
I cast on for Grumperina's Picovoli. Find the info at http://www.grumperina.com/picovoli.htm. I'm using Elann's Lilac Sachet Sonata DK cotton. When I say I am making it, I mean I am not hacking and slashing the pattern to bits-I tweaked it by using YO increases at the raglan, because the color is soooo girly girl, and I opened up the neckline a little, which will be MUCH more flattering for the giftee, who's a little busty. I am also going to use Ladder Lace on the "side seams" to correlate with the YO increases. It's such a girly color, anything more lacy would be overkill, but I wanted to add a little pop!