Saturday, June 09, 2007

Finito!



This is the picture that elder elf took of me! I am shocked by how well she did! The skirt is done : )(You can just ignore the pink bra showing through- I never would have guessed it would....oh well....live and learn) Also, while we are ignoring things, lets ignore those really white arms, shall we?


















Another view....


It was a fun project that knit up pretty fast. The pre-blocking picture was frightening:



After looking at that I thought, "What a waste to make this weird thing!" But it stretched out well. I am very eager to see how it wears. I think I will debut it for the first world travellers who get in on Monday. I am not sure what time on Monday, but sometime. If any of such travelers are reading this, about what time do you land? That will give me an idea of what time you will be here.

The knitting details are at the KAL blog...so I don't think I'll repeat. I was kind of sick of the whole thing by the time I got done with the ruffle. I think that had something to do with why I didn't do the I-cord tie. The crochet tie was much easier and I was ready to be done.

Now, onto that knitted jumpsuit a la Leather Tuscadaro.....

4 comments:

Nan said...

I love the way yours turned out--including the length! I want mine to fall below the knee but am not sure how much it will shrink in the wash. Did you measure the length before and after washing? Enjoy your lovely skirt!

Dipsy said...

Wow!!! This skirt is absolutely awesome - what a great job you did knitting it up! It's got the perfect fit it seems, and I also love the color of the yarn you've been using! Congrats on a really great accomplishment!

Wishful Knitting said...

Hello Nan- I wasn't sure how to reply to you- I didn't see an e-mail address anywhere, so I hope you get this! I did measure it, but the yarn I used wasn't the shrinking cotton called for in the pattern. I have recently had some bad experiences with gauge changing post washing- with Aurora 8 from Karabella, so I wasn't about to risk it. I also didn't put it in the dryer and don't plan on it. Good luck with your skirt-if you have a blog, send it so I can see your progress!

lynda said...

Ooooh! - I love your skirt! I'm been considering making it... you may have convinced me!