Tuesday, April 26, 2005

A little ditty of details

Ok, I am so close to finishing "Lucky"...but I must tell you, I think I made it too small. Yes, that's right. *I have changed my mind, it is not too small. I just retried it on with safety pins and it is fine. I am hoping the neckband will help the shape and WW will take off the excess 10+lbs so I don't look like a hoochy momma in it. I measured inbetween sizes, so I did the smaller knowing that I will loose the lbs I have put on. It also is shorter than I would have like (Winnie also had the same comment) I would add 2" to the length. I love the 3/4 sleeves and thank god I made them bigger in width!
Here are some little shots of some details so far: The sidetie sewn in the seam and the "boatneck" that I hope will be fixed with the neckband.
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I just had to show you my armpit! I love the fake grafted seams and invisible mattress stitch as well as the work on raglan seems.
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And here she is, awaiting her neckband (which I hope I will knit today!)
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Ok, so my photography is lacking some expertise in flash/no flash work...the colour actually is true in the sidetie photo.
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3 comments:

Donna said...

Your Lucky looks beautiful! Congratulations!
Where did you get your blocking board?

goodkarma said...

Ack! The sizing thing always freaks me out, no matter how many times I measure! I guess that's because we can't try the thing on before we make it, huh? I'm so relieved that you think it will fit well. :)

Lauren said...

It is amazing how every picture you take of your Lucky, it shows a different color--all of them beautiful!

I am really interested in the sleeves and how you did them... could you post about this on the knitalong blog when you are done? I know several people could benefit from that!

Thanks,
Lolly