6.09.2008

Considering glee

My Glee swetaer is 98% finished - it needs some hook and eyes clasps and two ends to weve in. I really pushed myself to just get it done, and I'm quite proud of the fact that I did. Love the zephyrstyle pattern - well written, and construction-wise - top down all in one piece - that is the way to go. Ravelry details are here.

Glee (98% finished)
Slightly blurry photo. While I'm thrilled with the fact that I made my first "Big Girl Sweater", and that for the most part it fits, I'm not too excited about the body portion - I didn't try this on as I went. I made the medium size to account for the *bewbs* I now have thanks to the little one. I think I maybe should have then followed the directions for the smaller size for the body. Pre-baby I had started wearing clothes that fit to my body more, so maybe that is what my hang up is here.
Glee Back

I'm so very proud of how I picked up stitches on the neckline!
Look at those picked up stitches!

The yarn is elspeth lavold silky wool - wonderful to work with, and light, but very warm! I do think I will get the hook /eyes and follow this through to the end. I set out to make this sweater and I did it! Yay me!

Saturday was a good mail day in terms of yarn. I received a skein of Blue Sky Dyed Cotton that I swapped for with another Ravel-er. I also received an order from the Loopy Ewe - I ordered two sock patterns, pattern keepers, dpn holders on Thursday and received my items on Saturday! That's so beyond awesome :) And now, since I have spent enough over the last year or so I now also have a credit! One more order and I get to be a Loopy Groupie - don't think that credit isn't burning a hole in my virtual pocket!! Sheri is just awesome, I would totally push for you to buy from her!

5 comments:

Firemanshunny said...

I love the Loopy Ewe! I am already a groupie!! The loopy groupy package is great. Can't wait to hear what you get!!

theatreknitter said...

that is so great, it looks wonderful!

mad knitter said...

Oh, it's just lovely! Nice work! Can't wait to see you model it!

Sonia said...

Congratulations!!! The top looks great-you must be so happy to have the knitting finished and be able to try it on!

KnelleyBelley said...

I love it! It's beautiful and I can't wait to see it in person. My dumpy just-friends-sweater is hanging its head, knowing that your big girl sweater won't want to associate with her now that she's so fabulous!

And can I just say that my new favorite word is "bewbs."

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