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Icyshard
07-24-2006, 03:37 PM
From Vogue Knitting Spring/Summer 2006. I used Rowan Luxury Cotton in White.

I am so pleased that it fits just like the peasant skirts I've purchased from a store. I :heart: it even though it took me 3 months to make (not non-stop knitting, obviously). DK weight yarn makes it kinda heavy when you hold the FO, but when you wear it you don't really feel the weight. It might not be a skirt for very very hot days, due to the thickness, but it will make a lovely skirt for a nice, sunny day. :happydance:

AidanM
07-24-2006, 03:48 PM
That looks really, really professional. I almost can't even tell that it's knitted - It almost looks sewn. GREAT job! :happydance: :cheering:

Pixywhispers
07-24-2006, 03:50 PM
I bet it feels like a dream!

RachelJean
07-24-2006, 04:38 PM
That is very pretty and it looks great on you!

Jan in CA
07-24-2006, 05:09 PM
That is beautiful!!! :inlove:

AnreeAce
07-24-2006, 05:47 PM
Soooo pretty! :inlove: :inlove:

Nice skirt!

Jouf
07-24-2006, 06:07 PM
That is gorgeous! I love it.

Amber
07-24-2006, 06:09 PM
Very pretty!!

rebecca
07-24-2006, 06:40 PM
Beautiful...looks great on you!! :thumbsup:

Ellen Edwards
07-24-2006, 07:15 PM
Gee--in the pic it looks like it was machine made at a factory no less!! I can't imagine ever undertaking something like that! Bravo!! ;)

gardenmommy
07-24-2006, 07:36 PM
It's wonderful! :cheering:

melinphx
07-25-2006, 12:16 AM
That is absolutely fantastic!!!
:cheering:

Jenelle
07-25-2006, 01:05 AM
That's so beautiful!!! :inlove:

KnittyKitty
07-25-2006, 06:16 AM
That's beautiful!

cozy
07-25-2006, 08:12 AM
Wow! Great jo :inlove: b!!

Angelia
07-25-2006, 08:24 AM
Beautiful!!! You look great in it, too!! :thumbsup:

newamy
07-25-2006, 03:09 PM
It doesn't look knitted, do you have a close up pic of the knitting? It is realy pretty. :thumbsup:

jamadian75
07-25-2006, 05:33 PM
:heart: :heart:
I love this pattern!
You AND the skirt are beautiful !!!!

Icyshard
07-25-2006, 10:08 PM
Thank you all so much for your wonderfully kind words! I really do think it came out beautifully. If you can stand the seemingly endless rows of stockinette done in the round, then I definitely recommend it! It IS a perfect project when you don't want to think about what you're knitting!

Newamy, since you asked, here are a few closeups of the skirt. The first is a sort of overall closeup, while the second is of the lower half and the crocheted edging (which I had to quickly learn to do to complete this project!). They aren't the clearest photos, but at least you can tell it was indeed knitted! :)

callmesusan
07-27-2006, 12:34 AM
You're amazing and the skirt is lovely.

feministmama
07-27-2006, 02:03 PM
That.is.so.cool. :inlove: