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HamaLee
10-19-2007, 12:42 AM
For my Tilli Tomas! :inlove:

I have 120 yds of "Simply Heaven"--a spun silk yarn with a suggested gauge of 4 sts per inch on size 10 needles, but it doesn't look or feel "bulky." And it's the "American Beauty" color, a rich deep garnet.

So...any suggestions? I want a pattern that will use this yarn to it's full advantage (this may be the most expensive single skein I've ever purchased).

Ideally I'm imagining something in the lingerie category. If I can find a feasible pattern for some cute "boyshorts" type panties I would absolutely die and go to heaven (first picking up more yarn if need be). I feel like I've seen such patterns but now can't seem to come across them. Even something with a general idea would be good and I can fiddle things to get them how I want.

Link away! :muah:

suzeeq
10-19-2007, 12:46 AM
Knitpicks has a boxer briefs pattern in their free patterns. Don't know if that's what you're thinking of...

laptop_knitter
10-20-2007, 03:26 PM
I think knitty had an 'adult' edition that had 1930's style pants in- not sure though

suzeeq
10-20-2007, 03:38 PM
Ohh I'm pretty sure they did, it was summer 04 or 05, I think.

Maria2009
10-20-2007, 05:46 PM
check http://www.knittingpatterncentral.com/directory/legwarmers.php I think i saw some shorts pattern there(vintage one)under toddler clothes patterns or boys patterns.

kristinw
10-21-2007, 08:39 PM
These (http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEsummer04/PATTpetitchou.html) are cute from Knitty. You could just make the bottoms. So cute!

Not sure if you have the Knitting Lingerie Style book or not. There are some boy shorts (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/gracefully-gathered-halter-top-and-boy-short) in there. I'm not sure of the necessary yardage. Ravelry only shows the combined yardage. I would imagine what you have would be enough. I think they are super cute!

Just a couple ideas.