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MoniDew
04-16-2009, 11:10 AM
A little cotton summer top, but embellished with beads to the 'nth' degree! I love the randomness of the beads. I tried to get them as random as possible. Pattern is made up, as usual. Wish you could see the feather and fan stitch pattern better, but the beads run up the rib of each feather. I can't believe how heavy the beads are making this supposed-to-be light weight summer top! Maybe I need to rethink this!

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w10/MoniDew/100_2758.jpg

Ana101
04-16-2009, 01:13 PM
I can't wait to see the final result! The color is amazing.

dustinac
04-16-2009, 02:46 PM
:happydance:very pretty, love that color!


Maybe it could be a spring/fall top since the beads add weight to it...will the beads cause it to pull out of shape? :think:

Anarfea
04-16-2009, 03:22 PM
That's really really pretty. But beads are heavy!!! I wore a prom dress completely covered in seed beeds that must have weight 10 lbs.

Suziblues
04-16-2009, 03:37 PM
OH! Thats gonna be so pretty! I want to make something with beads...but I still need to read up a bit more regarding this.
Nice work!
sue

margz3
04-16-2009, 04:41 PM
Looking fabulous so far Moni! Can't wait to see it all done - bet it's going to look spectacular!

GirlChris
04-16-2009, 04:41 PM
It is looking great!

ArtLady1981
04-16-2009, 05:56 PM
I love yarn and beads together! I was thinking about getting Lily Chin's book about knitting with beads! Your fabric is turning out so nicely!!!

wezyus
04-17-2009, 01:12 AM
wowwwww's its so lovely n nice color with the matching beads ...thnks for sharing

WandaT
04-17-2009, 11:05 PM
Can't wait to see the FO! It's going to be gorgeous!!

MoniDew
04-19-2009, 09:49 PM
thank you everybody. It's up past the armholes now, and I should be finished pretty soon. More pics when it's finished. :muah:

lelvsdgs
04-19-2009, 10:01 PM
Wow! What a beautiful color and the pattern is wonderful. The beads really make it stand out though they do add weight. Can't wait to see your finished project

knittingymnast
04-20-2009, 08:31 PM
Ooh. That's very pretty. I can't wait to see it!! Post pics, ok?