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cds11
09-05-2007, 02:40 AM
When I got home this summer, I showed my mom the picture from Interweave Knit's Spring 2007 magazine of the Rib and Lace Tank.. She looked at it and told me I was "ambitious" and she essentially doubted I could knit it seeing as how I just started to teach myself knitting in late January of this year. Well, a month later, I got yarn for it, and now, it's completed! It fits, looks actually mostly decent... and I did it all myself :woohoo: I learned soooo much doing this, and I'm just happy with it...

(Sorry the pictures aren't better... I propped up the camera so I could see in the mirror what it was taking a picture of....)

AnnaT
09-05-2007, 07:19 AM
I love it and love your color choice. :cheering:

ritaw
09-05-2007, 08:10 AM
I love it . and it looks great on you :)

quiltbugj
09-05-2007, 08:22 AM
You did a fabulous job - the fit is exquisite.

mas
09-05-2007, 08:38 AM
you did a great job keep up the good work

GardenGirlKnitsToo
09-05-2007, 09:34 AM
That's beautiful, and it fits you perfectly!

GinnyG
09-05-2007, 09:36 AM
Congratulations, you did a GREAT job!!!!

dustinac
09-05-2007, 10:08 AM
Great job!! What did your mom say when you finished it? I love that you didn't let that stop you :happydance:

italianchildhood
09-05-2007, 11:08 AM
It looks really, really nice!

cds11
09-05-2007, 11:20 AM
Thank you everyone for your wonderful replies!

My mom saw it getting done bit by bit, and when it was finally done and it fit, she was kind of shocked I guess... But not completely surprised, she heard all about progress the whole way through, you know, me figuring out what yet another thing means and how to do it..

Itsabtme
09-05-2007, 01:47 PM
Very Cute! Good Job:thumbsup:

Ellen Edwards
09-05-2007, 01:52 PM
I think you're awesome and it looks great!!
(but I'm not going to "rate" it!!lol):hug:

MerigoldinWA
09-05-2007, 02:25 PM
WOW!! I love it. You did learn a lot on a project like that. Feels good to prove to Mom you could do it doesn't it. I love the shaping stuff going on in the bust area, and the lace. This is a great little top. Wear it proudly.

cecile77
09-05-2007, 03:08 PM
I bet your mother won't doubt you again! It fits great on you.

Mariblue
09-05-2007, 03:31 PM
That's beautiful! You did a great job!

dewdrops
09-05-2007, 08:41 PM
Very nice! Good Job:thumbsup:

cinnamon_girl
09-05-2007, 08:46 PM
You should be very proud of yourself!! That's quite an impressive project to tackle and complete. You did a great job, it looks super on you!! :yay:

winterblues
09-05-2007, 09:56 PM
That's just stunning. :flirt:

cds11
09-05-2007, 10:23 PM
Wow, I'm amazed with all the responses I've gotten! I never thought I would get this many people complimenting my work.. So thank you all!

chrislt8
09-05-2007, 10:29 PM
WOW- that is a great top. Super job on the fitting too :cheering:

veronikaj
09-05-2007, 10:39 PM
The top is excellent. I like that you challenged yourself. You should be mighty proud of yourself. -Ve

psammeadred
09-05-2007, 10:47 PM
Fantastic job! What yarn did you use?

(Oh, and cute shower curtain!)

soobeeoz
09-05-2007, 11:45 PM
Lovely design and a great fit. Well done! :cheering:

Jackie Lim
09-06-2007, 02:25 AM
Give yourself a pat on the shoulder. Very nice work.

kemp
09-08-2007, 10:46 AM
Gorgeous! I'm putting that on my list to to dos :)

ah
09-08-2007, 04:19 PM
Beautiful! Does your mom want one now? :-)

Suziblues
09-08-2007, 04:21 PM
VERY nice!:cheering:

auburnchick
09-08-2007, 10:23 PM
Oh...my...goodness! That is so pretty! You selected a great color for the pattern too. It looks beautiful on you.

GiddyKnitter
09-09-2007, 06:34 AM
Im loving it it's lovely well done xx