Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Introduction Please


My name is Julie and I am from Florida. I have been knitting for about 3-4 years but seriously for about a year.
This is my recent FO. It is the Drop Stitch Lace Tank from "Fitted Knits" which can be found at Glampyre Knits by Stefanie Japel. I did change the pattern to be knitted in the round. It was a very fast and easy pattern. I love it lots! Currently on my needles is the Turtleneck Tube Vest from the same book. I have been viewing Stafanie's blog for some time and when I found this book in the bookstore I was so excited... "Its that girl from that blog I read".
Also on my needles, very small needles, is a pair of Jaywalker Socks from MagKnits. I am using Blue Moon Fiber Arts in Fire on the Mountain colorway. They are really turning out super.
Okay enough for tonight.

11 comments:

Shannon said...

I love it!! Was it easy to do in the round...easy to change the pattern I mean? I always get nervous when I stray from the 'recipe'. Did you also leave buttons off? It looks like how I want mine to look - with minor adhustments!

ought to be studying said...

Absolutely gorgeous, and very flattering! I want to make one now!

Amy O'Neill Houck said...

Fabulous job--I look forward to seeing your next project!

Robin said...

Gorgeous!!!

Lotusknits said...

Thank you very much for great complements. To adjust the pattern for working in the round, I determined my gauge (by doing the dreaded swatch), then adjusted for the number of stitches for each pattern repeat. The only difficulty I had was in determining were I would split for armeyes. And yes, I did omit the buttons, only because I ran out of yarn and could not do a proper neck band. Thanks again!

Susan said...

Glad to see you on the Fitted Knits KAL. Your current FO is beautiful. I know who I'll turn to if I have any major questions! lol

SD

Rubys & Purls said...

The tank looks just great! I really like it better without the buttons. What yarn did you use? I can't wait to see the next one!

Lotusknits said...

Unfortunately I did not keep the ball band for the yarn. It was from a sweater I completed over a year ago that I frogged just for this pattern. I felt that it would work better with this pattern than the previous one and I just loved the yarn/color and wanted to wear it more but the previous pattern just wasn't so good. I did not keep record of my objects back then, so the it's a mystery.

GailV said...

When I saw this pattern in the book I thought "eh, probably won't bother", but I love your version (no offense to the original model or original knitter meant). Now I really, really want to make one. I wonder if mine will look as good on me as yours does on you....

knitfriendly said...

That came out amazingly!! Great job! I have been eyeing that project since I received the book. It is so flattering on you. :)

Wanda said...

This is just gorgeous. I really love the tank and think I like it better without the buttons too. It really looks great. You did a wonderful job and it is so flattering. I think I will do it in the round too, that's the easiest to me.