So, the question is, what does any good seamstress do when she is making pyjama trousers for her daughters and finds out she has to combine two different sizes due to their excessively long legs and skinny bodies? Well I wouldn't know, because I am only a mediocre seamstress at best, though I do try. What I did was head straight for the tracing paper to trace out the correct size. Upon discovering that in fact, I had no tracing paper, I used the next
By the way, if you are looking at the above picture and scratching your head--yes one leg is slightly bigger than the other. No worries, I fixed it. Still not quite sure how I did it though.
I got the pattern traced out without much issue. Isla & Rori picked this pink flannel with white stars last summer when we were visiting family in Michigan. Why is fabric so much cheaper over there? It doesn't seem fair, but I can' t complain right now because last summer my Grandma cleaned out her fabric stash (yay!) and I brought home a whole suitcase full of fabric. The joy!
Back to the trousers. The pattern was very easy and straightforward, so we went from this:
Why is it they normally LOVE having their pictures taken, but when I asked them to pose for me, no joy. So instead you get funny faces.
Just so you don't think I haven't got any knitting going, I am currently working on a fitted tank top. Yes, I'm ready for summer already.
Now, before you think to yourself "that is pretty small looking" it is a 3x3 rib and has a lot of streeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeetch. So far, so good. Of course I got the pattern on Ravelry, though it is a Lion Brand pattern so you can get it on their website too.
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