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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Tiger Lily Tank

Last week was a very good knitting week for me, I finished two WIP's.  I posted about how I finished my Mom's top, and then the next day or so I finished the Tiger Lily Tank Top I was working on.

Some folks might remember that I made myself this skirt in anticipation for summer a couple of weeks ago.  Well, after I made the skirt I decided I needed a white top to go with it.  Right around then I got an email from Lion Brand (how many knitting emails do I get a week?  Too many) Hence my new top was born:

This is me messing around with the effects folder on my photo editor.  It is called "warmify" but just looks like "make redder" to me.


It was a very easy and fast pattern.  I like to have at least one pattern I can just sit and do in front of the tv, and this one was it.  Plus I got to learn the three needle cast off for the straps, and that was fun too.

Of course, now that I'm ready for summer, we are having really dreadful weather.  I guess it is good we are going abroad or I wouldn't get to wear my new creations at all!




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14 comments:

  1. Cute top, I love the way the straps cross at the back :)

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  2. Very cute top! It looks lovely on you!

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  3. wow! you are amazing! Can't believe you finished so much!

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  4. No pictures of the skirt and shirt together? You need to get on that. =D

    The top is cute. Every so often Lion Brand puts out a winner like that.

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  5. I love this!!! I've been looking for a great tank top pattern. I'll have to check this one out.

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  6. That tank looks fantastic on you, and I love the crossed straps!

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  7. Wow, you made that? Beautiful top! Following you - can't wait to read more! :)

    I really like your blog - I'm trying to get mine off the ground and was wondering if you could come check it out and consider following.

    http://www.guitartrump.blogspot.com/

    Hope you have an *amazing* day! :)

    Alex

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  8. Great top, I liked the skirt too ;) Thanks so much for sharing and linking up with us! We appreciate it!
    Britney
    www.jandmseyecandy.blogspot.com

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  10. I really like the top, I'm surprised that is a Lion Brand pattern but every once in a while, they surprise you! I like the back straps especially, it dresses up an otherwise plain top. I may have to queue that!

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