Recently, I was commissioned by a friend to make her some clothes, and one of the dresses we decided on was Simplicity 1623 and she picked out a floral linen/cotton knit from GirlCharlee.com fabrics. I had never ordered from GirlCharlee.com, but they had fabulous service and quick shipping, as well as great prices for knit fabrics. They also included a card with a few swatches on it in the order, so that was really neat. I would definitely order from them again for another project in the future.Share on Facebook
I finally completed my first knitted item that wasn’t a rectangle of some sort. In fact, this one was more of a cylinder.
I haven’t blocked it yet, probably going to wash and block it tonight, though. I tried not to over-think it while I was knitting it, and just went with the flow of the pattern. Everything made sense and came together in the end. Definitely a great pattern for a beginning knitter like me (been knitting for six months now!) Next project will be socks on DPNs!Share on Facebook