Spring Garden Tee

I finally completed my first knitted item that wasn’t a rectangle of some sort. In fact, this one was more of a cylinder. :)

Spring Tee on me!

I like to call today “No Make-up Monday”, which may or may not last for several weeks.

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!

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Starting the Spring Garden Tee

Now that I’ve finished three(!) knitting projects, I needed to make something a little more challenging than a rectangle (even if that rectangle turned into an infinite loop). I’ve spent a LOT of time on Ravelry (and any knitter or crocheter would probably attest to the fact that you can spend a lot of time on there) looking for my next project. I settled on the Spring Garden Tee–it looks like a fairly simple stockinette stitch t-shirt with a cute lace pattern on the cap sleeves.

I’m using CotLin (cotton/linen blend) from KnitPicks in Harbor for my shirt.

Three Skeins of Spring Garden Tee

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