Friday, March 11, 2011

Where do I put my head?

If you have ever knit something that starts as a rectangle, gets folded in half and seamed up then picked up and knit in the round you know what I am talking about.


The Easy Ruffle Coat, once finally off needles, rather resembled a bag with legs.  My only excuse is it was late at night and I was tired, so a little bit "fitting impaired".


Anywho...


here is the beauty...


and OH MY, it is waaaaayyyy better than I expected!


Sorry for the pitiful lighting/exposure and all that technical nonsense...


The first picture shows a more accurate representation of the color...



After twisting some knobs on the top of the camera (um, yep I'm a button pusher/knob twister with no clue what I'm doing), the next two exposures resulted and I rather like them as you can see a bit more of the yarn/textural/color changes.




Would have to say that in the final product, the only complaint I have was totally my fault...yarn choice.  I LOVE Feza, don't get me wrong, but I do.not.care.for all the knots where the yarn is joined.  Would I do it again...Oh yeah! in a heartbeat!


While my photographic exposure may leave something to be desired, the people at Tami's are exposing some awesome FO's.  Go check them out, you know you want to.

10 comments:

  1. It's gorgeous! Congrats on finishing :)

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  2. I TOLD you it'd be worth it when it was all done! And I was right -- it's gorgeous! You did a fantastic job. Enjoy!

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  3. Wow, it's just fantastic, Dina! Nicely done!

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  4. I think my jaw actually dropped when I scrolled down enough to get to your first photo. This is gorgeous. The colours! The drape! The openness of the knit! I could stare at this thing all day.

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  5. Holy smokes, that's beautiful! you should be so proud of yourself.

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  6. Love it, love it, love it! Worth every bit of aggravation along the way. The color is perfect & it looks perfectly drapey. Very nice work.

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  7. That is so lovely. Now I need to go see if I can add it to my 'to knit' list

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