Wednesday, March 23, 2016

FO: Beach House


I finished my Beach House last week, exactly as planned, and I am super happy thrilled with it. I love the length, I love the fit, I love the color-really, this is one of my favorite new tops. I cheated for pictures-the finishing's not quite done here. I usually weave in all my ends before blocking, but I missed one, and decided to get it once it was dry. Then I got all set up for the photoshoot, remembered that there was still one long end by my armpit that needed to be woven in, and tucked it secretly into my brassiere.


(And now I've ruined the secret by telling all of you. Also, I've attracted god knows how many spambots because I said "brassiere." Oh well. Hello, spambots. I hope you like knitting, because that's really all I talk about.)

Anywho, I am incredibly pleased with how this top came out, and I think it's going to be a really flexible piece. This yarn is an absolute delight, but there was still a lot of dye hanging out in it-I rinsed it six times before the water went from "washing the blood on my hands" to "mild pink." I got it from a destash sale, and it's discontinued now (because of course it is), but other than the bleeding it was a total delight to work with and I'm loving wearing it!


Ravelry Page: Beach House
Pattern: Beach House, by Teresa Gregorio
Yarn: Noro Lily Solid "24 Purple Red"

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8 comments:

  1. Love how simple and summery it is! Beautiful FO!

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  2. Oh my gosh, it looks awesome! I love the longer length in this pattern (I've only seen it cropped - which doesn't appeal to me right now) and the colour is lovely. I agree that you've hit it out of the park on this one!

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  3. you are so right....this one you can layer over, layer under....summer, spring...fall.....you'll wear this one a whole lot!!!

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  4. That is such a great top!!! Putting it in my favs

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  5. This is so cute! It looks like you're dancing and "raising the roof" in your photos hehe - that's how we know you love it!

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  6. Haha you look very professional anyway! Love this design, I really want to make a summery top for myself at some point :)

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