This fair isle tank was the first tank top I’ve ever knit, and I clearly forgot a lot about what tank tops actually look like. Primarily, that the front and back are typically different. So I frogged the back. Here’s my re-do.
It’s not always cheaper to knit for myself. On the line graph of work experience to savings, knitting gets comparatively cheaper the longer I work. Yarn as a teenager was a pretty considerable expense in babysitting money compared to sweaters from Forever 21 that would disintegrate on the first wash. Now comparing decent yarn toContinue reading “Ripping Off a Retailer”
I don’t usually knit much in the summer. Party because I live in Georgia and the heat and humidity create a small swamp wherever I set my hundreds of yards of wool – and partly because of my summer association with lacework. I have a prejudice against lacework that goes back 15 years to myContinue reading “Layering Tank”
Materials Yarn – Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool in Charcoal, 3 skeins (576.0 yards (526.7 meters), 5.29 ounces) Needles: Size 5 straight Gauge – 13 stitches and 18 rows = 2 inches in ST Size: Women’s Small Back CO 110 Row 1: (RS) *P2, k2; continue from * to end, p2 Continue reading “Double V Ribbed Tank”