see? we DO still knit!

the ribbed corset is finished.

ribbed corset FO
see? i wouldn’t lie to you

i waffled between buttons i could afford that jo-ann’s had enough in stock to buy RIGHT THEN and ones that were more expensive and not enough in stock. i bought the ones i could afford. however, the main reason i bought the right then buttons was that there were 25 (i needed 22, but they came in sets of 5). the silver filigree ones that i loved came in sets of 3 and there were only 5 sets. alas, i only wound up using 11 buttons, so in theory, i could have gotten the ones i loved…

anyhow, the FO REPORT!!!

pattern: annie modesitt’s ribbed corset
needles: addi turbo size 6, 32″
yarn: brown sheep cotton fleece in silver plum
date started: 06/22/06
date finished:
07/08/06
modifications: not many – i knitted it exactly as written. but realized that 22 buttons that were 5/8″ in that amount of space were too many, so i removed half the buttons, and sewed it shut to prevent unseemly gapping
notes: LOVE. IT. love it love it love it love it. and i like it, too!

clicking the picture below takes you to the rest of the pictures.

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15 responses to “see? we DO still knit!

  1. The tank looks great!!

  2. HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOTTTTTTT!

  3. heather, i am so impressed with your skills. you make me care about knitting.

  4. Veranice! Veragoot! Just darn tootin’ cool.

  5. you make me feel so guilty about stopping after scarves. the corset is perfect, as expected. too bad about the buttons. next project maybe?

  6. so when do i get a corset?

  7. I am in love!

    It’s so nice. Damn. You’ve got mad skills.

    I think you chose the perfect color, too.

  8. heatherfeather

    aw, shucks, y’all…

    thanks.

    p-man, you get a corset when you teach me to ride a bike.

  9. Looks amazing. Awesome job.

  10. That corset tank ROCKS!!! You did a terrific job!!!

  11. that is a really cute top!! I’m kinda jealous of your capabilities!

  12. SUPER COOL!! Love it. I want one.

  13. Are cardigans stylish anymore for men? I might start a new hobby here, Heather.

  14. heatherfeather

    well grunty, not so much. but it’s easier to knit sweaters without buttons anyway.

  15. Hey, that’s a really great top!

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