Saturday, May 28, 2005

Bamboo Princess

As promised, actual knitting content!

Here is the finished tank top for my niece.

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close up of picot edge

This was made using size 7 needles & classic elite Bam Boo yarn. I used a size 8 crochet hook to do the picot edge. The color is a little off because I had just washed it & was setting it up to block. I completely winged the pattern, but luckily I wrote it all down so I can do it again! I am calling it the princess tank. I made this especially for my little princess' first trip to Disney World!

It really looks much nicer in person. A photographer I am not!
So, what do y'all think?? :)


Heather said...

Wow! That is so cute! You did a great job, and I think the color is fantabulous.

Sue said...

No pattern?! I'm impressed!! Nice job, Kim.

Kathy said...

That tank is gorgeous! I love the color and the style!

Dragon Whispers said...

Ooooo your little niece is going to look very very stylish in her new Princess Tank. The color is so pretty. I like the pattern Kim, did you make it up as you went along? The crochet edging adds the perfect touch!


Ingrid said...

Wow what a cute tank...and I know how soft Bam Boo is! clapping of pawickies in this household.

How was serenity?

Denise said...

Sooo princess! She will love it. I'm amazed you (a) made up the pattern yourself, and (b) finished it that fast (you started it at Knit In last week!!) Very impressive!

Kali said...

Love the tank! I especially like the edging.