Thursday, June 23, 2011
My Little Vest-A-Long: the story continues
My little vest gets it's first experience with the sun
Sorry to be a day late in continuing with our vest-a-long but my allergies knocked me out of commission yesterday. Nevermind, I am back in the game and bringing you the next installment. Here is where we are now: fronts and backs semi-complete with the whole ensemble waiting for custom fitting.
As you can see from Headless Hilda above, the vest is close to completion but in no way finished. Don't despair if your vest doesn't fit yet. It's not supposed to. We have the sides to do next, then the front panels, and, finally, the bottom edge. Note how short mine is. Actually, I do like a shorter vest on me. Being busty, I can camoflage mountainous ranges by having cover-ups end at my waist but you know best what works for you. The other thing to remember is that it's sometimes best to try things on before making final decisions regarding length and width since all fabrics, included knitted ones, drape differently on different bodies.
In any case, you now should have two fronts and a back ready for the next step: the sides. Don your vest to decide how many inches you feel you'll need for the sides. Tomorrow's installement will show you how to knit your sides.
Posted by Jane on
06/23 at 07:20 AM