My latest finished knitting project is New Girl, a skirt pattern by Allyson Dykhuizen. The pattern is very well written, although I did make a mod. I didn’t want to have to sew the waistband shut and thread the elastic through at the end, so I just picked up the cast-on row when the waistband was finished (closing in the elastic as I went). I’ll admit this made knitting the increases for the body of the skirt a bit awkward, but I would still do it the same way if I were to knit this again.
I will say that all of that straight knitting was a bit boring, but I do like the finished product. The daisy stitch at the bottom of the skirt also made my hands hurt, which doesn’t happen to me too often. I had to take frequent breaks.
I finished this skirt a little while ago, but I didn’t get around to blocking in until last week. I finally wore it today! I really love how it turned out, don’t you?
FYI: The yarn I used is Quince & Co. Chickadee in the colors “Honey” and “Peacock”. I knit the smallest size and used about 3.75 skeins of Honey and 1.5 skeins of Peacock.
I’ve got a few more finished knits that I’ll be sharing with you within the next few days, so stay tuned!
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