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spencer! December 1, 2008

Filed under: knitting — Ren @ 8:03 pm

i’m afraid that if i don’t hurry up and post, kelly might just burst. a few months back, kelly knit up anne elliot spencer by canarysanctuary (rav). unfortunately, when she tried it on, it was too small. she had basically completed it, minus sleeves and buttons. as you can imagine, she was quite frustrated (i won’t link to her angry post about it! ^^). to make a long story short, she sent spencer off to me and it fit me PERFECTLY. yay! but, i kid you not, every single part of that shrug created problems for me. i think the thing is cursed, seriously. for instance, because kelly used a different yarn, there was a LOT of extra fabric around the armpits, so i had to sew in the sleeves while folding under some of the fabric… then i had to machine sew the excess and cut it off! i sure hope the edges don’t unravel, but i stitched over each part 4 or 5 times, so  i think it should be fine. now it is finally done and it looks great. ^^

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spencer_finished1spencer_finished21spencer_finished3.

i have a few other things to post about, but i have to get to work on school projects. hopefully i’ll have time to post again soon!

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9 Responses to “spencer!”

  1. kelly Says:

    REN it looks fantastic!!!!!
    I looove the little ribbon tie you put on it! Perfectly perfect, I’m soo glad it went to a good home. Can’t tell the difference in knitting either woot woot!!

  2. melissa Says:

    what a great story! and the shrug looks amazing on you!

  3. Vicki Says:

    Seriously, how freakin cute!! Love a happy ending :)

  4. val Says:

    colour is gorgeous on you and your right it fits you perfectly! :D

  5. anniebananie Says:

    It looks fantastic! It fits you like a glove – it’s just beautiful!!!

  6. Jason Says:

    Someone was knitting before class today, and I thought of you. :-)

  7. rhoda Says:

    that is gorgeous!

  8. Jeanne Says:

    Very cute! Glad it worked out in the end…

  9. […] complete and looks absolutely wonderful on her new owner. Please have a peek at the finished Spence, I’m so glad to went to a loving […]


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