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Friday, September 07, 2007

Lelah, Amelia & Rio

I have finally made a garment that I LOVE! Boozehags, your genuis! Lelah is a sensation and flatters any body type; with my own modifications.....
I finshed it this morning and have not blocked it or put a ribbon in the eyelet row. I couldn't wait to share my triumph with you so here are sneak peeks to the unveling:

Let me intoduce Amelia!
It's one of my charted lace patterns. Its made from 100% cashmere and oh sooooo soft! Mama Llama has 6 patterns coming out before the end of the year and all use Mama Llama Yarns. 3 will be free, and 3 will be for sale :)

I'm going to Rio! My sister purchased my palne ticket this morning..... Now I have to stand in line ALL DAY on Monday to get a passport in time.... I leave Oct. 28th....


Blogger Jenni said...

Lelah is gorgeous, Catherine! The shaping really "makes" it! Congratulations! (Love Amelia, too-- did you dye the cashmere? Beautiful!-- Can't wait to be able to purchase the patterns!)

When you go to get your passport, try the courthouse in Richmond. The wait there can be long, but they're usually pretty fast-- and you wait in the open foyer, which isn't too bad-- just take some knitting with you, and it'll be fine! (They don't take the pictures there, but you can get them from Walgreens or CVS pretty quickly!) I expedited mine and got it before 3 weeks were up! I enjoyed your link to Carmen's blog, and can't wait to "hear" about your trip!

6:20 PM  
Blogger Dame Wendy said...

Lelah is perfection! Love the color, everything about it. :)

7:45 PM  
Blogger Sarah said...

Holy cow, lucky you!

7:54 PM  
Blogger Bethel said...

The sweater is LOVELY! You did a great job.

Enjoy the trip, you lucky dog!


8:34 PM  
Blogger brynne_knits said...

You almost made me spit I laughed so hard, "making room for the ladies." Have fun in Rio!

4:59 AM  
Blogger AmyArtisan said...

Amelia looks beautiful - I'm sure it is so cozy around the neck! :)

4:19 PM  
Blogger Carolyn said...

Lelah looks great on you. Perfect for the warmer weather, too.

I love the color of yarn you used on Amelia, too.

5:30 AM  
Blogger Nora said...

Lelah looks stunning on you! I made the strapless version last year [in black silk]. :)

1:48 PM  
Blogger catknits said...

Lelah is beautiful and I love the lace detail!
How exciting to be going to Rio and I know you can't wait.

5:06 PM  
Blogger Angela said...

The Lelah tank is so lovely- very classy- and I understand the importance of needing to make room for the ladies!!!

7:09 PM  
Blogger knitting by Steph said...

love it! esp that you made for tyhe ladies... i also have that problem

6:29 AM  
Blogger Sheryl said...

Love the lace and am SO glad you have a garment you love! We need to talk yarn & patterns : )

I'll give you a tip on the passport if you haven't already done it.

9:03 AM  

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