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Bliss redux

Wednesday, 20 April, 2011

Just realised I never posted this to my blog. I liked the pattern for the Bliss dress I made Kurt and Kelly's daughter (see pattern) that I decided to make one for Astrid. I used Cleckheaton bamboo (125m/50g ball; colour: stone; $6/ball from Lincraft), which was a bit splitty to knit with, but otherwise felt just gorgeous:

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Here are some in progress shots (which Bec says she likes):

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Notice you knit it from the bodice down.

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Here's the finished skirt plus straps:

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Now assembled and blocked:

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Finished dress! I love the drape.

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Sorry, not Astrid pics; it's sized for an 18-month-old, which means it's way too big for her. Maybe when she grows into it …

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