now I'm looking for the ones that I could actually knit with my limited skills, (I'd say) and my thing, that I don't use the bellow 4mm needles. reading, looking for the gauges...hmmm 26 stitches for 4"? that's a lot!
after some days have passed and I was just drawling on pinterest for all the pretty lil' baby girl dresses, I come across this fab cotton yarn: looking like a happy rainbow. I can see the swallows flying by! and I can just imagine....what a cutie!
Picking one of the patterns, looking good....checking the gauge....hmmm ..almost, but I do some math and hey! I'll multiply everything by 0.68 and it'll be just fab! (did I mention that I love math?) always did. :)
they say cast on 69 stitches? well, almost 47, I cast on 47....and off I go and I just loove it!
wait a minute, wait a minute! the shoulders were supposed to be a couple of inches! they are wayy to big!
oh, my! oh, my! I worked half a day on this! I will NOT undo it! Nope!
It's kindda cute, don't you think?
I decided to make a poncho :)
Knit on, girl, knit on!
Did I do ok after all? I think so! It is quite a sweet poncho! with a bandana to fit, too!
So, if life gives you lemons?
PS Always check your gauge! or you might end up with a poncho instead of a dress!
hugs 'n kisses