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90%
May 5 2016
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Project info
Jade Phoenix
Corset Tank Top by Annie Modesitt
Knitting
Me
aquarianshoes on ravelry
To fit a 39-inch chest
Needles & yarn
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
22 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in ribbing - knit on US 6/4 mm needles
706 yards
ModeKnit Yarn ModeLuxe DK
186 yards in stash
2.2 skeins = 510.4 yards (466.7 meters), 220 grams
04202016
Green
ModeKnit Yarn
South West Trading Company Vickie Howell Love
2 skeins = 196.0 yards (179.2 meters), 100 grams
Black
Notes

For the upcoming Corset KAL. This project will be used to demonstrate the various techniques involved in this pattern.

05-07-2016

I-cord cast on with the Love, and knit up Chart A. I decided not to add beads at the neckline. Will be photographing that progress today.

05-31-2016

Turned in for Charms May 2016 homework.

06-22-2016

Frogged back to row of creating armholes because mine were too small. I will be photographing steps on how to measure yourself and adjust the pattern.

07-18-2016

Since I couldn’t find my misplaced WIP, I decided to cast on with the other 2 skeins. Let’s see if I can finish this corset by August 1st!

07-31-2016

I am so close to finishing my corset! I did not like how the updated Chart E was set into the fabric, so I tweaked it by removing 1 knit stitch from each side (2 stitches removed) for each time E was used. I also pushed both Chart F sets a few stitches closer to the back of the garment.

December 31, 2016

I am including this project as part of a 5-garment Detention OWL for Winter 2017. My plan is to knit the final lace charts for the bottom which changes to the black yarn, crochet the edging along the front bands and neckline. I still need to weave in all the ends, wash/block, and crochet the 22 buttons.

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In progress
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May 5 2016
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About this yarn
by South West Trading Company
Worsted
70% Bamboo, 30% Silk
98 yards / 50 grams
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About this yarn
by ModeKnit Yarn
DK
50% Bombyx, 50% Merino
232 yards / 100 grams
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  • Originally queued: May 1, 2016
  • Project created: May 5, 2016
  • In progress: May 5, 2016
  • Updated: February 2, 2017
  • Progress updates: 4 updates