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Supermodel Lulu
Tuesday, May 03, 2005

Mini Machine Knit SweaterThe knitting machine we used in class is called a standard gauge machine, which means it knits really fine yarn. One can make very delicate garments with a standard gauge, such as the mini sweater we made during the last class of the second seminar. This sweater will fit an American Girl doll. Unfortunately, when I took this photo I didn't think to put anything in it to show the scale, but believe me, it's tiny. SupermodelAnd it was knit in this absolutely yummy baby alpaca yarn. I love alpaca, even more than cashmere, because I can afford to buy it! Anyway, when I got home the first thing I did with the sweater was put it on Lulu. She's such a good sport. This is the best picture I got of her wearing the mini sweater. Doesn't it look like she only has two legs? If there were little hands coming out of the sleeves I swear she would look like a little j. crew model. So dapper.

My BrotherThe machine I bought is a Brother 260 bulky gauge machine, which gives more of a hand knit look, because you can use hand knitting yarns on it. I still haven't gotten a stand for my machine. The one I was is on back order everywhere. Rumor has it it will be available mid May. I sure hope so, and so does Kyle. Right now my machine is clamped to our tiny dining room table. We haven't had a good meal there since I got the damn thing.


posted at 6:50 PM . link . . (2) comments
2 Comments:

Super cute sweater and I love that little Lulu is such a good sport. I was completely fooled by the sleeves!

- Jen

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 3:01 PM  

The photo of Lulu in the sweater is genius. So funny. Cute little sweater, too!

By Anonymous Martha, at 4:18 PM  

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