FO: Liesl

I had serious doubts as to whether I’d get a wearable item out of this project, but I think it worked out in the end. I was using a much different yarn than called for (a worsted-weight bouclé in cotton and linen, instead of sport-weight Euroflax linen). But the yarn was free (thanks Deb), so it was worth a shot.


I ended up knitting the top piece twice, and there are still some changes I’d make if I knit it again. But overall, I think it came out pretty well, and is wearable.

The major changes I made were to lengthen the distance from hem to armhole, shorten the armholes, and widen the shoulder straps.

Pattern: Liesl, by Julie Weisenberger
Yarn: Reynolds Madrid (discontinued)

Details on my Ravelry project.

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7 Responses to FO: Liesl

  1. zeneedle says:

    If you stick with something I know it’ll work out. Liesl looks fabulous on you!

  2. Jenny says:

    I really like the two colour effect.

  3. Marilyn says:

    Very cool! It looks good on you and the colors are perfect. 🙂

  4. Chris says:

    Looks great on you!

  5. Kym says:

    It looks great, Cheryl!

  6. Stacey says:

    You always make things work. Lovely top!

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