Friday, June 20, 2008

miles of garter stitch is done

This is the wedding present, the wedding is tomorrow, so I made it, even if it won't get to them til after the honeymoon. I LOVE it, I hope they do too!
This shows the edges, which are attached I-cord. Took almost 2 balls of yarn just for the edging, but it looks wonderful and gives it a nice support. I was tempted to leave the edges off, but seeing Jared's much bigger and heavier version convinced me it needed an edge.
This is it draped over the edge of the bed. I didn't double the yarn, so it is not way heavy and it is about 4.5 feet by 6 feet. An unusual size, I guess but it is what it is, and I think it is big enough for the living room sofa.

I think this is my favorite picture, you can see how the garter stitch going in different directions gives it an interesting texture.
HOORAY!!! the edging took a whole day, but it is all worth it right now.

1 comment:

Nicki said...

I love it! Absolutely beautiful and my favorite stitch.