Froggy Knits

March 24, 2004

It's Spring and Here's My First Fling

You know you wanna see my mom's spring_fling_button.gif.




It's the Mission Falls Reversible Tank that didn't quite meet reversible standards in a color sense and is not of Mission Falls. But it's a winner in this house!

My mini loves it and insisted on wearing it today. Too cold to wear without something under it, but a hot little tank nonetheless. It's only 44 degrees at the moment. But hopefully it will warm up by the time I finish a summer tank for myself and I will post another picture in a more springy fashion.

Project Specs:

Pattern: Mission Falls Reversible Tank by Kerrie
Yarn Suggested: Mission Falls 1824
Yarn Used: TLC Cotton Plus worsted pink-3707(used 1 full ball and 3/4 of 2nd ball)
Yarn Yardage: not on ball band (what's up with that?)
Needle Size: 5
Gauge: 20st/4in.

Now, would I knit this again? Absolutely!
Already got a second on the needles.

Great pattern. Easy, quick knit with cute detail. Love the slight roll in the front and the square neck line. My next one may get a little stripy, but a reversible is definitely on the must knit list. Here's just the tank sans the beautiful model. LOL. I've always been a little nervous about tanks, because I envision this weird floppy armhole, but this one came out just right.

I couldn't resist just one more pic and shout out to show our appreciation to Kerrie for the great pattern...

Thank you!


Posted by froggy at March 24, 2004 09:15 AM

I love the pink! Very good modeling, I must say and cannot wait for the next version. Isn't Spring Flinging fun? If only the weather could catch up -- I hope to go buy some pansies this weekend to get in the mood.

Posted by: Nora at March 24, 2004 09:57 AM

Very nice, I'm glad she loves it! It's great to see people wearing things you've made. Maybe the next (stripey) one can be reversible.

Posted by: jen at March 24, 2004 10:17 AM

Lookin' gooood; color, shape, all are just fabulous - - and what a gorgeous mini-mannequin you have! She's got moves like the ones you see the models pulling in Rebecca.

Dammit, now I want one of these tanks - - so much for shortening my spring to-knit list.

Posted by: Mindy at March 24, 2004 11:53 AM

The tank is adorable. love the color! And your daughter, wow, she's a beauty!

Posted by: jackie at March 24, 2004 04:17 PM

Yahoo for the reversible tank...It seems like a success to me, reversible or not. And what a cuite you have to show it off!

Posted by: Georgia at March 24, 2004 04:45 PM

Wow - that looks great! Your daughter really looks like she is enjoying wearing it which is a bonus with kids isn't it? Can't wait to see the striped / reversible ones that you come up with!

Posted by: kerrie at March 25, 2004 06:16 AM

So cute! You solved my Spring knitting problem -I don't wear these skimpy little tanks that are out there, but I could make them for my kids! Oh, I forgot, BOYS! Oh well, I don't know which is prettier - the tank or the model. I just love when they put something on over a turtleneck. You commented on the DB cotton/angora - boy, was that a splurge - I'm still getting over the guilt...

Posted by: Mary Beth at March 25, 2004 12:07 PM

Waaaaaay adorable!

Posted by: ms. amy at March 25, 2004 12:22 PM

Your tank is tres chic! Your daughter is a star in the making :o)

Posted by: knitgrl at March 25, 2004 01:09 PM

what a gumdrop! she is the cutest thing ever! and the tank's pretty good-looking too!

Posted by: shobhana at March 25, 2004 04:43 PM

Oh goodness, she's adorable! I made my Liv a mission tank last summer. I've been thinking I need to make her more. So cute!

Posted by: Kerstin at March 25, 2004 06:39 PM

Oh my goodness.. what an absolutely gorgeous child
and that tank is so chic. Well done, Froggy :-)

Posted by: Polly at March 26, 2004 02:58 AM

What an adorable little girl!!!! You've got a very sweet model there :-)

Posted by: Becky at March 26, 2004 05:47 AM

It looks fabulous. What a cutie your daughter is. She got some real modeling talent! :) Awesome job ringing in the spring!

Posted by: alison at March 26, 2004 07:49 AM

OMG. She looks like she LOVES that adorable outfit, and well she should!! Oh......

Posted by: Rachael at March 26, 2004 11:07 AM

she's adorable. future superstar in action.

Posted by: carolyn at March 26, 2004 12:51 PM

Adorable daughter and tank!!! I made my girls a Kerrie tank last summer and they love them!

Have fun at the Knit Happens grand opening! I was there not long ago...great shop!

Posted by: susan in pa at March 26, 2004 01:56 PM

How cute she looks! You did a fabulous job.

Posted by: Rayne at March 26, 2004 04:29 PM

Your daughter is gorgeous!! And she is so loving that tank. Now I want to knit it for my little one (maude knows I have enough 1824 Cotton lying around).

Posted by: Iris at March 27, 2004 06:03 AM

That tank and your daughter are just too cute!

Posted by: Jeanine at March 27, 2004 08:17 PM
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