For some reason (it might have been all those garter stitch ridges) I picked up the spring sweater I am working on. When we last left that sweater, I was struggling to knit sleeves. The catchy grabby yarn and I were not enjoying each others company. I decided to try the top on and see how it looked with the length of sleeve I had. And voila. It looked great. I did a few rows of reverse stockinette and bound off. The other sleeve was completed in short order.
I'm back to knitting the body with its long sloping neckline. I think its going to start going at a slightly sharper angle after 2 more increases. I'd like it to be wide on the fronts to wrap over and close off center, somewhere not too far below my bust line. I'm happy with the deep slope of the neckline, but there isn't a whole lot of room between bust and waist here. The slope has to move quick to make it there on time lest it be closing on my hips!
I'm back to liking the fabric. Its kind of funny how awful it was in the small circumference, but on the wide open, the knits and purls just sing along.
I am thinking of making a camisole like top for this. It has to be in white, and I am eyeing 6 skeins of precious 1824 Cotton, that nice wobbly looking cotton from the now defunct Mission Falls. I don't have enough to make a whole top, so here is the question I ask of you.
Is it terminally geeky and bad like a dickie, to knit the front of a camisole and sew it into the sweater? Fess up. Would you love yourself less if you did it?