I had a go at knitting separates today. I’m still experimenting with the number of stitches I’m using so it’s a case of trial and error.
The first dress I knitted was too baggy, but the next one fitted pretty well. But when I attempted a wrap-around skirt it was too short and wouldn’t wrap around…I had to give up on that one. So I tried this skirt on four needles. I must have decreased too much towards the waist though – I was worried that it would be too loose – and now it’s a very snug fit. I think I need to go on a diet to get into it properly!
Last night we went to a restaurant we like that specialises in raw fish: 회, hwae.
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Oh! Things take so much longer when you have no idea what you’re doing, don’t they? I just moved here to my new site this month from my wordpress.com blog and although it’s fun trying out some of the new things I can do, I wish I wasn’t so clueless when it comes to tech stuff. I’m sure it’s taking me hours and hours to do what any normal person could do in 5 minutes. Maybe I should learn some HTML!? Anyway, better get back to work…
A very frustrating day! I only have this one summer outfit and even this is not that cool so I decided to try to make myself some clothes. But I ended up spending most of the day trying to make what looked like a very simple T-shirt jersey dress. I think I used material that was too stretchy and it ended up going all out of shape…
I followed a pattern from my magazine Dolly Dolly – I bought this when I was in Japan earlier this year- but I’ve I ended up with something that looks completely different to the picture in the book. Continue reading “Making clothes” »