FO – Liesl the Long

The Merc was having a big sale and I found some very nice and soft Misti International Pima Cotton on sale. I bought up 2 skeins of the black to make a longer Liesl to be worn when it is cooler out. Liesl the long had her debut at the boy’s best friend’s wedding September 6. I finished it just in time to wear to the wedding. 🙂 Alas it took me almost a month to get around to taking some better shots. So now she is officially done. Well except for the clasp that I bought to sew on the top that I haven’t sewn on yet. I rather like how this turned out. 🙂

Liesl the long from the front. Funny thing is it’s really only early dusk.

Description: Liesl the Long
Pattern: Liesl by Ysolda
Yarn used: 2 skeins Misti International Pima Cotton/Silk Colorway Black 50 (83% cotton, 17% silk) 100 g / 191 yds
Care Instructions: Hand wash
Needle Size: 7.0 mm
Modifications: I copied off Cassady on Ravelry and knit it without the purl ridges below the yoke.
Finished Size: 34″ size
Date Started: 8/29/2008
Date Completed: 9/4/2008
Notes: I made the high neck, down to my hips (ish) and sleeves a bit longer than the elbow.

Leaning up against the tree in our backyard

From the side. It’s really not that dark outside. 🙂

Closer up detail of the lace pattern.

Close up of the lace pattern from the back.

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