Tag: McCalls 6887

  • My OAL 2015 Outfit

    My OAL 2015 Outfit

    Despite my dress issues, I’m so very happy with how this outfit turned out. It’s very comfortable and cute, and I’m looking forward to wearing it all of the time. I knit and sewed the official patterns as written. At first I thought I might have to modify Vianne because I couldn’t get row gauge […]

  • McCall’s 6887 in Linen

    McCall’s 6887 in Linen

    If I had to describe the process of making this dress in one word, that word would be “meh.” Cutting the fabric was a bit of a nightmare because it kept shifting around on me. I’ve never run across that with linen before, but this is only my third linen project, so I maybe I […]

  • The Great Sleeve Debate

    The Great Sleeve Debate

    I’m really happy to have finally gotten the sewing side of things started for my OAL outfit. The pieces have been cut out for ages, but I kept putting off the actual sewing because of the heat. This morning I got my bodice started, and I’m pretty excited about it. The one thing I’m stuck […]

  • OAL Supplies

    Here’s what I’ve got planned for the Outfit Along! I’m going to knit my second Vianne using Hazel Knits Lively DK in the Poppy color. I need to double check my swatches after letting them hang out a bit (literally), and there’s a slight chance I’ll need to do a row gauge modification, but I’m […]