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FO Roundup: Lacy Tanks/Tees

Whoops! I accidentally a whole year!
Here's some stuff I made. Unfortunately I don't remember all the exact details of issues I may have had/modifications I made.

Seaglass Shell from Interweave Knits Summer 2012, design by Daniela Nii.
Yarn: Madelinetosh Pashmina in Norway Spruce, 3 skeins for 3rd size.
I ran into some problems that required some minor fudging at the shoulders for my size. The serious problem was how enormous the hips run in this design. I was devastated when I tried the FO on and it looked horrible. I had to unseam a few inches of the front and back and then rip them out from the cast on edge for several inches to get rid of the excess fabric, then knit straight down and cast off again. It worked and looks great now. For anyone who isn't extremely pear-shaped, just cast on fewer stitches on all pieces to begin with and skip most of the decreases.

Low Tide Cardigan by Tincanknits
Yarn: SweetGeorgia Tough Love Sock in Tourmaline, 2 skeins for 40" size (…