After the 9th skein: and done!
didn't use the full skein to get the length.
total length: 56 1/2"
leaving it hanging up overnight to get some stretching out of the way. and I haven't bound it off yet in case I need to adjust length.
4 1/2" from this skein to hit the final length. you can see there's a bit of the skein left.
51 and 7/8" long total
6" even out of this skein
aand, those are my cute little toes in the first picture. :) I cannot tell you how thrilled I am to be done with this piece. seriously. soooooo tedious. I've started the second front panel now. it only takes three skeins so it shouldn't take too long. I gotta tell you, though, I'm really worried about having enough yarn for the trim. I'm hoping the armwarmers will only take one skein each, then I'll have one left, which I desperately hope is enough for trim. I don't want to have to order more. I guess if I do I can order extra for the shrug for the fanart thing I mentioned.
(source: http://jessami.deviantart.com/art/Excuse-Me-164912666 )
already have a denim skirt and black belt, would need to make the tank and figure out what to do about the black stockings. and knit the shrug. I really want to make it from the same yarn that I'm using now so the armwarmers I'm already going to make would match it. I can't have two different yarns, it would make me crazy.
I figure I can buy a black tank and add zippers, and make a stencil for the white design and paint it on. I'll probably make the tank cover my tummy though, pregnancy and a tiny bit of weight gain have made me very unwilling to show my stomach. I already have a pattern picked out for the shrug too. maybe I should just order more yarn now.... sigh.