Knit Your Own Wedding Dress.

Even crafty types might pause at the idea of knitting a wedding dress, and it seems to require both skill and nerve. In honor of June brides everywhere, here are my favorite examples of extreme nuptial knitting. 

Lydia Pears designed and knit this dress in less than 4 months, putting in over 100,000 stitches.

Bride Lydia Pears designed and knit this dress in less than 4 months, putting in over 100,000 stitches using lace weight yarn. 

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Here's a close-up of the amazing detail. 

 

A less successful example, although in all fairness, I think it's crocheted. 

Beautiful, but it looks hot. 


Is it love, or is it macrame? 

And a lovely dress from the 1950s. I wonder if the bride did her own knitting?