DIY: high-waisted knit shorts

I'm so proud of this DIY! I knitted the whole thing yesterday evening, and added the finishing touches today. It's funny; because the only thing I've finished knitting before is a scarf, and I've never actually worn it. I couldn't wait to try this one on, though - and skipped my make-up so that I could take pictures of it while it was still daylight. I love it! What do you think? I didn't have a recipe, I just kind of went for it - and that's probably why it turned out so well. I'm no good with recipes and such.
I'm wearing a DIY high-waisted knit shorts, Cubus tights, thrifted top, Vila asymmetric cardigan, Cubus knitted sweater and Roots boots.

44 comments:

  1. So fresh....! Love
    http://deshistoiresdepieds.blogspot.com/2010/11/les-blogueuses-8.html#links

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  2. hatt så lyst å strikke et stort gult skjerf i det siste! i think i will! hadde du noe oppskrift på det her, eller strikket du bare i vei?

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  3. Loooove it!! So unique and cute!

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  4. WOW!! Den der var jo nyydelig!! Skulle gjerne hatt oppskrift på den, men siden du bare strikka i vei, så går vel ikke det xD

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  5. just look at that, you're amazing! those look really great on you darling, can't belive you made them in just one night!

    xxx Charlie
    http://www.femininebravery.com/

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  6. They look Gorgeous!
    Ahh they look so cute! i want to eat them! (not in that sense)
    So comfy and simple and clean! :D <3
    Adorable<3

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  7. Anonymous7:02 PM

    lOVE YOUR BLOG AND THIS POST! i LIKE YOUR SHORT!
    IF YOU WANT YOU CAN SEE MY BLOG..i LL HAPPY:)

    http://www.fashionlivesalwaystwotimes.blogspot.com/

    MARIALAURA FROM ITALY

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  8. Wow I love those shorts!! So cool :)

    commonsenseandstilettos.blogspot.com

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  9. This look STUNNING, and so comfortable and warm. Nicenicenice! :D Love your DIY-projects. <3

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  10. OMG! They're incredible!!! You wouldn't by aaanny chance want to make another and sell it to me? Seriously, incredible!

    http://wonderfulwonderfulness.blogspot.com/

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  11. Absolutely adorable!! And I bet they're nice and warm. Especially to the fact that you did use a pattern!!! I'd so buy a pair <3

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  12. you are absolutely stunning! and talented too for makig those shorts. i can only knit in straight lines lol.
    margief
    x
    www.margieheartsclothes.blogspot.com

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  13. W O W!!! Så vanvittig flink du er! Herregud så godt du kledde den! :-)

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  14. A-m-a-z-i-n-g! If I knew how to knit I would probably do something like this for a whole month. Wow wow wow.
    It seems like you are very intuitive. Just great!

    Peace and love!

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  15. omg that is so awesome!!!!!!!!!! so jealz! I wish i could knit. I think the only thing I ever made was a really twisted scarf :(
    xoxo
    V

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  16. seriously??? it looks like its bought from the store or something, i could never believed that shorts is homemade! wow, you have some knitting skills !

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  17. wow.. har du strikket den helt selv? de burde du ta på bestilling.. HOT, selv om det er kaldt ute

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  18. those are so cool! you should design clothes.

    im making a skirt at the moment in velvet and i hope it turns out as good as your shorts!

    BM

    thebohemiangoods.blogspot.com

    x

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  19. Damn..that's impressive.

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  20. FANTASTISKE!

    Du burde starte buisness. Jeg hadde totally betalt for de der. ;)

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  21. Wow hon this is impressive, you should be proud!
    love

    Glo
    x

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  22. Those shorts are so fun! Love. :)

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  23. I want a pair!!! How much would you charge?

    KeepItFvncy,
    M.E.

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  24. Dette innlegget er på forsiden av Femelle.no. :)

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  25. i'm REALLY impressed. i have no idea how you just "went for it" with knitting! especially after only having made one scarf! they turned out really lovely, so good for you!

    Vogue Gone Rogue

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  26. These are amazing!! I have been searching for the perfect pair of knit shorts.. didn't even think about making them myself (or having someone who knows how to knit make them lol!) Great work! Lusting your blog, just stumbled upon it- now following you here and on bloglovin'

    www.lovelywanderlust.com

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  27. They look so awesome! Love it

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  28. do your thing ma....

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  29. found your blog through chictopia. I'm loving this DIY so much! xx



    http://devorelebeaumonstre.com/

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  30. They're awesome! I wish I was so good at knitting, but it's really not my cup of tea :S

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  31. those shorts are sooo awesome!

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  32. I LOVE your shorts!
    Please make me a pair?

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  33. Beautiful photoshoot, beautiful model and talented as well))
    This post is a huge inspiration for me, as I'm mostly a knitter who begins a project, gets excited, gets bored a leaves it.
    Cannot believe you made it in 2 days!
    How did you manage to make it without any instruction? Incredible!

    xx
    Tali
    Fetishist's Notes - http://ia-fetishistka.blogspot.com

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  34. Anonymous3:32 PM

    Love the shorts!<3

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  35. knit shorts are so amazing! and it suits you so perfectly!
    love your style and your lookbook looks!

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  36. planlegger og gjøre noe lignende, bare med ferskenfarget garn og baggy..din versjon var utrolig stilig, tøft med riller.

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  37. GORGEOUS DIY, Barbro! <333

    The snow is there again! Sooo envy! :P

    http://myfashioninsider.blogspot.com/

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  38. wow, you're so talented, girl! I love this shorts! and you look great in them, fantastic job.

    Xx
    Watching the waves

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  39. omg, I'm so impressed! I would love to do this.

    PS Found on Fashion Click! Following you. :) www.stylocrat.blogspot.com

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  40. so adorable. i want them!

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  41. I love that you just whipped these up- yay for a fellow knitter!!

    starcrossedsmile.blogspot.com

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  42. So happy to have found your blog...did a google search for "knitted shorts" and this was one of the first ones! I saw the picture of just the shorts on tumblr and always wondered who took the photo! Great blog :)
    -Jade

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  43. LOOOVE THE KNITTED SHORTS!!
    You did a reallly good job!
    :)
    New Follower, hi. ^^

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