Road testing gymwear can reveal shortcomings of a make before your wear it as planned. Having cold ankles while testing these plum tights made it quiet clear they were way too short – even for me.
The first version was made with two-way stretch knit so the length was part of the stretch.
This plum version has one-way stretch with a soft inside for warmth.
This fabric is the same as the fabric I’ve used in the v-neck top above. I won’t be wearing these pieces together. It will look too matchy-matchy.
Like the orange zippers? Another stash piece used – yay! That’s the 7cm band I added to keep my ankles warm.
The fit on my hips, waist and legs worked but not the capri length To add the ankle band, I unpicked and resewed in the zipper.
Lesson to self
Keep the tights shorter for two-way stretch knit. Add length for one-way stretch knits.
I do have a rad knit print waiting for a running pair. Hi Melissa.