This bride patiently knits her own wedding dress for 200 hours while spending only $290

Veronika Linberg was one blissful bride after making her personal knitted marriage ceremony gown and spending solely lower than $300.

It took her 200 hours to complete her marriage ceremony gown by hand however all her exhausting work was value it after getting optimistic suggestions from her family members and viewers.

Veronika, also called Kika, has been knitting since she was 5 years previous. Her grandmother taught her find out how to knit and ever since then, it has at all times been one in all her biggest life passions.


In 2017, she began sharing images of her knitting tasks on Instagram. She later arrange her YouTube channel the place she posts knitting tutorials for inexperienced persons.

In late June, Veronika and her companion determined to get married. She immediately thought that making her personal knitted marriage ceremony gown could be cool.

Although she solely had about six weeks to work on it, she took the chance and crossed her fingers that she would end it earlier than her marriage ceremony day.

The bride showing the upper portion of her knitted wedding dress.

To get began, she ordered 2.5kg of white pure silk yarn and introduced her plan on Instagram. She needed to doc the entire course of on YouTube and present her viewers how far her artistic prowess can go.

“When the considered knitting my very own gown first crossed my thoughts, I initially thought it will be annoying, particularly since we have been transferring properties and planning the marriage on the similar time,” Veronika confessed. Nonetheless, she went on together with her plan and put her artistic expertise to work.

For inspiration, she seemed up varied gown designs on Pinterest together with ones from Chanel and Christian Dior. She determined to create a knitted marriage ceremony gown impressed by these designs.

The bride taking a selfie showing the progress of her knitted wedding dress.

“I had such a selected imaginative and prescient of it in my thoughts, and I used an present skirt I needed to give me an thought of how I needed it to fall round my hips and legs,” Veronika stated.

The complete course of was fairly difficult, as Veronika anticipated. She had by no means knitted a gown earlier than and was afraid it will appear like a pajama gown as an alternative of a marriage gown. Nonetheless, she caught to her imaginative and prescient and targeted on making a fantastic knitted marriage ceremony gown.

It took Veronika about 200 hours to complete the design and spent many of the subsequent 45 days knitting. As a result of she needed to concentrate on this specific venture, she needed to put her different movies on maintain.

The bride showing the back of her knitted wedding dress.

“This was the longest period of time I’ve spent on a video, and it was fairly difficult having to remain on high of constructing the gown and remembering to doc key moments on the similar time,” shared Veronika.

As if these challenges weren’t sufficient, Veronika encountered extra issues whereas engaged on the marriage gown. For one, she completed the bodice after two weeks solely to seek out out that it was too massive for her.

She needed to rip it and begin another time. The sleeves of the gown have been additionally slipping down and it took her some time to repair them.

The completed knitted wedding dress.

Lastly, after all of the slip-ups she got here throughout, Veronika’s knitted marriage ceremony gown was completed and it turned out simply good.

Not solely her husband was impressed but in addition their marriage ceremony visitors and hundreds of thousands of viewers who watched the method on YouTube.

Veronika stated she was amazed by all of the optimistic consideration her video and her gown are getting. She additionally obtained messages from individuals all around the world that they have been impressed to study or to take up knitting once more.

The bride smiling and hugging her groom while wearing the knitted wedding dress.

Although knitting is a difficult craft, Veronika hopes extra individuals will get impressed to embrace artistic tasks irrespective of how formidable they could appear.

“I hope my video will break a number of the misconceptions typically related to knitting prefer it being an outdated or an uncool craft,” Veronika stated.

“If it evokes somebody to present knitting or crochet a strive – I’m so delighted.”

Watch this video and witness how Veronika created a fantastic, hand-crafted marriage ceremony gown: