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Finished
August 5 2016
October 7 2016
Project info
Colleen's Mesa Poncho
Mesa by Yumiko Alexander
Knitting
My sister
M-L
Needles & yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
Louisa Harding Yarns Ianthe
143 yards in stash
9.7 skeins = 1067.0 yards (975.7 meters), 485 grams
271
Orange
Webs
April 7, 2014
Notes

Finished! I love it just as much as I thought I would. I found eight buttons that matched well, so I put additional buttons up the collar so it can button into a cowl neck. I took these photos so that I can show my sister the different ways she can wear it, from traditional cape, to sassy asymmetrical wrap. Highly recommend this pattern!

09-26-2016

This seemed to be a very quick knit. Then I got distracted and didn’t pick up for the collar for many weeks. Collar is now almost done--one repeat to go. I cast on for the larger size, but made the smaller size collar. Only because I forgot which size I was making! It spans the right length, but with the smaller number of stitches picked up, so I didn’t re-do it.

It will look so much better once blocked!

09-29-2016

Bound off on 9/27! Then realized I was supposed to do two rows of knit after finishing the last pattern repeat. I think I will pick out the bind off and add the two rows. I still have lots of yarn left. And the birthday isn’t until mid October so I have time.

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Finished
August 5 2016
October 7 2016
About this pattern
from DanDoh
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About this yarn
by Louisa Harding Yarns
DK
50% Merino, 50% Cotton
110 yards / 50 grams
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  • Project created: August 5, 2016
  • Finished: October 9, 2016
  • Updated: January 7, 2017
  • Progress updates: 3 updates