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Canadian Lopapeysa
18 Var by Védís Jónsdóttir
Knitting
me
X Large
Needle and yarn
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1,635 yards, 15 skeins
Reynolds Lite-Lopi
9 skeins = 981.0 yards (897.0 meters), 450 grams
Gray
WEBS - America's Yarn Store in Northampton, Massachusetts
January 28, 2011
Reynolds Lite-Lopi
5 skeins = 545.0 yards (498.3 meters), 250 grams
Black
WEBS - America's Yarn Store in Northampton, Massachusetts
January 28, 2011
Reynolds Lite-Lopi
1 skein = 109.0 yards (99.7 meters), 50 grams
Red
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Notes

April 12: Was going gangbusters on this until I broke my hand snowmobiling. After a three or four week hiatus, I’m knitting on it again, although I’m wearing a splint and still not fully healed. Really excited to finish this sweater, should be done just in time for summer. (To be honest I knit on it for a full week with a broken hand before even going to the doctor… whoops!)

August 1: finally ready to steek, going to try the knitted in zipper technique by TECHknitter.

September 23: Knitting in the zipper via TECHknitter’s method. Turning out beautifully, but taking 2 hours per side (ouch!). Having issues with stockinette edge ends coming out, so needle felting along the steeked edge to keep them secure. Really excited to finish the zipper and move on to the hood! Should be done with this sweater in a couple of days.

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Finished
February 6 2011
September 29 2011
 
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About this yarn
Lite-Lopi
by Reynolds
Aran / 10 ply
100% Wool
109 yards / 50 grams
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  • Project created: January 28, 2011
  • Finished: September 29, 2011
  • Updated: October 10, 2011