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False Beatrix

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March 24 2012
April 26 2012
Project info
False Beatrix
Beatrix by Kim Hargreaves
Needles & yarn
US 4 - 3.5 mm
Rowan Felted Tweed DK
9 skeins = 1719.0 yards (1571.9 meters), 450 grams

Since neither Kim Hargreaves’ book “Thrown together” nor the “Beatrix” pattern were available, I reconstructed the cardigan using the photos from several fellow Ravellers - and my own measurements, with a slightly longer peplum.
As I couldn’t see where short rows came into it, I made do without them. And after some trial and error unravelling and knitting the same part once more, the cardigan turned out nicely.
Then, however, I made a mistake: I washed it like a pullover. I did want it to lengthen a little, but it has become longer and narrower than planned, and the peplum is now rather flat - which is a pity.

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March 24 2012
April 26 2012
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  • Project created: April 23, 2012
  • Finished: April 27, 2012
  • Updated: September 12, 2015
  • Progress updates: 2 updates