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Audrey in Unst (Kinda)

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October 22 2013
January 28 2014
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Audrey in Unst (Kinda)
Audrey In Unst by Gudrun Johnston
Needles & yarn
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
Berroco Vintage® DK
288 yards in stash
5 skeins = 1440.0 yards (1316.7 meters), 500 grams
Yarn Cupboard in Jamesville, New York

I really like the look of the unst lace detail, the scoop neck, and the twisted rib on this cardigan. But, I would look terrible in a cropped cardigan--especially one with a 4” band of ribbing at the bottom. I also find knitting anything larger than a child-sized sweater in one piece incredibly tedious. Oh, and the yarn I’m using is knitting up at a slightly different gauge than the pattern (5.75 sts/inch instead of the pattern’s 6 sts/inch).

So, I plan to follow the pattern instructions for the unst lace bib and the neckline shaping and then improvise everything else. I’m planning to make this not-cropped with a 2” band of ribbing at the bottom, work the whole thing in pieces to be seamed together at the end, and work all my usual shaping in the body.

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October 22 2013
January 28 2014
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by Berroco
52% Acrylic, 40% Wool, 8% Nylon
290 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: October 11, 2013
  • Finished: January 31, 2014
  • Updated: February 23, 2014