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Ring Around the Rosy
Ruffled Roses by Annie Modesitt
Knitting
Me
Needles & yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
314 yards
Misti Alpaca Worsted Solids
1.3 skeins = 140.4 yards (128.4 meters), 65 grams
Green
Misti Alpaca Worsted Solids
0.2 skeins = 21.6 yards (19.8 meters), 10 grams
1
Green
Misti Alpaca Worsted Solids
1.3 skeins = 140.4 yards (128.4 meters), 65 grams
Natural/Undyed
ONline Linie 194 Solo
0.54 skeins = 11.9 yards (10.9 meters), 27 grams
Red
Notes

The ruffle yarn is tedious to work with, but lovely. How did people hide the end at the beginning?

I picked this up again, after a long hiatus, on May 1. It’s been going pretty quickly since then. I had only knit the first row of ruffles before that.

The size 7 needles with the Misti Alpaca is a touch too loose, but not enough that I want to redo it. If I make another one, though, I’d use size 6 needles.

Based on others’ comments, I am making this 52 inches long (114 rows of ribbing on each half). Also, rather than doing the ruffle in st st, I did it in garter st, knitting tbl on the “wrong” side.

May 13, 2014: I’m wishing I had made it only 50 inches. I like it, though. I need to block the lace a little, weave in ends, and figure out how to hide the initial tape yarn end.

Also, I knit one fewer row on the second half and did the 3 needle bind off for the last row. Some people didn’t like the way the pattern had you join, but I thought it looked fine.

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Finished
March 28 2014
May 14 2014
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Super Bulky
50% Merino, 50% Acrylic
22 yards / 50 grams
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by Misti Alpaca
Worsted
100% Alpaca
108 yards / 50 grams
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  • Originally queued: December 30, 2013
  • Project created: March 27, 2014
  • Finished: May 14, 2014
  • Updated: March 8, 2017
  • Progress updates: 12 updates