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Blue Wave 2018 Beanie
Finished
February 10 2018
February 12 2018
Project info
Blue Wave 2018 Beanie
Blue Wave 2018 by Donna Druchunas
Knitting
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
4.75 stitches and 6 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette stitch
124 yards = 0.39 skeins
Caron Simply Soft Solids
209 yards in stash
0.34 skeins = 105.6 yards (96.6 meters), 57 grams
Blue
Michael's
June 2011
Caron Simply Soft Solids
348 yards in stash
0.05 skeins = 18.5 yards (16.9 meters), 10 grams
White
Michael's
March 2011
Notes

Ugh. Finally finished. I had completed the colorwork section and realized it was way too big, not to mention the stranded part looked terrible. I knew my gauge was slightly larger than pattern, but thought I could make it slouchy. Frogged everything and went from US 7 to US 6 needles.

Every time I think I’ve got this colorwork business down, I get my butt kicked hard. Had to google some tips. Made sure on the second attempt to go really slow and make sure I had long floats. Not there yet, but I might be getting better. Really have no idea why my letter “B” is messed up. It looked terrible on the first attempt so I used the “B” from the chart below. Still not right.

Guessing at yardage. Thought I had a full skein of blue, but apparently not.

NOTES

Not sure why this wasn’t put into the pattern, but here’s how I did the increase round right before the colorwork section.

K25, M1, K25, M1, K25, M1, K25 (3 stitches increased)

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Finished
February 10 2018
February 12 2018
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by Caron
Aran
100% Acrylic
315 yards / 170 grams
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  • Originally queued: February 2, 2018
  • Project created: February 3, 2018
  • Finished: February 12, 2018
  • Updated: February 14, 2018