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Finn Louis blanket
Simon - A Mini Log Cabin Blanket by Raquel Garcia
Knitting
Testknit
rgoriginals on ravelry
1.00 m x 1.04 m
Needles & yarn
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1,825 yards = 3.9 skeins
Rohrspatz & Wollmeise Merino DK
0.48 skeins = 224.6 yards (205.4 meters), 96 grams
Red
Rohrspatz & Wollmeise Merino DK
0.31 skeins = 145.1 yards (132.6 meters), 62 grams
Rohrspatz & Wollmeise Merino DK
0.64 skeins = 299.5 yards (273.9 meters), 128 grams
Rohrspatz & Wollmeise Merino DK
0.37 skeins = 173.1 yards (158.3 meters), 74 grams
Rohrspatz & Wollmeise Merino DK
2.1 skeins = 982.7 yards (898.6 meters), 420 grams
Notes

A Dunkle Kirsche
B Golden Pear
C Sanguinella
D Campari Picollo
E Schwefel

app 850 gr used
gauge unblocked
size unblocked/unwashed: 1 m x 1.04 m
size washed:

  1. What type/weight of yarn did you use? Wollmeise, DK / 8 ply , 100% Merino , 468 yards / 200 grams After 80% finished A dunkle Kirsche (red) 95 gr // 205 m (expect to need another 50 gr) B golden pear (light brown) 61 gr // 132 m C Sanguinella (dark orange) 127 gr// 273 m D Campari piccolo (light orange) 73 gr // 158 m E Schwefel (green) 192 gr // 410 m (expect to need another 90 gr)

  2. What size hook/needle did you use? 3.75 mm

  3. Were you able to obtain gauge with these? no

  4. How much yarn did you use (estimated yardage or weight)? 388 gr up to now, app 80% finished

  5. Did the project come out to the dimensions specified? no

  6. Was the pattern layout easy to read and follow? yes

  7. Did you work from written instructions or from charts? only written instructions

  8. Were the instructions, charts, pictures, etc. presented in a logical way? yes, very good

  9. Were there any rows (or parts of the pattern) you found confusing? Which ones and why? The part of joining the stripes was a little confusing, a photo might be helpful.

  10. Did you find any errors in the pattern (that were not already mentioned in the thread)? If so, where? I am not a native speaker, but it is a little hard to follow sometimes the strips and/or the stripes. I would recommend to use only one of these words.

  11. Were the illustrations, photographs, and/or diagrams helpful? The diagrams were very helpful

  12. Were there any specific techniques for the pattern that were not explained well? no

  13. Were there any symbols or abbreviations you felt were not explained well? no

  14. How much time (in hours) did it take you to complete the project? app. 90 hours

  15. How would you rate the difficulty of this pattern? Why?

    Advanced beginners: Joining the stripes and picking up the stitches is a little bit tricky

    Second half started: 2.7.2014

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October 25 2013
January 12 2014
 
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100% Merino
468 yards / 200 grams
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  • Project created: November 2, 2013
  • Finished: January 13, 2014
  • Updated: July 2, 2014
  • Progress updates: 6 updates