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Constantine
Constantine by Louisa Harding
Knitting
Me
12, long version
Needles & yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 11 - 8.0 mm
1,038 yards
Lang Yarns Merino S160
314 yards in stash
8.95 skeins = 921.9 yards (842.9 meters), 223 grams
3609
Black
Manor Genève
August 21, 2012
Louisa Harding Yarns Luzia
12 yards in stash
2.72 skeins = 117.0 yards (106.9 meters), 136 grams
256387
Pink
Jimmy Beans Wool in Reno, Nevada
Notes

April 23, 2017:

I just had to find something that used this fur yarn from Louisa Harding! It’s the closest to faux fur coats IN YARN I’ve ever seen. It is very expensive but I got it for a great sale because it is now discontinued.

Make sure to “groom” your fur knitting! Take an embroidery needle and pick at the loops that get stuck in the knitting to release the beautiful long fur strands.

Not a fan of the Lang Merino. If I didn’t know better I’d think it was cotton. Also, it’s very loosely spun and makes a flimsy fabric. To use it for real I would recommend to treat it like sport weight, using much smaller needles.

To max out on the fur, I lengthened the amount at the cuffs. The rest of the pattern is as is -- Louis Harding is a great pattern writer, lots of attention to detail! I highly recommend this pattern.

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Progress
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January 29 2017
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by Lang Yarns
Worsted
100% Merino
104 yards / 25 grams
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by Louisa Harding Yarns
Super Bulky
80% Rayon, 20% Nylon
43 yards / 50 grams
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  • Project created: January 29, 2017
  • In progress: January 29, 2017
  • Updated: April 23, 2017
  • Progress updates: 3 updates