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My Kaffghan
Kaffe Fassett Mystery Knit-a-long by Kaffe Fassett
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Needles & yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
4,318 yards = 19.72 skeins
Rowan Pure Wool Superwash Worsted
2742 yards in stash
10.48 skeins = 2295.1 yards (2098.7 meters), 1048 grams
4204
Gray
Espace Tricot in Montreal, Quebec
Rowan Pure Wool Superwash Worsted
114 yards in stash
6.48 skeins = 1419.1 yards (1297.6 meters), 648 grams
3004
Blue
Espace Tricot in Montreal, Quebec
Rowan Pure Wool Superwash Worsted
66 yards in stash
0.88 skeins = 192.7 yards (176.2 meters), 88 grams
2994
Gray
Rowan Pure Wool Superwash Worsted
180 yards in stash
0.18 skeins = 39.4 yards (36.0 meters), 18 grams
4833
Green
Espace Tricot in Montreal, Quebec
Rowan Pure Wool Superwash Worsted
171 yards in stash
0.22 skeins = 48.2 yards (44.1 meters), 22 grams
3324
Espace Tricot in Montreal, Quebec
Rowan Pure Wool Superwash Worsted
175 yards in stash
0.2 skeins = 43.8 yards (40.1 meters), 20 grams
4749
Espace Tricot in Montreal, Quebec
Rowan Pure Wool Superwash Worsted
180 yards in stash
0.18 skeins = 39.4 yards (36.0 meters), 18 grams
9793
Espace Tricot in Montreal, Quebec
Rowan Pure Wool Superwash Worsted
180 yards in stash
0.2 skeins = 43.8 yards (40.1 meters), 20 grams
Pink
Rowan Pure Wool Superwash Worsted
180 yards in stash
0.18 skeins = 39.4 yards (36.0 meters), 18 grams
1061
Purple
Espace Tricot in Montreal, Quebec
Rowan Pure Wool Superwash Worsted
193 yards in stash
0.12 skeins = 26.3 yards (24.0 meters), 12 grams
Blue
Espace Tricot in Montreal, Quebec
Rowan Pure Wool Superwash Worsted
175 yards in stash
0.2 skeins = 43.8 yards (40.1 meters), 20 grams
1232
Yellow-green
Espace Tricot in Montreal, Quebec
Rowan Pure Wool Superwash Worsted
180 yards in stash
0.18 skeins = 39.4 yards (36.0 meters), 18 grams
1259
Espace Tricot in Montreal, Quebec
Rowan Pure Wool Superwash Worsted
171 yards in stash
0.22 skeins = 48.2 yards (44.1 meters), 22 grams
Purple
Espace Tricot in Montreal, Quebec
Notes

Blogged here! There’s also some interesting info about my new house in Bar Harbor, Maine. 80 squares came out to 90” x 67”.

January 18, 2015: Border finished! I actually slept under this blanket for weeks while the needle and ball were still attached, because I decided to do the attach as you go border. Yeah, the needle came out a few times, but no big deal. ;)

I found that 2 of 3 stitch pick-ups was way too tight. I skipped a stitch every 5 of 6 instead.

I thought that I would need more yarn because I had 80 squares, but I think I only used 2 balls for the trim! Guess I’ll have to think of something else to knit with all the extra I bought just in case.


End of square tip: Instead of casting-off the last 2 sts, just pull the 2nd st over the 1st for a really neat and immediate bind-off.

Even better:

  1. Row 69: k3tog, k1.
  2. Pull right st over left st to bind off.

No tight puckering of M1 square: If you are doing the M1 version, you might get puckering on the increase side compared to the decrease side. To avoid this, make a yarnover in the row before, and then make the M1 into the yarnover.

To get the yarnovers to go in the right direction for M1L and M1R, you have 2 options:

  1. Just drop the yarnover and then do a M1L or M1R.
  2. Yarnover in opposite directions (purl row: 1st yo is natural, 2nd is opposite; knit row: 1st yo is opposite, 2nd is natural)
  3. Backwards cast-on in different directions, as per this blog post

Make a spreadsheet to help you remember when to increase and yarnover! Here is a link to mine.

October 3, 2014: I’m going off-piste! I decided to do only one background color, the gorgeous dark gray Heather. The part with less thin stripes will always be Moonstone. The thick center stripes will always be Denim (another of the lovely new shades of PWW). The part with more thin stripes will be all sorts of colors!

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Finished
October 2 2014
January 19 2015
 
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by Rowan
Worsted
100% Wool
219 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: September 26, 2014
  • Finished: January 23, 2015
  • Updated: September 26, 2016
  • Progress updates: 5 updates