Jerrica Benton
November 14, 2014
December 4, 2014

Jerrica Benton

Project info
Better Breton by Yelena M. Dasher
Needles & yarn
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1,061 yards
Rohrspatz & Wollmeise Sockenwolle 80/20 Twin
none left in stash
1.67 skeins = 851.7 yards (778.8 meters), 250 grams
madelinetosh Feather
420 yards in stash
0.5 skeins = 210.0 yards (192.0 meters)

This is totally not my normal colour scheme, but I can’t help it. So far knitting is as per pattern, with the exception of stripe placement. I have six colours and am knitting two stripes in each colour, so I’m doing 3 rows CC, 7 rows MC throughout the body. Maybe reversing stripe progression on sleeves, haven’t decided yet.

I used about 250g of the WM for my project, and approx. 10g each of the mini-skeins for the rainbow stripes. The colours used are Fluoro Rose, Espadrilles, Neon Peach, Edison Bulb, Neon Lime, and Button Jar Blue.

Mods: Worked one sleeve with reverse colour progression. Second sleeve I worked thicker stripes. Sleeves are longer to compensate for monkey arms and I did twisted rib for the hems.

I love it. It’s super comfortable and ridiculously bright and it makes me happy. The shoulders are too wide, but I think my shoulders are narrow, so not the fault of the pattern, I just didn’t bother to compensate. I think I might add i-cord around the neckline to tighten it up slightly, maybe. But really, I love it and I don’t care; my Ravello fits similarly and I wear that thing all the time. Besides, everyone will be blinded by the neon so they won’t notice.

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November 14, 2014
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by Rohrspatz & Wollmeise
80% Merino, 20% Nylon
510 yards / 150 grams

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by madelinetosh
80% Merino, 10% Alpaca, 10% Nylon
420 yards

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  • Project created: November 17, 2014
  • Finished: December 5, 2014
  • Updated: December 22, 2014
  • Progress updates: 2 updates