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redwood coast cardigan (better fit)
November 12 2011
December 9 2011
Project info
redwood coast cardigan (better fit)
Rocky Coast Cardigan by Hannah Fettig
Needles & yarn
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
Berroco Ultra Alpaca
215 yards in stash
4 skeins = 860.0 yards (786.4 meters), 400 grams
Dizzy Sheep
September 3, 2011


Final notes:
Fit is much better and stays comfortably on my shoulders. back lays nicely and the collar is perfect!

MODS:This time I added a repeat to the top of the shoulder at cast on and took two repeats out of the back. (total # cast on same as pattern calls for) This should address the fit issues many have had with the sleeves and shoulders. I hope this one will be wearable.

when the front ribbing was at 1.5” , added a short row on each front wrapping and Turning at the start of the front raglan seam When the collar at the back of the neck was 2.75” I added a second set of short rows - wrapping and turning at the top of the shoulder.

11/16 - separated for sleeves. so far so good. sleeves look much better and back not so wide. this one might actually stay on my shoulders

11/12 cast on at retreat

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November 12 2011
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by Berroco
50% Wool, 50% Alpaca
215 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: November 13, 2011
  • Finished: December 9, 2011
  • Updated: December 10, 2011
  • Progress updates: 9 updates