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Flowers and Insects
Lavanda by Elena Nodel
chilly autumn mornings.
6 yrs - shown on 3 year old
Needle and yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
Chester Wool Company BFL Aran
2163.2 meters in stash
186.4 meters, 112 grams 1.12 skeins = 203.8 yards (186.4m)
Laughing Hens in Chester, Cheshire
October 23, 2009
Chester Wool Company BFL Aran
2730 yards in stash
782.6 yards, 430 grams 4.3 skeins = 782.6 yards (715.6m)
Laughing Hens in Chester, Cheshire
October 23, 2009

I’ve gone up a chest size with this - the ribbing pulls the chest in so much that I think if I don’t block the ribbing it will fit for a long time.

Provisional Cast-on with Spare Cable.
The first 8 rows set up the pattern after that it is plain sailing.

The first two photos are on my 4 year old, the 3rd photo is her wearing it when she was 3 years old, the last photo is on my 8 year old.

I use safety pins instead of row counters.
* Put a safety pin on the button band at
the same time as making a button hole.
* Put a safety pin on the stst next to a
cable crossing.

259g/471m camel - body inc pockets.
70g/116m brown - button bands, hem, pocket tops.
85g/142m camel - long sleeves.
16g/26m brown - sleeve cuffs.
36g/60m brown - neck ribbing and hood seed border.
82g/149m camel - hood.
Pocket tutorial here.
Red/Yellow Lavanda here.
Buttons by Robin on etsy.

Finish date is so long because I was waiting for buttons.

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by Elena Nodel
from Spice Girls
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About this yarn
BFL Aran
by Chester Wool Company
Aran / 10 ply
100% Wool
182 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: June 4, 2011
  • Finished: July 6, 2011
  • Updated: November 16, 2013