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Little Red Riding Hood
Lavanda by Elena Nodel
Knitting
my own Little Red Riding Hood.
4T
Needle and yarn
US 8 - 5.0 mm
791 yards, 3.77 skeins
Malabrigo Yarn Merino Worsted
630 yards in stash
2.84 skeins = 596.4 yards (545.3 meters), 284 grams
26/7 2
Red-orange
Eat.Sleep.Knit in Smyrna, Georgia
February 17, 2011
Malabrigo Yarn Merino Worsted
890.4 yards in stash
0.93 skeins = 195.3 yards (178.6 meters), 93 grams
7-10-1; 7-10-2
Red
Hazy
April 12, 2011
Notes

5mm needle to meet gauge.
My provisional cast-on method.

Buttons by Robin on etsy.

170g/357 yds Floral for Body.
51g/107 yds Red for Body(bands and bottom edge).
61g/128yds Floral for both sleeves.
53g/111yds Floral for hood.

Skirt increases - 3 times total into Purl sections.
Omitted pockets so as not to hide my extra cables.
Hood 6st cable inline with sleeve cables.

Put safety pins on button band as I worked it to mark button position.

This is an early test - the released pattern will have the following differences.
New pattern the cables are started 5 rows earlier.
I have 6 cables on back and 3 cables on each front, and a band of rib under the arms - new pattern has 7 cables on back.

Brown/camel Lavanda here.

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

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Finished
May 2 2011
July 7 2011
 
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Merino Worsted
by Malabrigo Yarn
Aran / 10 ply
100% Merino
210 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: April 22, 2011
  • Finished: July 6, 2011
  • Updated: June 7, 2013