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Brier Island
Brier Island by Laura Aylor
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
Luna Grey Fiber Arts Nova Worsted
Luna Grey Fiber Arts
Luna Grey Fiber Arts Nova Worsted
Luna Grey Fiber Arts

So excited to finally be knitting a sweater for myself!!! This might take a while!

The pattern designer, Laura, was very helpful when I was trying to determine what size to make. She got back to me very quickly with answers to all of my questions via her Ravelry Group’s Sweater Support thread. I normally wear a size large in women’s sweaters, as I am quite tall and need the length. But, as this pattern is easy to modify, Laura suggested I knit the size M1 (based on my body measurements) and just add length where needed. This will give me a more fitted sweater, with plenty of length. My actual chest measurements are:
Full Chest (if you can call it that ; ) = 38”
High Chest (under arm pits) = 36”

I love the shoulder construction of this pattern! It’s so unique and seems like it will hold its shape very well over time. While it had the potential to be very confusing, Laura did a beautiful job with this pattern, explaining all of the steps very clearly.

The Nova Worsted yarn knits like a dream! Sooooo soft and squishy. I love it!!! You would think that with all of the colors I have available in my shop, I would choose something other than gray. But, I really wanted a neutral sweater I could wear all the time. I dyed up an extra soft/pale version of the Pewter colorway. I wanted very little variation in tone. I’m really happy with the way it turned out : )

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January 27 2014
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by Luna Grey Fiber Arts
100% Merino
218 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: January 28, 2014
  • In progress: January 28, 2014
  • Updated: April 20, 2015
  • Progress updates: 2 updates