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Portland
Finished
October 5, 2008
December 6, 2008
Project info
Portland
Portland by Lisa Lloyd
Knitting
me
2nd
Needles & yarn
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
Rowan Magpie Aran
9 skeins = 1377.0 yards (1259.1 meters), 900 grams
Red-purple
Notes

The wonderful ruby-red Rowan Magpie Aran is very suitable for this design.

My alterations:
I changed the cable direction of the sleeve pattern in row 9 and 13 and wished I had already done so on the body. It looks better in my opinion.
I raised the back neckline by knitting 8 stitches (the small braid pattern) up to the center neck, joining them with 3-needle-bindoff. The neckband was then picked up from the edge stitches. This ensures a much better fit.

The sweater looks great and I love it. it might have been one or two inches longer, but as shorter sweaters are currently fashionable, that’s okay.

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  • Originally queued: May 11, 2008
  • Project created: October 7, 2008
  • Updated: December 7, 2008