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Leyfi for me!
Finished
December 2010
January 2011
Project info
Leyfi for me!
Leyfi by Rosemary (Romi) Hill
Knitting
me!
36
Needles & yarn
US 9 - 5.5 mm
Schaefer Yarn Company Esperanza
3 skeins = 840.0 yards (768.1 meters), 681 grams
Notes

Lovin’ this sweater, it is SO flattering.

Mods:

  • The Yoke was too short for my adolescent shoulder area…. (read “not-buff”), so I shortened the rnds worked so that was 12.75 inches long at the split.
    • Added back waist shaping (ala owls) so that it comes in at the waist and flatters my figure a wee bit more.
    • Shaped Sleeves: Began decreases after the 4th sleeve chart repeat so that the sleeves tapered down to the wrist. I worked these on every rnd 1 and 6 for repeats 5 - 8 as follows: K1, ssk, work to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1, ended with 31 sts for size 36”.
    • I did like the roll at the neckline, but did not want to have the sleeve or bottom hems roll adding bulk where I didn’t need it. I worked two rnds of seed stitch at the hem of the sleeve, and 3 rnds at the bottom hem of the sweater.
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January 2011
 
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by Schaefer Yarn Company
Super Bulky
70% Wool, 30% Alpaca
280 yards / 227 grams

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  • Project created: January 19, 2011
  • Finished: February 6, 2011
  • Updated: February 8, 2011
  • Progress updates: 2 updates