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Gleam Sweater
Gleam Sweater by Sultana
Knitting
Me
14-16, bust 37.5 inches
Needle and yarn
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 0 - 2.0 mm
Colourmart 1/15NM lace wt 30/70 cashmere/merino
Light Fingering / 3 ply
Rosine
Pink
Colourmart
November 2009
Notes

I am using an incredibly soft yarn from Colourmart, 1/15 NM, three strands twisted together - it’s a dream to work with.

I used the Dorset Button tutorial from BurdaStyle to make matching buttons. This was one of the reasons this sweater took so long to complete - when I realized I could not find any buttons that worked, I lost interest.

I made up my own knitting chart to help me get the hang of the lace pattern. Reading directions as prose always give me problems - I am forever losing my place - and this really helped.

More pictures may be found over at my blog, Lilacs & Lace.

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Finished
October 22 2009
October 29 2011
 
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  • Project created: January 12, 2010
  • Updated: November 5, 2011