November 8, 2012
January 13, 2013


Project info
Roseberry by Ann Kingstone
Coat / Jacket
a gift
1-2 year
Needles & yarn
US 10 - 6.0 mm
663 yards
Geilsk Tynd Uld
1.2 skeins = 376.8 yards (344.5 meters), 60 grams
Hummingbird NZ Calliope
113 yards in stash
2.87 skeins = 287.0 yards (262.4 meters), 143 grams
November 10, 2006

Jan 13th 2013 Finished! I have no idea why it took me this long to knit two sleeves, as they practically zoomed by when I sat down and knitted. I’m really happy with the finished result and overjoyed with how the clasps look. Here’s to the hope that it will be well worn by the wee girl :)

Holding the two yarns together (found that the Stash didn’t contain any aran or bulky yarn, so I had to make my own).

Nov 12th 2012: I finished the body (yup, changed my mind and decided I would have enough yarn). It’s a wonderful knit and the cable is really fun. I’ve started the first sleeve which is very cute.
I’m going to buy Norwegian style pewter clasps to use as closures instead of the one in the directions.

Nov 8th 2012:
So far, so fun! I’ve learned a new cast-on (Turkish), which works beautifully.
I’ve tried about 4 different increases in a purl stockinette… and ended up with a p1f&b (purl in front and back of the same stitch), because that one gives (me) the neatest result - I had trouble with the increases in the pattern giving me holes near the raglan…

I’m worried about the amount of yarn I have. The Callilope is one of my oldest stash yarns, bought in Greymouth, NZ, back in November 2006, so I’m pretty sure it will be impossible to get more. Therefore, I’ve decided to knit the hood and chest and then stop after the i-cord. Then knit the sleeves. That way I can shorten the skirt if I seem to be close to running out. Wish me luck!

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  • Originally queued: November 7, 2012
  • Project created: November 8, 2012
  • Finished: January 14, 2013
  • Updated: January 26, 2013
  • Progress updates: 3 updates