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Kitty Blanket

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May 16 2015
May 24 2015
Project info
Kitty Blanket
Little D
Tools and equipment
838 yards
Unknown Wool
700.0 yards (640.1 meters), 188 grams
Austermann Step
152 yards in stash
0.3 skeins = 138.0 yards (126.2 meters), 30 grams

Sett 5 epi
Warp: Austermann Step - 131 ends
Weft: Unknown Wool (handspun from fiber that came with my spinning wheel)

I would have preferred a tighter sett and something closer to a balanced weave instead of weft-faced; however, I’m working with what I have, and that’s a lot of weft and very little warp. And I didn’t want the piece to be any narrower.

Wove 22 picks to start, then hemstitched. Tried a little twill, a little basketweave, then a little more twill… but decided since you can’t really see the pattern much anyway, I’ll just stick with plain weave for the rest of it.

Ended up a little smaller than I wanted, since it’s very weft-faced, but it’s at least square!

Stash Dash: 766 meters

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About this yarn
by Austermann
75% Wool, 25% Nylon
459 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: May 16, 2015
  • Finished: May 24, 2015
  • Updated: May 5, 2017
  • Progress updates: 2 updates