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January 26 2011
January 29 2011
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Fetching wrist warmers
Fetching by Cheryl Niamath
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
Malabrigo Yarn Worsted
210 yards in stash
Jimmy Beans Wool in Reno, Nevada
January 12, 2011

I love knitting with this Malabrigo yarn; knits like a dream. The only thing I don’t like about it is that it’s not the right color for this pattern; I should have picked a lighter-colored worsted because the variegated colors hide the cables.

Finished one wrist warmer this afternoon. There’s a gaping hole in the thumb gusset. Did some research on Ravelry and see this a common problem with this pattern. Will knit other wrist warmer with modifications to gusset. Also, I didn’t to the picot cast off because others said it ruffled outward, which I wouldn’t like. Basic cast-off worked fine.

1/29 - ended up following the pattern without gusset modifications. Sewed up holes around thumb with yarn.

1/31 - can see the wool is rather pilly after wearing these gloves all weekend.

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by Malabrigo Yarn
100% Merino
210 yards / 100 grams
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  • Originally queued: January 27, 2011
  • Project created: January 27, 2011
  • Finished: January 29, 2011
  • Updated: October 9, 2011
  • Progress updates: 2 updates