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honeycomb vest

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June 19 2013
September 5 2013
Project info
honeycomb vest
Honeycomb by Sarah Castor
Needles & yarn
US 4 - 3.5 mm
Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool
4 skeins = 768.0 yards (702.3 meters), 200 grams
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Fun knit! I loved knitting the honeycomb stitch and found decreasing/increasing became intuitive as I went along.

Wished I’d made a size small. It’s a little loose on me; would like a tighter vest! To tighten up the neck and armholes, I knit the ribbing with a #3 needle.

That said, this may be my most professional-looking project. Very happy with how it turned out. I was mostly finished with it by July, but I procrastinated seaming and adding ribbing around neck/armholes.

Was nervous I’d run out of yarn at the end. Was left with just a few grams!

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by Elsebeth Lavold
45% Wool, 35% Silk, 20% Nylon
192 yards / 50 grams
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  • Originally queued: April 20, 2013
  • Project created: June 19, 2013
  • Finished: September 6, 2013
  • Updated: September 7, 2013