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Ambrosial Flashdance Shawlette
Finished
July 25 2014
July 26 2014
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Ambrosial Flashdance Shawlette
Ambrosial Flashdance Shawlette by Pam Jemelian
Knitting
Needles & yarn
US 8 - 5.0 mm
Knit Picks - WeCrochet Wool of the Andes Sport
2.26 skeins = 309.6 yards (283.1 meters), 113 grams
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Notes

Finished side with size 8 needles: 61” across x 14” long.

2 days to knit.

79 rows / 272 stitches.

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7/23/14:
K3 rows, Scroll Border rows 1-11 (272 sts)

7/24/14:
Scroll Border rows 12-18 (272 sts)
K 2 rows
Body rows 1-41

7/25/14:
Body rows 42-54 (220 sts)
k 2 rows

Ready to bind off, but decided to dry-block it to see how big it was. It only measured 11” long at the center back, too small for my liking. I know this is only a dry-blocked measurement, but I still think it’s too small. It would only have taken just over 2 skeins (roughly 280 yds) of yarn. So I’m going to take it out and re-do it with size 8 needles. I did this first version with size 6’s and the pattern called for size 4’s!! But I think the body pattern may come out better with bigger needles. Since I’m at the end of my second skein and need to start a third just for the bind-off, I’m going to start the new one with a new skein to see how it looks on the size 8 needles. If I don’t like it, I’ll just keep the first version.

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7/25/14: Started over with size 8 needles, got through row 17 of Scroll Border. This part is 3-3/4” long compared to 2-3/4” long with the size 6 needles, as you can see in the comparison photo.

7/26/14: Scroll Border row 18
k2 rows
Body: rows 1-54
k2 rows

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  • Project created: July 24, 2014
  • Finished: July 27, 2014
  • Updated: August 4, 2014
  • Progress updates: 4 updates