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Pretty in Pink
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May 30 2013
July 2 2013
Project info
Pretty in Pink
Lucille by Courtney Kelley
Knitting
Our newest little princess, Ella (due October 11th)
0-3
Needles & yarn
US 1 - 2.25 mm
Cascade Yarns® Heritage
1.3 skeins = 568.1 yards (519.5 meters), 130 grams
Pink
A Stitch in Time in Farmingdale, New Jersey
Notes
  • My Gauge: 32 sts = 4 inches in lace pattern (on Us 1s after blocking)

  • Sweater (in smallest size) can be made with less than 400 yds

Body of sweater

  • Long tail cast-on at neck

  • 7 1/2 lace repeats

  • Traditional bind-off at bottom edge on size US 2 needles

  • Unblocked: Shoulder to Hem- 8 1/2”, Width at underarm- 7 3/4”, Underarm to Cuff- 3 3/4”

  • Blocked: Shoulder to Hem- 9 3/4”, Width at underarm- 8 1/4”, Underarm to Cuff- 4 1/4”

Sleeves

  • Magic loop method instead of dpns

  • Round starts in the middle of the 8 picked up stitches (pick up 4, add held sleeve sts, pick up 4)

  • To work Rounds 7, 9, and 11, slip last stitch from previous round to the beginning of those rounds

  • 4 1/2 lace repeats (ending with Round 6- knit round)

  • Garter stitch cuff: I started with a purl round then worked 6 more rounds (ending with a purl round)

  • On that first garter cuff round, I did “p1, p2tog” around to taper the cuff (using this Raveler’s tip)

  • Elastic bind off on size 2 needles

Bonnet

  • Long tail cast-on

  • Elastic bind off on size 2 needles

  • Blocked before adding garter stitch at neck edge

ERRATA: Row 41 of yoke (0-3 size) should read “K1, k2tog, yo….”

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by Cascade Yarns®
Fingering
75% Merino, 25% Nylon
437 yards / 100 grams

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  • Originally queued: April 28, 2013
  • Project created: May 24, 2013
  • Finished: July 2, 2013
  • Updated: October 18, 2013
  • Progress updates: 4 updates