Oatmeal, Cacao & Graphite
August 1, 2013
August 26, 2013

Oatmeal, Cacao & Graphite

Project info
122-41 Winter Moss by DROPS design
Gifted to Julia
Needles & yarn
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
1,542 yards
Garnstudio DROPS Baby Alpaca Silk
3 skeins = 548.9 yards (501.9 meters), 150 grams
Sländan in Lund, Skåne län
Garnstudio DROPS Baby Alpaca Silk
1.25 skeins = 228.7 yards (209.1 meters), 62 grams
John Arbon Textiles Alpaca Supreme
328 yards in stash
2.1 skeins = 764.8 yards (699.3 meters), 210 grams

Doing long sleeves… :D
Started with the first sleeve tonight! :-))

4/8 First sleeve made. 55,1 g left of Alpaca Supreme. ☺
8/8 Second sleeve made…
9/8 Starting body…

  • I skipped the last two rows on the yoke pattern, including the last decrease, because I wanted a bit lower neckline…..

I love the finished product even if it came out on the shortish/smallish side…☻

And what was I thinking not measuring the length????
I have almost a full skein left of the Alpaca Supreme and the sweater is too short! Hoping it will grow some after blocking ☺☺☺

But….. If I was to do this again I would not cast on so many stitches, just the amount remaining after the border decrease because I honestly don’t like the effect all those sts are having…. it’s bulking out a lot, but I can imaging it would look good on a slim person (which I’m not ☻)

And the John Arbon Textiles Alpaca Supreme is just very gorgeous!! Try it!! ♥

Thank you Julia for modelling!☺

Decided to gift this to Julia for her birthday because it fits her so much better! So she will get “Camomille” later on and I can make a new b i g g e r sweater…☻

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by Garnstudio
70% Alpaca, 30% Silk
183 yards / 50 grams

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by John Arbon Textiles
40% Alpaca, 40% Merino, 20% Silk
364 yards / 100 grams

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  • Project created: July 31, 2013
  • Finished: August 26, 2013
  • Updated: October 25, 2016
  • Progress updates: 6 updates