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Something Wicked This Way Comes
Something Wicked This Way Comes by Julia Blake
Knitting
pattern
36"
Needle and yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
Lorna's Laces Shepherd Worsted Solid
1125 yards in stash
900 yards, 456 grams 4 skeins = 900.0 yards (823.0m)
Jimmy Beans Wool in Reno, Nevada
Notes

My First Sweater Design! :-) I’m very excited. The pattern is out!

Knit top down, in the round, this is a fairly quick, seamless knit. It features a twisted stitch spiderweb on the front. But wait, where is the spider? Don’t look now, but something is sneaking up on you from behind!

2/15 - Received yarn. Love the color.

2/20 - Swatch / gauge tests.

2/25 - Tweak pattern outline. Lots of math. :-)

3/1/13 - Started knitting the first sweater!

5/22/13 - And done! This actually took half as much time. Days went by where I never touched my knitting. Two boys three and under will do that! I actually used exactly 4 balls of yarn, with nothing to spare, so I would encourage getting 5 in case.

Now to crunch numbers, and expand the pattern into six different sizes…

6/22/13 A photo shoot, in the middle of summer, in the Deep South, in a wool sweater. Mid 90s today. I will try to look like I’m not melting! Early morning to beat the worst heat.

6/25/13 Off to the Tech Editor!

7/17/13 - Posted in the testing pool.

9/8 - And it won a blue ribbon and best of show at the fair!

9/15 - The pattern is released!

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Finished
March 1 2013
May 22 2013
 
About this pattern
Something Wicked This Way Comes
by Julia Blake
from Julia Blake's Ravelry Store
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About this yarn
Shepherd Worsted Solid
by Lorna's Laces
Aran / 10 ply
100% Merino
225 yards / 114 grams
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  • Project created: February 19, 2013
  • Finished: May 25, 2013
  • Updated: September 18, 2013