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Finished
April 19 2010
May 4 2010
Project info
Fuzzy Plum Liesl
Liesl by Ysolda Teague
Knitting
Me
38
Needles & yarn
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 11 - 8.0 mm
1,242 yards
Rowan All Seasons Cotton
6.6 skeins = 646.8 yards (591.4 meters), 330 grams
Purple
Jimmy Beans Wool in Reno, Nevada
Rowan Kidsilk Haze
2.6 skeins = 595.4 yards (544.4 meters), 65 grams
Purple
Jimmy Beans Wool in Reno, Nevada
Notes

Using a strand of Kidsilk Haze along with the All Seasons Cotton to try to blur and soften the All Season’s somewhat over-the-top stitch definition a bit, and to add some depth to the color. Plus, it’s so incredibly soft.

Although I like the look of the very blocked-out lace, for this fiber combination I wanted to have a less open fabric. Since my gauge was already somewhat smaller than the stated gauge, I followed the instructions for 46” bust, and it came out fitting 38”.

Body
Cast on 67 st on #11s, then switched to #10s on the first row. Did 6 reps of 4-row pattern, then changed the purl rows to knits. Buttonholes on rows 5, 21 and 37. Did 3 repeats of the purl-ridge row at the bottom.

Sleeves
I did not want the lower edge of the sleeve to look as heavy as the bind-off for the body, so after doing 2 reps with the purl ridge, I turned the yos on the final round into backwards-loop m1s, and bound off in purl.

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Finished
April 19 2010
May 4 2010
 
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  • Project created: April 19, 2010
  • Finished: May 4, 2010
  • Updated: May 31, 2010
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