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Perfectly simple cardigan
Simple Jacket with Pockets by Debbie Bliss
Needle and yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
Swans Island Natural Colors Merino Worsted
1250 yards, 500 grams 5 skeins = 1250.0 yards (1143.0m)
Knitty City in New York City, New York

A very simple, everyday cardigan. I thought that the basic pattern would perfectly highlight the beautiful yarn. I was worried I would have trouble with the collar after having read the other comments, but it worked out well for me. I made it a few inches longer than the pattern.

This fantastic wool has the sproinginess of a more rustic yarn, yet it is softsoftsoft. I should warn you that it’s SUPER pilly. I have shaved it several times, but pills keep appearing. I still love the yarn, but would use it at a tighter gauge next time.

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About this pattern
Simple Jacket with Pockets
by Debbie Bliss
from Coastlines
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About this yarn
Natural Colors Merino Worsted
by Swans Island
Worsted / 10 ply
100% Merino
250 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: May 20, 2011
  • Finished: May 20, 2011
  • Updated: September 16, 2012