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Sea Glass Oriel Lace Pullover
Oriel Lace Blouse by Shirley Paden
Knitting
myself
40.5"
Needles & yarn
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
Phoebe
none left in stash
1 skein = 1000.0 yards (914.4 meters), 96 grams
Seafoam
Green
Mocha's Fiber Connection in Colchester, Connecticut
April 24, 2010
Notes

7/30/11 - Finally got some pictures! I did a major neckline mod cutting in a square neck into the front, and the back to the shoulder line flat across. I also added 2” length to the body and I think about 1.5” to the sleeve inseam. Blocking was the biggest fit tool on this one though. I love the finished sweater. Pattern was very precise where needed, but a little vague on how to increase and decrease with the lace pattern. You’ll need help if you haven’t dealt with patterned shaping before. Yarn is so yummy I can’t even begin to say enough about it! I will be buying more ASAP!

2/16/11 - I have had my eye on this pattern for a while, and I finally found a yarn I like for it last May at the CT Sheep & Wool Festival! Swatch seemed good, so I cast on and I’m on my way. Love the color and texture of this yarn: 70% baby alpaca, 20% silk, 10% cashmere. True lux.

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Finished
February 15 2011
July 19 2011
 
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104 projects, in 965 queues
  • Originally queued: April 25, 2010
  • Project created: February 16, 2011
  • Finished: July 21, 2011
  • Updated: July 30, 2011
  • Progress updates: 5 updates