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Found My Fade

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Finished
December 22 2016
January 22 2017
Project info
Found My Fade
Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry
Knitting
me!
Needles & yarn
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1,445 yards
A Homespun House Bakken
114 yards in stash
0.74 skeins = 323.4 yards (295.7 meters), 74 grams
Pink
November 22, 2015
Hedgehog Fibres Sock
0.3 skeins = 131.1 yards (119.9 meters), 30 grams
Yellow-orange
My Sister Knits in Fort Collins, Colorado
August 3, 2016
Hedgehog Fibres Sock
398 yards in stash
0.09 skeins = 39.4 yards (36.0 meters), 9 grams
Yellow
The Loopy Ewe in Fort Collins, Colorado
Kirbywirby Hand Dyed Yarns Kettle Dyed Fingering
279 yards in stash
0.38 skeins = 171.0 yards (156.4 meters), 38 grams
Purple
Lamby Toes Twinkle Toes Sock
158 yards in stash
0.64 skeins = 280.3 yards (256.3 meters), 64 grams
Natural/Undyed
June 16, 2015
Peepaloo Fields Standard Sock
180 yards in stash
0.55 skeins = 220.0 yards (201.2 meters), 55 grams
Natural/Undyed
December 13, 2015
Peepaloo Fields Standard Sock
120 yards in stash
0.7 skeins = 280.0 yards (256.0 meters), 70 grams
Pink
February 23, 2016
Notes

A - Hedgehog Fibres sock - Fools Gold
B - Hedgehog Fibres sock - Potluck
C - Peepaloo Fields sock - Sunday Brunch
D - Lamby Toes Twinkle Toes - Birds of a Feather
E - Peepaloo Fields sock - Old Soul
F - A Homespun House Bakken - Peony
G - KirbyWirby sock - Dianne predicted the color of the year

01-22-2017

All of the exact yardages I used for each section are listed with the yarn descriptions.

The lace sections after the stitches stoped increasing I definitely got off stitches here and there. I just used her general idea for the lace for those last 3 lace sections. I think overall it will be just fine.

Icelandic bind off. First time using it and seriously it’s going to be my go to for garter shawls!!!! What an AMAZING stretchy bind off!!

This project seriously stretched me creatively. I combined lots of different yarn bases, different dyers, colors that I wouldn’t normally put together, and I’m SUPER pleased with how it turned out. I think in the end it looks like one cohesive gradient, which makes me very happy. I tried to stay true to the “fade” inspired by the designer, and I believe that I was able to achieve it.

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Finished
December 22 2016
January 22 2017
 
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  • Project created: December 26, 2016
  • Finished: January 22, 2017
  • Updated: August 7, 2017
  • Progress updates: 7 updates