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Cold Vegemite on Toast Days
July 18 2013
October 2013
Project info
Cold Vegemite on Toast Days
Kylmille ilmoille (For cold days) by Satu Gröhn
Me/DBHY Shop
Needles & yarn
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
Dyed By Hand Yarns Mother's Love DK
12 yards in stash
0.95 skeins = 218.3 yards (199.6 meters), 94 grams
Dyed By Hand Yarns

Gauge: ~20st/4”, but I don’t want to go down a needle size in case the fabric gets too firm. My no-think knit for the 136th Australian Sheep and Wool Show.

Just realized that my skein is 211m/231yds, not a 230+m/252yd skein! I’ll need to weigh how much I’ve used so far, and decide what to do to finish this project. This won’t turn into a frog!

10/9/13: This one has been in and out of the frog pond so often that I fear it may remain a permenant amphibian! My mathemagics are not as good as they should be…. onto about the 4th attempt; I refuse to give up :)


  • Used Ysolda Teague’s Tubular Cast On for 2x2rib. Used Strand Increase instead of Closed Eyelet (YO) Increase
  • CO 102 st
  • Followed the pattern up to Row 17 (3 buttonholes, not 4)
  • Joined to knit in the round on row 21 (96 st). Worked 2 rounds with the seed stitch section, then did 6 rounds of rib
  • Place markers: K20, PM, k28, PM, k20, PM, k28, PM
  • After the increase round = 176 st. Front is formed on last 48 stitches. Work short rows until 5 st left
  • 206 stitches in the seed st border. Pick up 1st in centre front to make an odd number of stitches; therefore seed stitch in the round is continuous
  • Used JSSBO and same needle as used for the seed stitch (smaller one)

11/9/13: Three buttonholes done

14/9/13: Ribbing finished; starting on the stocking stitch

18/9/13: Just about to start the front extension

25/9/13: Only the seed stitch border to go. I don’t think I’ll bother going down a needle size for it (besides, the needles are being used elsewhere!)

3/10/13: Using the same size circular and JSSBO. Should be done soon!

4/10/13: OK, so me being Ms Smartie-pants, I can’t stand the flaring in the seed stitch border. Time to tink once more and redo with the smaller needle.

And finished. I just need to find some buttons and sew them on. :)

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by Dyed By Hand Yarns
80% Merino, 10% Cashmere goat, 10% Nylon
231 yards / 100 grams

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  • Originally queued: July 4, 2013
  • Project created: July 18, 2013
  • Finished: December 14, 2013
  • Updated: January 6, 2017
  • Progress updates: 13 updates