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Black Swan
Finished
December 10 2016
December 20 2016
Project info
Black Swan
Machine Knitting
me
S
Tools and equipment
Duo 80
Yarn
32 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in St st size 6
Garnstudio DROPS Flora
400 yards in stash
7.84 skeins = 1803.2 yards (1648.8 meters), 392 grams
Notes

A little Christmas present for myself.
Re-calculating and knitting a 100% acrylic sweater I bought some time ago for very little money because I liked the design. But I couldn’t wear it because I disliked the material.
Making now my own version in very nice and soft aplaca and wool blend yarn. Just perfect! I love this combo, brings out the best of both.
Made it bit longer though.
Also feeling excited to have a new basic sweater to wear with everything if can’t make up my mind or don’t want to or don’t have time to.

Front: 92g
Back: 94g
Sleeves: 132g = 318g so far
Everything is blocking now, already love how soft this is!
I think I’m going for a wider collar than the original.

Dec 17
Sleeves are seamed in, collar is blocking. Made it 10cm wide.
Decreased stitch size one click every 5 rows from 7 to 5 and back for other half.
Collar: 55g

Dec 20
Done! I am so happy with the result! Loooove the collar!! Best decision to make it that big!

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Finished
December 10 2016
December 20 2016
 
About this pattern
Personal pattern (not in Ravelry)
About this yarn
by Garnstudio
Light Fingering
65% Wool, 35% Alpaca
230 yards / 50 grams

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  • Project created: December 11, 2016
  • Updated: January 5, 2017
  • Progress updates: 2 updates