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Made for my Mom
Finished
November 2 2016
December 20 2016
Project info
Made for my Mom
a_simmetrie by cecilia flori
Knitting
Mom
Large
Needles & yarn
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1,350 yards
Miss Babs Yowza
2 skeins = 1120.0 yards (1024.1 meters), 452 grams
Maryland Sheep and Wool
the periwinkle sheep watercolors sock 75/25
0.5 skeins = 230.0 yards (210.3 meters), 50 grams
Blue
Notes

Here are my notes/suggestions on this one:

  • If you can, I would highly suggest using Miss Babs Yowza (or any other large skein of dk weight) and knitting the front and back panels two at a time. That way you don’t have to change your balls of yarn and get a nice seamless front and back panels.
  • Think about how you pick up your stitches. I had a small bit of puckering on one side because I picked up more stitches than I think I was comfortable with (if that makes sense). The other side was perfect because I trusted my gut.
  • Read the instructions a couple of times before you start each section. Sometimes you just have to visualize it before you knit and then you realize it’s not as complex as you thought.

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December 20 2016
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About this yarn
by Miss Babs
DK
100% Merino
560 yards / 226 grams
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About this yarn
by the periwinkle sheep
Fingering
75% Merino, 25% Nylon
460 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: November 2, 2016
  • Finished: December 20, 2016
  • Updated: January 23, 2017
  • Progress updates: 3 updates