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The Two Weekender
Finished
September 27 2018
October 5 2018
Project info
The Two Weekender
The Weekender by Andrea Mowry
Knitting
Contemplation
M
Needles & yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
18 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette in the round and blocked
Rowan Spun Tweed
Aran (8 wpi)
Cedar 759
9
Blue-green
Notes

This yarn must be about 30 years old now - so old it doesn’t even appear to have an entry in the yarn database, although presumably it is the precursor of what became known as Rowanspun Tweed. There is no yardage given on the label. Of the ten skeins I bought four are unused.

I bought it to make a cardigan for a friend-of-a-friend who turned out to be significantly less than congenial. Many years later I frogged what I had knitted and kept the yarn in a carrier bag. Now the time has come to use it for something for me. For my upcoming meditation retreat in Scotland.

My unblocked gauge is close enough to that stated in the pattern to go ahead - a boxy construction is very forgiving. It’s an incredibly quick knit compared to the 4ply projects also currently on the needles!

October 6, 2018

Soaked and now drying flat - it will probably take days.

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  • Project created: September 29, 2018
  • Finished: October 5, 2018
  • Updated: November 5, 2018
  • Progress updates: 4 updates