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July 19 2012
October 13 2012
Project info
Kaari by Norah Gaughan
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
Cascade Yarns® Cascade 220® Heathers
5 skeins = 1100.0 yards (1005.8 meters), 500 grams
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I am completely in love with this pattern, the pockets of course make it a winner but the semi fitted style is perfect.

I took the advice of previous Kaari knitters and went down a needle size to get correct gauge. Having said that, at one point I thought it might turn out too small but I ploughed on regardless and am so pleased I did. I also didn’t have 112 stitches to pick up for the neckband but was able to create some quite easily and all was well.

The Cascade took a little getting used to, and I actually thought it may turn out rather scratchy but I think it’ll be just fine. In fact, it should be super snug and cosy for the autumn/winter.

It’s true, there is a lot of seaming to do but that’s a small price to pay for such an amazing end result. I couldn’t be more happy with my Kaari!


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July 19 2012
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by Cascade Yarns®
100% Wool
220 yards / 100 grams
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  • Originally queued: July 3, 2012
  • Project created: July 19, 2012
  • Finished: October 14, 2012
  • Updated: October 15, 2012
  • Progress updates: 12 updates