July 17, 2010
July 20, 2010


Project info
Flamboyan by Stephen West
Neck / TorsoShawl / Wrap
test knit
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
770 yards = 1 skein
The Sanguine Gryphon Bugga!
82 yards in stash
0.8 skeins = 329.6 yards (301.4 meters), 90 grams
The Sanguine Gryphon
The Sanguine Gryphon Bugga!
none left in stash
1.07 skeins = 440.8 yards (403.1 meters), 120 grams
The Sanguine Gryphon
February 22, 2010

This is a testknit for Westknits

There are a zillion ways to wear this. I don’t think I have exhausted all the possibilities.

I was really concerned for a while there about my needle choice, but now that it has been blocked I’m really pleased with the drape. And I LOVE the shape. I will wear this often.

Approx 130g skeins -
I did not actually use more than one skein of either color - my skeins just happened to be very generous, which is typical of Bugga.

Ribbing Yarn usage = 87g

Total Lt. Blue Usage = 121g
Total Dk blue usage = 90g

Pre-block size = 62” x 20”
Blocked Size: approx 72” x 22”

More important stuff:
I most likely made this a bit larger than the pattern calls for, perhaps 3/4”. So (obviously) my yarn usage is on the high side.

To block: I gave it a SOAK and spin and then a good shake which had the effect of de-pleating/de-ruffling the ribbing. Then I just laid it out on blocking boards. I didn’t even bother pinning it because it didn’t seem necessary. I did pat the ribbing into place though. EASY! :-D


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by The Sanguine Gryphon
70% Merino, 20% Cashmere goat, 10% Nylon
412 yards / 125 grams

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  • Project created: July 16, 2010
  • Finished: July 22, 2010
  • Updated: March 7, 2011
  • Progress updates: 13 updates