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Project info
Plumzig
Ziggity by Kirsten Kapur
Knitting
Testknit
One
Needle and yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
Handdyed BFL/Silk Sock
438 yards in stash
284.7 yards, 65 grams 0.65 skeins = 284.7 yards (260.3m)
A Dandy Plum
Brown
Base yarn from Wool2DyeFor
Lichtfaden Silk Merino
415 yards in stash
307.1 yards, 74 grams 0.74 skeins = 307.1 yards (280.8m)
Brown
Lichtfaden on Etsy
June 1, 2011
Notes

Test-knit for Kirsten Kapur.

I love this so much! I’ve made many shawls but this is one of my favorites. I love this shape. Unlike most triangles, this one stays put on me. It is also light and drapey enough to be scarfed.


I was saving the Lichtfaden stuff for something special and I dyed the Plum stuff to match. Sometimes waiting ‘til the last minute pays off.

Unlike my Ulmus, I was happy with my yarn combo on the very first try. :-D


Yarn Usage

Dandy Plum starting weight = 102g or 446 yards
Blue Mahogany starting weight = 105g or 435 yards

Plum
post garter section = 82g (used 20g)

Blue
post lace section 1 = 93g
post lace section 2 = 80g
Post lace section 3 = 63g
Post lace section 4 = 41g (used 64g)

Leftovers:
Plum - 37g
Blue - 31g


I used 2 different colored stitch markers (Red= odd rows, blue = even rows) to mark the edging stitches.

I stuck a stitch marker in the center and when the stitches began adding up, I counted outwards (in both directions) in increments of 25. I only did this for the garter section.

I didn’t block this much. It ended up growing much more than my swatch indicated. I just SOAKed it and laid it out flat letting the weight of the yarn open up the lace parts. I opened up the edge eyelets (?) but they didn’t seem to hold

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Finished
October 16 2011
November 1 2011
 
About this pattern
Ziggity
by Kirsten Kapur
from Through The Loops Ravelry Store
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About this yarn
Silk Merino
by Lichtfaden
Fingering / 4 ply
50% Silk, 50% Merino
415 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: October 16, 2011
  • Finished: November 8, 2011
  • Updated: November 18, 2011