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Starfleet Academy Sweater
Space Girl by Heidi Kirrmaier
Knitting
Me
S
Needle and yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece
6 skeins = 1290.0 yards (1179.6 meters), 600 grams
012
Red-purple
WEBS - America's Yarn Store in Northampton, Massachusetts
Notes

Better pictures coming soon - I just haven’t had a chance to have someone else take them and my webcam can only do so much.


Moved from a 16” fixed US6 circular to an interchangeable circular with a 32” cable at the end of raglan repeat 6. No modifications so far; really like how this fabric is knitting up.

Update, 17 Apr: Finished skein 1 at the beginning of the 10th four-row raglan increase repeat.

Update, 25 Apr: Finished skein 2 with 7.5” of stockinette under the arms done. Slipped a stitch a few rows back, going to have to fix that.

Update, 3 May: Bound off body using Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind-Off. Still some of skein 3 left.

Update, 12 May: Picked up 7 stitches at underarm, but otherwise proceeding as with size S. Finished skein 3 at beginning of sleeve #1. After decreases, there are 17 sts on DPN1; thumbhole will be between stitches 12 and 13.

Update, 16 May: Finished sleeve #1. Went with a sewn bind-off for sleeves.

Update, 19 May: Anime Central delivers! Science officer pin acquired.

Update, 22 May: Finished skein 4 after second decrease in second sleeve.

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April 11 2013
May 27 2013
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About this yarn
Cotton Fleece
by Brown Sheep
Worsted / 10 ply
80% Cotton, 20% Merino
215 yards / 100 grams
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  • Originally queued: November 1, 2012
  • Project created: April 11, 2013
  • Finished: May 27, 2013
  • Updated: August 20, 2013