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Annis KAL
Annis by Susanna IC
Knitting
not sure yet.
Needle and yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
Buckwheat Bridge
600 yards in stash
1.7 skeins = 340.0 yards (310.9 meters), 96 grams
Deep Eggplant
Rhinebeck
2007
Notes

there’s a KAL going on over on the Southern Cross Fibre boards. Good excuse to knit down more stash.

Used a cable cast on with 10.5 needle. Loosey goosey.
8/4: Got through Row 9 but the nupps are too tight. I tried to p7tog and it just wasn’t going to work.

The yarn is hand spun. Not by me. And not very well done. This yarn is severely under plied. It is very splitty and requires tremendous concentration to work properly.

8/7: Too many errors. It’s a mess. I started over, and I chose one of the other little yarn cakes in hopes the yarn performs better.

8/9: Into Row 10, and I’ve had 4 breaks in this little skein. Ridiculous.
8/10: Row 11 - This is not going well. Time out.
8/15: I’ve resumed. Tinked back the bad rows, cut out all the broken yarn, started fresh on Row 6. Much better.
8/22: Finished the NUPP section. Woo hoo.
8/23: The short row section is a breeze. Yay.

Boy, once you get past those nupps this thing is a fun project! I am tempted to make another.

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August 1 2010
August 24 2010
 
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  • Project created: August 1, 2010
  • Finished: August 24, 2010
  • Updated: August 30, 2010