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Blueberry Vine Ravelympics 2010
February 12 2010
February 22 2010
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Blueberry Vine Ravelympics 2010
Vine Yoke Cardigan by Ysolda Teague
Needles & yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
Cascade Yarns® Alpaca Lana D'Oro
109 yards in stash
3 skeins = 327.0 yards (299.0 meters), 150 grams
Jimmy Beans Wool
January 11, 2010

02.22.10: Off the needles! Just need to graft the sleeves, block and add buttons.

02.17.10: I have to admit - this is a very unique construction. It’s a real joy knitting something so different and watching how it becomes a garment. However, because of the odd shape that it takes as you proceed, I find it kind of bulky and in the way when I am knitting back on the short rows. It kind of pushes up on the cable of my circular needle.

I have completed the right front & sleeve and have just begun the back. The thought of knitting 102 rows is kind of putting me off, right now, but I will persevere & knit on, although last night, I only knit about 8 rows….

I am in agreement with al ot of other knitters that the cabled yoke gets very puffy. Hopefully I can smooth that out in the blocking.

I think the biggest issue I have encountered so far is that my wrapped stitches are turning out really loose. I may have to run some yarn through them “creatively” when it is all said & done to hide the looseness.

02.12.10: Will cast on tonight at the opening ceremony!

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by Cascade Yarns®
50% Wool, 50% Alpaca
219 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: February 12, 2010
  • Finished: February 23, 2010
  • Updated: May 9, 2010
  • Progress updates: 3 updates