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Massive Mikkey Cowl

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Finished
April 2015
May 22 2015
Project info
Massive Mikkey Cowl
Mikkey by Lee Meredith
Knitting
me
Short height, medium-ish length
Needles & yarn
US 11 - 8.0 mm
850 yards = 3.4 skeins
Stonehedge Fiber Mill Shepherd's Wool Worsted
1.8 skeins = 450.0 yards (411.5 meters), 203 grams
Blue
The Loopy Ewe in Fort Collins, Colorado
Stonehedge Fiber Mill Shepherd's Wool Worsted
1.6 skeins = 400.0 yards (365.8 meters), 180 grams
Pink
The Loopy Ewe in Fort Collins, Colorado
Notes

This is the best-written pattern I’ve ever seen. She even teaches you how to triple-strand as you go!! (Yes, this is knit triple-stranded with worsted, and my neck nearly caught on fire taking photos in May. =) She explains everything step by step with lots of photos. The only thing that didn’t work out 100% for me was the grafting…the graft is off by a half stitch, but that could be because I started the straps wrong or something. Everything else worked so well, I’m inclined to blame myself!

I started knitting the medium length, but then I changed my mind halfway and knit a little longer. When I blocked, though, the length seemed to have grown a little bit (about 6”). I am generally a loose knitter, so I went down a couple needle sizes. I was unhappy with the fabric with the size 15 needles. You should swatch for this; I didn’t because I was knitting for Loopy Academy so I had no time!!

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April 2015
May 22 2015
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by Stonehedge Fiber Mill
Worsted
100% Merino
250 yards / 113 grams
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  • Project created: May 25, 2015
  • Updated: May 25, 2015