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Kaide
Kaide by Norah Gaughan
Knitting
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Needle and yarn
Berroco Vintageā„¢ Chunky
12 skeins = 1560.0 yards (1426.5 meters), 1200 grams
Gray
WEBS - America's Yarn Store in Northampton, Massachusetts
Notes

I’m knitting the fronts and back in a size 46, but binding off like a 34. The sleeves are a size 34.

9/23/11: Swatched! Then cast-on despite the fact I think there are errors in the pattern, my gauge is way off and I have other projects to finish.

10/3/11: Back is finished! Cast on a sleeve. I’m going to need more yarn. Twelve balls total?? I hope that’s all.

10/12/11: Cast on second sleeve. I’m pretty determined to finish by the end of this month.

11/2/11: Definitely not finished. Cast-on for the left front yesterday. I’m getting reeeally excited.

11/13/11: Finishing up the right front, then I just need to block the fronts, seam and knit the collar! Yeesh. This is taking forever. Still unsure on the closures.

11/17/11: Just cast off collar. Now I just need to seam.

For help with short rows (collar):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4GxFvi4KD0

http://knitty.com/ISSUEsummer03/FEATbonnetric.html

I ended up using about 12 balls. The Vintage Chunky has a lot of drape. If you want more of a coat, use Peruvia Quick. I did ribbing all the way up the center fronts only because I forgot to switch to garter. There may be some errors for the front neckline bind-off. I just fudged it to match the back.

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Finished
September 23 2011
November 21 2011
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About this yarn
Vintageā„¢ Chunky
by Berroco
Bulky / 12 ply
50% Acrylic, 40% Wool, 10% Nylon
130 yards / 100 grams
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  • Originally queued: September 14, 2011
  • Project created: September 23, 2011
  • Finished: November 21, 2011
  • Updated: November 23, 2011