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Paulie
Finished
April 25 2012
June 17 2012
Project info
Paulie
paulie by Isabell Kraemer
Knitting
Xs in loose gauge
Needles & yarn
US 1 - 2.25 mm
2,032 yards
Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool
192 yards in stash
1 skein = 192.0 yards (175.6 meters), 50 grams
117
724
Green
Strings and Things in Beaumont, Texas
Premier Yarns Serenity Sock Prints
460 yards in stash
8 skeins = 1840.0 yards (1682.5 meters), 400 grams
2296
Gray
Jo-Ann Fabric & Crafts in Texas
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June 19- Almost dry so I tried it on and it fits well, with a little ease.

June 16-I didn’t try this on very much once I got past the arm shaping because i didnt want to bother with finding another long needle to thread thru. It looks like I should have. It seems to widen after the garter yoke in back. Uggh. Even size ones and knitting for xs it seems loose and floppy in the back. I knit really tightly on this and kind of hurt my wrists, so I’m not re-knitting if it’s too big. I wish, though, that if it’s loose after blocking it would at least be longer. Maybe blocking will rescue this:/

May 5- I used more yarn than expected because it needed to be doubled with my size 2 needles to seem substantial. However, I still can’t get gauge and the yarn store only has 3 more skeins. I was past the underarm but ripped it back because I don’t want it oversized, and bought size 1 circular needles (Who uses 48” circulars?) Now I just need to decide if I want to risk knitting it up with doubled strands and running out of yarn, or using one and it looking too loosely knit.

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April 25 2012
June 17 2012
 
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by Elsebeth Lavold
DK
45% Wool, 35% Silk, 20% Nylon
192 yards / 50 grams

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by Premier Yarns
Fingering
50% Merino, 25% Nylon, 25% Rayon from Bamboo
230 yards / 50 grams

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  • Originally queued: August 18, 2011
  • Project created: April 25, 2012
  • Updated: June 21, 2012
  • Progress updates: 12 updates