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November 28 2017
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Granito by Joji Locatelli
Needles & yarn
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
Isager Strik Merilin
161 yards in stash
6.3 skeins = 1446.9 yards (1323.0 meters), 315 grams

With a slightly smaller gauge, I opted to knit a large to give me a medium-large which should be the right size.

Otherwise no modifications other than knitting the bottom edge of the pockets with the first row of the ribbing and I used a 2mm circular needle to pickup for the sleeves and neck.

And it worked! the body blocked to the right width and length and the sleeves are a bit longer than the pattern, but I’m happy with that.

This yarn works well for this pattern, the linen gives the fabric some drape. Before blocking, the yarn biased a bit which did worry me and the hem kept wanting to fold up. With blocking the yarn softened and bloomed beautifully and a light steam helped it straighten out and fixed the hem. Beautiful colour and great to knit with.

Beautiful pattern, thank you Joji!

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by Isager Strik
80% Wool, 20% Linen / Flax
230 yards / 50 grams
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  • Originally queued: October 7, 2017
  • Project created: December 2, 2017
  • Finished: January 15, 2018
  • Updated: May 17, 2018
  • Progress updates: 6 updates