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Drift Cabled Blanket test
Drift by tincanknits
Knitting
blanket
Needle and yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
Naturally Tussock 10 Ply
1400 yards in stash
1242.5 yards, 710 grams 7.1 skeins = 1242.5 yards (1136.1m)
Natural/Undyed
Herschnerr's
Notes

This is a test knit for TinCanKnits

I couldn’t get 18st/4in with my yarn. I got 16st on 8s and 17st on 7s. I didn’t want to get any tighter. The yarn is really elastic and stringy while knitting, but softened nicely in my swatch.

11/13: Finished four balls of yarn (700yds) halfway through Row 5 of Chart D. I hope I am more than halfway through the knitting. This project is not happy on my hands, maybe the yarn should be knitted at a looser gauge.

11/15: Finished fifth ball of yarn on last round of Chart D. 14 more rounds to go!!

Finished sixth ball on Round 9 of Chart E, and finished the seventh ball 3/4 of the way through binding off.

11/18: Blocked measurements are 36” square. My cabled rounds were really tight, so they stopped me from stretching it much farther, though the ribbing could have blocked more. I maybe should have done the cabled section on a larger needle.

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November 2 2012
November 18 2012
 
About this pattern
Drift
by tincanknits
from Great White North
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About this yarn
Tussock 10 Ply
by Naturally
Worsted / 10 ply
85% Wool, 15% Polyester
175 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: November 2, 2012
  • Updated: November 24, 2012