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Silent Auction Sweater
B21-15 McDreamy Jumper by DROPS design
Knitting
Needles & yarn
Raven Frog Fiber Arts Marvelous Merino
275 yards in stash
Blue-green
a gift!
Notes

28.04.2016

This pattern yields a beautiful product, but it’s incredibly frustrating. Perhaps because it’s my first Drops Design project, or just an off translation, but I really struggled to understand the construction of this sweater.

Some notes: it’s constructed from the bottom up, in the round. Once you reach the under arm area, you cast on sleeves (also from the bottom up).

Once the sleeves are the correct length, you bind off the underarm stitches, and match them at the same place as the body underarm stitches. You then continue knitting up the shoulders, but back and forth, no longer in the round, all the while decreasing.

I chose to knit the decreases on the right side, in the pattern the decreasing tip is marked for the raglan edge, which sort of means nothing until you get there.

At the neck you change needles and knit a double folded collar. It just says to sew the stitches in ‘neatly’ and I couldn’t find any tips online for sewing a double folded collar.

It’s for a silent auction fundraiser, so I hope there’s a bidding war for it!

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March 20 2016
April 26 2016
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by Raven Frog Fiber Arts
Sport
100% Merino
275 yards / 114 grams
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  • Originally queued: February 7, 2016
  • Project created: April 28, 2016
  • Finished: April 28, 2016
  • Updated: May 13, 2016