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Stealing Orchids
Orchid Thief by Ysolda Teague
larger than pattern??
Needle and yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
Wollmeise "Pure" 100% Merino Superwash
555 yards in stash
1 skein = 555.0 yards (507.5 meters), 145 grams
The Loopy Ewe in Fort Collins, Colorado
May 9, 2011

6/1: Worked through row 122, then bound off. Have enough yarn left to have done another row or two but I didn’t know how much yarn the bind off would take. Bound off purlwise with 6mm crochet hook. Blocking now. My pattern enlargement created lots of little points to block out. I love it!

5/24: Have 48 grams of yarn left after completing row 105. Have looked at the end of the chart and think I have figured out how to add 2 more rows to the shawl without too much effort. Will rechart, knit and let you know if it works!

-Have figured out a way to continue to row 120 then repeat as needed!

5/23: after thinking long and hard on how I could enlarge, have decided just to knit to pattern.

5/22: After 4th repeat of chart 3, have 90 grams of yarn left. Based on calculations, would have 20 grams yarn left if knit to pattern.

5/21: Have worked through first repeat of chart 3 and have 130 grams of yarn left.

Chart 3 was much less scary after I figured out I needed to knit the repeat stitches twice on the first time through!

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May 21 2011
June 1 2011
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About this yarn
"Pure" 100% Merino Superwash
by Wollmeise
Fingering / 4 ply
100% Merino
574 yards / 150 grams
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  • Project created: May 21, 2011
  • Finished: June 2, 2011
  • Updated: June 3, 2011