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Julissa (cardigan twin leaf)

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Finished
August 11 2013
October 17 2015
Project info
Julissa (cardigan twin leaf)
Julissa (scoop neck version) by Vanessa Smith
Knitting
Me
small (34 3/4)
Needles & yarn
US 3 - 3.25 mm
Skein Merino DK
95 yards in stash
3.59 skeins = 904.6 yards (827.2 meters), 395 grams
Blue
Zigo Zago, Bendigo sheep and wool 2013
July 21, 2013
Notes

Used this pattern as a base for a cardigan as heard it was well-written (perhaps a bit of a silly way to do it but worked in the end).

Using Twin Leaf Lace pattern instead of the pattern’s centre cable. Using 2 leaf columns on back, and one on each front.

Was hoping to knit Twin Leaf stitch top down but believe this is one of those lace patterns that can’t be reversed, so leaves will be facing downwards instead which looks ok, but not quite as pretty.

12 May 2015
Had become a bit droopy as a cardigan, so ripped out the button bands and seamed up the front to make a jumper. Re-doing the neckline.

11 March 2014
Cast off, sewed in ends.

Need to block and add buttons.

10 March 2014
25 rows of button band - quite large but probably picked too small a size in the first place as wasn’t being very careful.

Pick up 92 for button band (2 our of 3)

22 Sep 2013
After putting sleeves on holder, increased 6-7 sts on each front at sidemarker for bust (increasing on each right side row).

Decreased 1 on each side for waist as indicated by pattern, but continued before increasing for around 4 inches.

11 Aug 2013
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August 11 2013
October 17 2015
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  • Project created: August 31, 2013
  • Updated: October 3, 2015
  • Progress updates: 13 updates