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Sara Lace Cardigan
Sara Lace Cardigan by Vera Sanon
Knitting
me
38 - M
Needles & yarn
US 3 - 3.25 mm
Forbidden Woolery Envy
1.44 skeins = 1260.0 yards (1152.1 meters), 144 grams
Notes

Swatch looks great. Ready to pick sizing and knit.

12/30/2016 - update is that I tried this cardigan, but messed up on the stitch counts for the lace pattern, so that I couldn’t get it symmetrical on the back.

I was alternating skeins of a lovely hand-dyed lace yarn, but that made it really hard to frog.vIt sat for months and months, as I pondered what to do.

I finally just decided to take the current project on the needles, cut the yarn, retrieve the stitch markers and start over with fresh yarn, since I have plenty. What a relief.

Since it was beginning, I looked at the sizing and decided to make a smaller size as well, as the last sweater I made was too big and pretty unwearable.

I’m now mid-way down the yoke, and things seem to be going well this time. Whew!

1/6/2017 - finished the body this morning and hoping that after blocking the sweater body will still fit - it looks a bit big in the neckline. Blocking first, l’ll do the edge treatment and finish with the sleeves.

1/15/2017 - first sleeve done

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February 21 2016
January 24 2017
 
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About this yarn
by Forbidden Woolery
Lace
80% Merino, 20% Silk
875 yards / 100 grams
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  • Originally queued: February 15, 2016
  • Project created: February 24, 2016
  • Finished: January 26, 2017
  • Updated: January 27, 2017
  • Progress updates: 4 updates