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St. Moritz
St. Moritz by Snowden Becker
Knitting
me!
XL
Needle and yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
Elsebeth Lavold Silky Tweed
1965 yards in stash
1198.7 yards, 457 grams 9.15 skeins = 1198.7 yards (1096.0m)
08
Green
from Stitchy
Notes

I started this when we were in the first rounds of edits for Knitting it Old School, so I omitted the lozenge pattern to save my sanity. I didn’t have the brain space to think about pattern. (Apparently I didn’t think about size either.)

Stupidly I didn’t try it on when I joined for the underarms and just kept knitting and finished the body. I put it on and it’s WAY too big for me. (Why the hell I’m I making everything too big? this is the third sweater I’ve done that with. Note to self: your boobs aren’t as big as you think they are)

I should have knit something more in the 41ish range. D’oh! I might mattress stitch up the sides from around the waist upward to suck up some of the extra fabric. Also, I will curse my own name as I do it.

(The last photo shows how big it really is on me. Just for the sake of honesty.)

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Finished
January 2010
March 6 2011
 
About this pattern
St. Moritz
by Snowden Becker
from Knitting It Old School
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About this yarn
Silky Tweed
by Elsebeth Lavold
DK / 8 ply
40% Silk, 30% Cotton, 20% Merino, 10% Rayon
131 yards / 50 grams
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  • Project created: June 10, 2010
  • Finished: March 9, 2011
  • Updated: April 9, 2011