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My Shetland Holl IntSweMoDo#5
Holl by Kirsten Johnstone
40" bust
Needles & yarn
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1,365 yards = 13 skeins
Jamieson & Smith Shetland Aran (Brora Soft Spun)
74 yards in stash
13 skeins = 1365.0 yards (1248.2 meters), 650 grams
baa ram ewe-LEEDS in Chapel Allerton, Leeds

Pattern: Translated it to knit in the round from the bottom up and added one 21-row repeat too. Cast on for the largest size, then reduced to the XL over those 21 rows to accomodate hips/waist issues - increased in the round then separated for sleeves. 3needle bind off for shoulders/sleeves at top.

One row of DC and one row of HTr round for the sleeves. Has come out rather more oversized (despite getting guage) than I intended and certainly should have considered that my DD-cup bust is not in relation to my waist, so probably could have gone down a size. BUT I love the sloppy look of the batwing and will certainly wear it ALOT. Hoorah!

Yarn: Sadly 11 balls from Baa Ram Ewe didn’t quite make it so had to buy more direct from Jamieson’s. Mail Order service was FAB and delivered promptly… Will weigh finished garment but at the moment, it’s looking like it will use 15 skeins…
11@£4.00-40% sale = £26.40
5@£4.00+p&p = £23.95
Not the cheapest jumper but LOVING it and I guess for a pure wool british wool jumpermade in Britian, £50 isn’t too bad…

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  • Originally queued: April 22, 2013
  • Project created: April 27, 2013
  • Finished: May 18, 2013
  • Updated: May 21, 2013
  • Progress updates: 2 updates