The Whirlwind Holiday Knit (sort of)
December 20, 2014
January 15, 2015

The Whirlwind Holiday Knit (sort of)

Project info
Epistrophy by Kate Davies Designs
Needles & yarn
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
Outlaw Yarn Vanitas DK
Outlaw Yarn Vanitas DK

And it’s finished!! I am absolutely thrilled with my cardigan - pity it’s mid-summer here! I’ve wrapped up and talked about attaching the ribbon and the yarn I’ve used on my blog here.

This was a fantastic knit for chatting and watching gripping tv.

I found my tension for the colourwork was best when I gave up trying to use both hands. I changed colours by dropping one and loosely knitting with the next with the same hand, instead of holding a colour in each hand. Loose-ish is the key to perfect colourwork.

The sleeves on this hit my wrists perfectly. In hindsight I’d like to add perhaps on more inch because I tend to yank up my sleeves and I’d rather like them to fall just a little over my hand.

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December 20, 2014
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by Outlaw Yarn
90% Alpaca, 10% Merino
218 yards / 100 grams

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  • Project created: December 30, 2014
  • Finished: January 15, 2015
  • Updated: February 12, 2015
  • Progress updates: 3 updates