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Black Spruce
June 7 2013
September 27 2013
Project info
Black Spruce
Adirondack by Sarah Punderson
Needles & yarn
US 9 - 5.5 mm
Cascade Yarns® Venezia Worsted
none left in stash
2 skeins = 436.0 yards (398.7 meters), 200 grams

Black spruces grow in the spruce slopes of the Adirondacks. The pattern was a gift from the designer.

Really, this is a fun pattern. I think it could be improved by a better layout to the row instructions - it just gets confusing to have them jumping all over the place. The result is great - this is a very snuggly piece in worsted weight yarn. I’ve already gotten lots of compliments, and I was wearing it unblocked!

Challenges include keeping the two different edge treatments straight, following along the row count (sometimes the next row you knit is 6 rows above the last one), and keeping track of varying sizes of short row wedges.

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by Cascade Yarns®
70% Merino, 30% Silk
218 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: June 7, 2013
  • Updated: October 1, 2013
  • Progress updates: 2 updates