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Rocky Coast Cardigan

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October 10 2011
December 5 2011
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Rocky Coast Cardigan
Rocky Coast Cardigan by Hannah Fettig
Aunt Toni
Needles & yarn
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
Quince & Co. Lark
7 skeins = 938.0 yards (857.7 meters), 350 grams
Quince and Co.

The promised Christmas sweater, take two…three years late….I think she’ll look great in white. We are dark ladies and look good in white. I’m totally guessing at her size. I think she’s about the same size as my other (unrelated) aunt. Hope it fits! If not…I’ll frog it and re-knit it. FOR MYSELF! Only kidding. For her. :) People go on and on about this company’s yarn. It better live up to its reputation because it doesn’t feel that great in its skein.

The yarn is fine. I don’t know why people are crazy about it. It’s pretty standard. It’s what yarn should be. Maybe that’s why people like it so much. :) I began the sleeves. In an effort to get it done and prove to myself that my Magic Loop failings are mental, not technical, I’m doing two at a time Magic Loop. It’s not too bad, but I’m only 5 rows in or so. Per others’ notes, I will not decrease the sleeves much if at all. I haven’t decided if I should lengthen or shorten them, though.

I lengthened the sleeves to about 18” and didn’t decrease until the ribbing. I think I decreased 8 sts there, but I don’t recall for certain.

I had to block the CRAP out of this thing to get it to the right dimensions. I’m not sure the sleeves will comply, but the rest looks AWESOME! I think it also grew about an inch and a half….

Didn’t fit. Passed on to my cousin. If she’ll wear it, I’ll be happy.

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October 10 2011
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  • Originally queued: October 2, 2011
  • Project created: October 10, 2011
  • Finished: December 6, 2011
  • Updated: December 28, 2011
  • Progress updates: 8 updates