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Project info
Kildare
The Knitter #64
Knitting
my daughter
12-13 years
SweaterPullover
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
Stylecraft Special Aran with Wool
2 skeins = 1784.0 yards (1631.3 meters), 800 grams
Red-purple
Notes

Was knit from the unravellings of another finished project.

I knew my gauge would be different from the pattern gauge from previously knitting with the yarn, so though my daughter is a petite 11 year old I made the largest size. It fits perfectly in my opinion.

Only modification was to use larger needles (5mm) for the polo neck from about half way up the neck, increasing to 6mm needles for the last quarter. Aim was to give the garment a cowl neck rather than a tight polo neck. I think it worked, though it would sit better perhaps if I’d made it longer than as per the pattern.

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Finished
no date set
April 26 2017
About this pattern
Personal pattern (not in Ravelry)
About this yarn
by Stylecraft
Aran
80% Acrylic, 20% Wool
892 yards / 400 grams
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  • Project created: April 28, 2017
  • Updated: April 28, 2017