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green and grey worsted boxy
October 24 2015
November 27 2015
Project info
green and grey worsted boxy
Worsted Boxy by Joji Locatelli
XS, with M sleeves
Needles & yarn
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
983 yards
Garnstudio DROPS Lace
0.8 skeins = 350.0 yards (320.0 meters), 80 grams
Malabrigo Yarn Arroyo
1.89 skeins = 633.1 yards (578.9 meters), 189 grams

I’m doing the seamed version with the malabrigo yarn as the front and drops lace for the back. I’m using 6 mm needles for the malabrigo and 5 mm for the drops lace.
I will be using the drops lace held double, so effectively I will have 400 m instead of 800 m.

I don’t know if I have enough yarn, but we’ll see how it will work out.


I finished the sweater a few weeks ago, but it was waaaay too short. I´ve added 30 (!) rows to the bottom and now it’s perfect.

yarn usage:

I have 17 grams left of the grey, which means I used about 80 grams held double (for the back only)
I have 11 grams left of the green, which means I used about 189 grams (for the front, sleeves, seaming and neck)

I did the XS version with M sized sleeves. It worked out perfectly. I’m normally a size M, but this sweater is oversized enough for my liking.

I wetblocked the sweater. The malabrigo yarn grows exponentialy in width, but almost nothing in length. Hence the problem with my sweater being too short.

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100% Merino
334 yards / 100 grams

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70% Alpaca, 30% Silk
437 yards / 50 grams

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  • Project created: October 28, 2015
  • Finished: November 27, 2015
  • Updated: February 13, 2016
  • Progress updates: 3 updates