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Vintage Wool Coat AKA Coat O' Doom
Finished
August 1 2010
January 25 2011
Project info
Vintage Wool Coat AKA Coat O' Doom
Brunswick Babies, Volume 696
Knitting
Ella, age 3
2
Needles & yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
Scheepjes Rigodon
15 skeins = 1365.0 yards (1248.2 meters), 750 grams
Red
Given to me by Mom
Notes

{9/16/10}Was gifted a huge stack of vintage patterns and fell in love with this coat. It’s taken me 5 weeks and almost 3 skeins to finish the back panel.

{10/02/10} I ordered gorgeous vintage buttons, hand painted. It took forever for them to arrive, since they were shipped from Israel. SO glad I didn’t wait until the last minute to order them.

{1/25/11} Holy sugar cows. I just… This coat took forever. Forever and a day, in fact. I’m really proud of myself for sticking to it. The look on Ella’s face when I gave it to her was priceless. She twirled all around the room with a huge grin.

However, when the twirling stopped she looked at me and said, “But Mom! Where is the matching hat and mittens?”

sigh Here we go again…

I used approximately 10 skeins of yarn and the pattern was NOT well written. I don’t think it was tested, aside from the author. Some key points were missing, but I managed to wing it.

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Finished
August 1 2010
January 25 2011
About this pattern
Personal pattern (not in Ravelry)
About this yarn
by Scheepjes
Bulky
50% Wool, 50% Acrylic
91 yards / 50 grams

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  • Project created: August 26, 2010
  • Finished: January 25, 2011
  • Updated: August 15, 2014
  • Progress updates: 4 updates