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French Kiss (test knit)
Finished
October 26, 2017
January 31, 2020
Project info
French Kiss (test knit)
French Kiss by Anne B Hanssen
Knitting
myself
40"
Needles & yarn
US 4 - 3.5 mm
Plymouth Yarn Nettle Grove
218 yards in stash
6.3 skeins = 1373.4 yards (1255.8 meters), 315 grams
Yarn Cravin' in Perrysburg, Ohio
Notes

Test knit for the lovely Anne, test thread is here.
I’m keeping things simple, with no buttonholes and no waist shaping.

Progress:
2017/10/28 - just started the back increases, I should be done by tonight and start the right front tomorrow.

2017/10/31 - finished the right front, moving on to the left.

2017/11/07 Just joined in the round. Got busy lately with municipal elections and stuff but I should be knitting up a storm this week-end to catch up.

2018/03/04 - Picked this project back up a couple weeks ago, just finished the body. I’m moving onto the sleeves this week and hopefully finishing this before the end of the month. I added a lot of length to the body for the cardigan to drop past my hips.

2018/03/27 - Just finished the first sleeve. For the cuff, since I’m working it over 60 sts, I decided to go down needle sizes twice (1X in 3.5, 1X in 3, 1X in 2.5) to taper it off towards the wrists. I’m working only 3 repeats of the lace instead of 4 as prescribed in the pattern because the sleeves are already more than long enough. Can’t wait to get this done, it will look amazing!

2019/10/12
Good lord I can’t believe I haven’t touched this in over a year… there’s only one bloody sleeve left to do. Anyhow, I just started working the cap sleeve; hopefully I will be finishing this one up before the end of the month.

2019/10/14
The stockinette portion of the sleeve is done, now moving onto to the lace portion.

2020/01/31
Alright, finishing this cardigan today. It’s been on the needles for way too long.

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October 26, 2017
January 31, 2020
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by Plymouth Yarn
Sport
45% Cotton, 28% Linen / Flax, 15% Silk, 12% Other
218 yards / 50 grams

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  • Project created: October 26, 2017
  • Finished: March 3, 2020
  • Updated: March 30, 2020
  • Progress updates: 7 updates