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C(a)balt Cables
Finished
November 21 2009
February 27 2010
Project info
C(a)balt Cables
Cable Guy by Heather Dixon
Knitting
Galuchat
S body, M length
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
Berroco Vintage®
9 skeins = 1953.0 yards (1785.8 meters), 25514 grams
Blue
Mouline yarns
November 21, 2009
Notes

03Mar10: I’m very happy with this! Too bad spring came way too early, I may not see this on as much as I’d like. This color is impossible to photograph. Take your pick, it’s somewhere in between all of it.

Basically I made the Small sweater with Medium length. This was essential for the body as the guy in the book looks like a dwarf… and it’s not because of the guy. I did a provisional cast-on for the sleeves, as is my custom for yoke sweaters. I knit until it looked about right, and actually it was right. So I just picked up the cast-on and bound-off right away. In general I followed the pattern exactly, and it is As Advertised.

23Nov09: A request for me to make a sweater I actually enjoy making (see Cobblestones Without Tears) has resulted in this lovely item. I am excited about it and I’ve had some great advice from Freckle who made the best version of the Cable Guy sweater so far, in my opinion.

His hand-picked color, is stunning (not conveyed by the pics yet), and I predict the sweater is going to look very interesting and almost messy. My only concern is the acrylic content of the yarn, but if anything, it will be easily washable.

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November 21 2009
February 27 2010
 
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by Berroco
Worsted
52% Acrylic, 40% Wool, 8% Nylon
217 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: November 23, 2009
  • Finished: March 3, 2010
  • Updated: May 5, 2012
  • Progress updates: 2 updates