Seefrau Ahoi!
Finished
April 27, 2018
May 11, 2018

Seefrau Ahoi!

Project info
Everyday Shawl by SweaterFreak
Knitting
Neck / TorsoShawl / Wrap
Fun!
Needles & yarn
US 4 - 3.5 mm
Wolle 1000 Farbverlaufsgarne 3faedig
1094 yards in stash
0 skeins = 0.0 yards (0.0 meters), 0 grams
Wolle 1000
April 25, 2018
Notes

Wanted to have something for summer in marine colours, which is why I chose this color combination. Was reluctant what type of blue to use, but Enzian is just right.

Did an edge of 2 stitches garter on each side and did the increases with yarnovers which I knit through the back loop on wrong side rows. quite like the look.

Gauge is quite loose with this needle size, but I totally love how the fabric is light, airy and cotton-y summery.

Knit a major part of it during our Holiday in Sa Rapita on Mallorca. We had a very beautiful summer kitchen there and I loved knitting there, reading, drinking coffee and listening to the birds singing.

May 6: Started second plain W
white section, i.e. 10th of 15 Color sections. Stopped the increases after 30% of the yarn, i.e. when my 5th colour change ended.

May 10, 2018

Started the last colour and I am not sure if the yarn will be enough from one bobbel. I have bought a small skein of the red yarn, so I would be fine. But I should probably have weighed the yarn instead of just going by the colours. However, I started decreases after 30% already instead of 35% - well, maybe it will be enough, we will see.

May 11, 2018

Finished! But this ate waaaay more yarn than I thought. I think 35% is way too much to use before starting the decreases - I would recommend to go for 25% to be on the safe side. I did not have red as I thought, so I finished with a natural white cotton yarn from my stash. This will be huuuuuge - I clipped it to my terrace table especially on the decrease side to get it straight.

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by Wolle 1000
Light Fingering
50% Cotton, 50% Acrylic
1094 yards / 200 grams

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  • Project created: May 6, 2018
  • Finished: May 11, 2018
  • Updated: May 13, 2018
  • Progress updates: 3 updates