Mad Skills Mammoth Brick
Finished
August 22, 2021
October 8, 2021

Mad Skills Mammoth Brick

Project info
Brick by Clare Lee
Knitting
SweaterPullover
Me
Needles & yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
1,496 yards = 4 skeins
Dreamy Goat Designs BFL/Silk 85/15
1 skein = 380.0 yards (347.5 meters)
cochineal bug
Red
Retzlaff Winery event
Village BFL/silk
none left in stash
1 skein = 631.0 yards (577.0 meters)
Grey
Gray
Yak-silk-BFL
150 yards in stash
1 skein = 150.0 yards (137.2 meters)
White
Gray
Hand spun silk/yak/alpaca/llama
Worsted (9 wpi)
1 skein = 335.0 yards (306.3 meters)
Summer Jubilee
Black
Notes

09-13-2021

Arms have 20 rows after divide completed.
Onto final 37 yards of alpaca-silk-yak.

Body now has 22 rows of black after divide. Arms each need 2 more rounds of black.

09-28-2021

Added 3 rows alpaca to right sleeve

09-29-2021

Right sleeve needs 5.5 “, currently at 52 rows. Total likely to be 80 rows. Beginning decreases.

09-30-2021

Right sleeve: at row 52, begin to decrease at underarm every 4th row through row 80. Decrease by k2tog 1 stitch in from start of row at underarm. Then SSK at 2ND and 3rd to last st by underarm..

10-03-2021

First sleeve. 80 rows, then27 rows of rib, 1x1 , then BO.

10-05-2021

Ribbing in 143 yards yak/silk 1 ply x 2 ply BFLxsilk. Using smaller needles, but yarn is also more of a CK sport weight. Going for 4”.

10-08-2021

My alpacas, processed into fiber, spun and plied by me, then used with other yarns hand spun by me in a sweater knitted by me—if this sweater isn’t proof of my mad skills, I don’t know what is!

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August 22, 2021
October 8, 2021
 
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  • Originally queued: August 23, 2021
  • Project created: August 23, 2021
  • Finished: October 8, 2021
  • Updated: October 17, 2021