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Izzy's Pearls on a String Sweater
March 1 2019
March 8 2019
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Izzy's Pearls on a String Sweater
Pearls-on-a-string Sweater by Pernille Larsen
Needles & yarn
660 yards = 6 skeins
Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Tweed
5 skeins = 550.0 yards (502.9 meters), 250 grams
Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Tweed
1 skein = 110.0 yards (100.6 meters), 50 grams

Idk why row 1 is knit--neck won’t go over the head. I added 8 sts to the CO count and compensated when the incs began, but also could have just started rib on row 1 and it would have been stretchier that way.

Messed up the last pearl row colors (colors 1 and 2 is confusing since they’re opposite of MC and CC) and had a pink stitch so i hid it under the green to the right with a ssk, then made a right lifted increase in green on the stitch to the left. Looks perfect!

Meant to make a size 4 but followed the instructions for a 2. Fortunately my 3yo is small. Came out roomy anyway, even though my gauge was on the small side. I added some length to match. It’s just right for growing into.

Didn’t block it--I’ll do it the first time I have to wash it. But don’t stretch it too much!

These colors are super watermelon-y and I wish they were more army green and pastel pink. It’s also pretty scratchy, especially for hand wash. Dunno what I was thinking. Oh well. The colors aren’t so bad after all because there’s enough green to balance it out.

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  • Project created: February 20, 2019
  • Updated: March 11, 2019