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Clayton
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September 18 2015
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Clayton
Clayton by Martin Storey
Knitting
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
Rowan Super Fine Merino Aran
13.5 skeins = 1255.5 yards (1148.0 meters), 675 grams
Gray
Notes

A great layering piece, I love the sweatshirtiness of this pattern. The yarn is incredibly soft and lively on the needles. With just a little flick of needle action, the stitch snapped into place; so very well behaved, and it created a very even fabric. The yarn itself feels like if elastic was made of velvet--so nice and it is so completely soft I think even those with the wool itchies won’t mind.

While the ball band will tell you to dry flat, I will tell you what I did with great results: Step one: turn inside-out. Step two: put in a sweater bag. Three: Wash on gentle cycle with cool water. Four: Still inside-out, remove from sweater bag and tumble dry on LOW until almost dry. Five: Turn rightside-out, lay flat and pat to shape to finish drying. Rowan does not recommend the above, but I just wanted to share what I did with success. So there you go.

Very happy with my knitted sweatshirt.

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Aran
100% Merino
93 yards / 50 grams

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  • Project created: September 21, 2015
  • Updated: September 22, 2015