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dragon watcher's hood
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October 23 2013
November 25 2013
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dragon watcher's hood
dragon watcher's hood by tiny owl knits
Knitting
Needles & yarn
US 13 - 9.0 mm
US 15 - 10.0 mm
Rowan Drift
3 skeins = 261.0 yards (238.7 meters), 300 grams
Red-orange
Deramores
October 23, 2013
Notes

Didnโ€™t swatch (nothing new!)

Cast on with 10mm (Addi circular) needles and found it too loose so once the brim channel was made, I switched to 9mm and itโ€™s much better.

After joining to knit in the round, Iโ€™m getting horrible laddering between the decreases either side of the marker. Not sure how to remedy, so off to searchโ€ฆโ€ฆ.

REMEDIED: thanks to other projects.
- Knit to 3 sts before marker, decrease, knit 1 st either side of marker, then second decrease.

As I only had 9mm knitpro symphonies (which are sticky with this yarn and pretty sharp, so not enjoyable to knit this on!!) I found it pretty hard going to magic loop smaller numbers and changed back to 10mm (Millard plastic) DPNs from about 30 sts which were far easier to knit with and much quicker.

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November 25 2013
 
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by Rowan
Super Bulky
100% Merino
87 yards / 100 grams

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  • Project created: October 23, 2013
  • Updated: November 17, 2013
  • Progress updates: 3 updates