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My first seamless sweater
March 12 2008
November 20 2008
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My first seamless sweater
Blaze by Jenna Adorno
Needles & yarn
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
Blue Sky Fibers Alpaca Silk
7 skeins = 1022.0 yards (934.5 meters), 350 grams
Fabulousyarn in Tivoli, New York

This is my first seamless sweater. I had a bit of a problem starting, because I don’t have all the needles it requires, but I was able to borrow someone’s “Denise” set. I’ll see how it goes before I purchase my own. The yarn was a present :)
It is finally finished and I am very happy with it. I made the sleeves 3/4. I like that length much better than the length in the instructions and thanks to “beckyharb” and “Misplacedpom” I made the neckline higher. I followed beckyharb’s instructions to make the neckline higher (she was very nice to e-mail them to me) and then followed Misplacedpom’s advise to bind off with very small needles (I used size 2). I like it a lot. I do wish I had not knitted the two seams under the arms together. By knitting them together the pattern shifted and is not continuous, but you can only see it when I lift up my arms. I am too scared that everything will unravel to re-do it, but am thinking about it nonetheless.

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March 12 2008
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by Blue Sky Fibers
50% Silk, 50% Alpaca
146 yards / 50 grams

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  • Project created: March 13, 2008
  • Finished: November 21, 2008
  • Updated: November 21, 2018