Sommerdrøm / summer dream
July 12, 2011
October 6, 2014

Sommerdrøm / summer dream

Project info
Mountain View Cardigan by Connie Chang Chinchio
bust 115 cm
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
Louet Euroflax wet spun linen
8 skeins = 2160.0 yards (1975.1 meters), 800 grams
Louet North America
June 12, 2011

Bestilt garn 12/6-11 fra
Garnpris: $ 199,60 ( $24.95 pr.hespe)

Nest største str. i mønster. Viser seg å være for stor. Note to self: ta mål og legg arbeid i å få plagg passe store heretter…

Garnet er overhodet ikke vanskelig å strikke med. Litt stivt til å begynne med, men så venner man seg til det.
Yarn feels quite nice to knit. Not at all as rigid/hard as I had imagined. A bit “stiff” to start with, then I got used to it. Happy :-)

Summer 2014:Two years! This evening, I bound off the last st (not counting the neck band). Next: blocking etc. This week end, perhaps?

August 22. 2014: Three years… Today I bound off (3 needle bind off) both shoulders, and plan to knit rest of the neck band this week end, in between all my other tasks and a party. I notice that I hadn’t quite grasped the ‘wrap and turn’-method when I knit the front parts, so it isn’t as nice looking as it should. Oh well!+

October 6. 2014, At last! Last stitches made this evening, the jacket has had a round in washing machine, and now the tumble dryer. The sleeves seemed a bit odd at the shoulders, hope dryer will take care of that.
-and it did. Steam iron, anyway :)

The buttons I have purchased are too large.


Tried it on for the x-th time yesterday. It is far too large , and I look (and feel) like a walrus wearing it. Plan: deconstruct and rip down. Then, knit it again in a smaller size with some negative ease. The yarn is far too beautiful (and expensive) to just lie there unused.

viewed 400 times
July 12, 2011
October 6, 2014
About this pattern
155 projects, in 1113 queues
bibitry's overall rating
bibitry's clarity rating
bibitry's difficulty rating
About this yarn
by Louet
100% Linen / Flax
270 yards / 100 grams

8242 projects

stashed 9197 times

bibitry's star rating
  • Project created: June 12, 2011
  • Finished: October 6, 2014
  • Updated: June 24, 2016