Cottongrass test knit
Finished
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October 6, 2019

Cottongrass test knit

Project info
cottongrass by thepetiteknitter
Knitting
SweaterPullover
Me
84
Needles & yarn
1,260 yards = 6 skeins
Malabrigo Yarn Worsted
5 skeins = 1050.0 yards (960.1 meters), 500 grams
Malabrigo Yarn Worsted
1 skein = 210.0 yards (192.0 meters), 100 grams
Notes

Notes:

  • Use 4s and 6s, except 7s for color work
  • Do chart a
  • Switch dominant color to left hand on round 34
  • Use this tutorial for jacquard floats, starting at round 51:

https://www.ravelry.com/groups/chubby-chic-knits/pages/Ja...

Things that aren’t yarn/needles:


This was a (relatively) quick knit; the charts have good rhythm, worsted weight means a finished sweater that is manageable in 3 weeks of life with kids and falling asleep with them most nights.

It’s easy to go on autopilot with this pattern- I kept blasting past the decrease rounds on the sleeves and having to tink back. But, to be fair, I was watching Us, which is a fantastic horror movie (if you like that kind of thing).

I knit most of the body in the dark at Sunnyvale Community Players’ production of “Jekyll & Hyde”, South Bay Musical Theater’s “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”, and the new Downton Abbey movie.

The tubular bind-off on the sleeves and cuffs is a beautiful touch- if I knit it again, I’ll do a tubular cast on as well. I’m debating doing the edgings in the CC, because I’m VERY into that at the moment.

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About this yarn
by Malabrigo Yarn
Aran
100% Merino
210 yards / 100 grams

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  1. soft
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  • Project created: September 9, 2019
  • Updated: October 7, 2019