green tea leaves cardigan
Finished
March 11, 2011
May 1, 2011

green tea leaves cardigan

Project info
Tea Leaves Cardigan by Melissa LaBarre
Knitting
SweaterCardigan
Me
36"
Needles & yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
Classic Elite Yarns Woodland
7 skeins = 917.0 yards (838.5 meters), 350 grams
Green
The Knit Nook in Louisville, Kentucky
Notes

May 4, 2011

A cold front rolled through the Ohio River valley yesterday. It brought rain clouds and cool temperatures. I saw it as my only chance to wear my new wool sweater before next winter. So I seized my chance, donned my green tea leaves cardigan and rain boots, and had myself a puddle-jumping day. Happiness.

Details:

My first sweater!

Went up a needle size to get gauge with the DK yarn.

Absolutely love the yarn color, though it is a tad itchy. A long-sleeved shirt underneath remedies that.

The pattern is fabulous and perfect for a beginning knitter up for a challenge. I made this cardigan as part of a class--I don’t think I would have had the confidence to try a sweater with my novice skills otherwise. However, it really is a good sweater for a beginner with or without a class.

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May 1, 2011
 
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65% Wool, 35% Cellulose
131 yards / 50 grams

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  • Originally queued: February 19, 2011
  • Project created: March 12, 2011
  • Finished: May 3, 2011
  • Updated: May 23, 2011
  • Progress updates: 6 updates