2015 - First Cardigan
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July 17, 2015
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2015 - First Cardigan

Project info
Calligraphy Cardigan by Hannah Fettig
December 31, 2019
Needles & yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
Knit Picks Brava Worsted
7 skeins = 1533.0 yards (1401.8 meters), 700 grams

Going to add patch pockets to the cardigan using this tutorial {http://susanbanderson.blogspot.com/2013/05/adding-patch-p...}

Between the stockinette & ribbing like {http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/sibella-pullover}

August 09, 2015 - Frogged the first one due to it being so big. Went down three sizes (weight loss). I went down to a 50in bust & I still am afraid it is going to be too big cause it already overlaps in the front & I sill have 6 inch button bands to put on it. aargh!

August 11, 2015 - Finished the collar & moving onto the shoulder/sleeve increases.


It is going slowly this time, I know it is because I just did all this. I am about 7 increase rows from completing the sleeve increases. I can’t wait for this to be done.


I cast on 20 stitches & then decreased down to the called for 14 with the next 4 rows. By this measure I will need to pick up 20 stitches instead of the called for 14 & decrease them in the four rows following for the sleeves. I am now on the body decreases. Moving along. I got a commission to make a crochet blanket so this will get stuck on the back burner again.


OMG! I just tried it on. The sleeves fit (thank you for casting on 20 instead of 14 but will need to decrease the sleeve size) It barely meets in the front so I think the added 6 inches for the bust will be fine. I realize that as I lose the weight (323.4 down to 250) it will become too big, but I have bigger friends that will love it.


So I took this out of ZZZ to finish it. I realized that I am just scared of doing the sleeves & the button band. Well, I don’t back down from knitting/crochet challenges so back to the stockinette grind for me. I know I can do this. I want this done cause there are other cardigans I wanna make for myself.


Finished the body of the cardigan yesterday & I started the sleeve today!! I am getting there!!!

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  • Originally queued: November 26, 2012
  • Project created: December 4, 2014
  • In progress: September 18, 2018
  • Updated: April 15, 2019
  • Progress updates: 3 updates