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Coatigan
Finished
November 21 2018
January 12 2019
Project info
Coatigan
Coatigan by Ambah O'Brien
Knitting
34 (see notes)
Needles & yarn
US 5 - 3.75 mm
22 stitches and 35 rows
in stockinette stitch
Kilcarra Aran Tweed
261 yards in stash
16 skeins = 1392.0 yards (1272.8 meters), 800 grams
Blue-green
Notes

1-14-19 - wow, I didn’t do a very good job with these notes! happy to report the sweater is done, it fits, and i LOVE it! I was worried when I got to the end of the body that I would run out of yarn. I knit the two sleeves and my knitting group assured me I’d be fine. They were right. I ended up with 3 leftover skeins (matching mittens? matching headband?) The finished size is a smidge bigger than the schematic - and I love it. (need to measure the gauge for future reference).

The ONLY change I made to the design was to decrease 8 stitches on the sleeves - I worked them every 15 rounds. I have chicken arms and that little bit of shaping helps. ALSO, I complained mightily about the ‘I-cord for days“ … but it does make for a fine finish and I’m glad I hung in for it.

12-26-18 - past row 70 on the body … this the perfect knit for enjoying twinkle lights and conversation!

11-27-18 - Love Ambah’s chart! I’m still working on the yoke (through row 48 … 220+ stitches!) and hope to get to the sleeve separation soon. Just about ready to join the 3rd ball (love that this yarn spit splices beautifully … finishing will be easy!)

pattern calls for 23 st/36 rows over 5 inches. mine is a smidge looser. will knit the 34 to get about a 35. fingers crossed! turned out to be 36-ish … and perfect!

yarn from my mother-in-law’s stash. not at all a color I’d choose for myself, but I think it will be perfect for a “statement coat”.

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November 21 2018
January 12 2019
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About this yarn
by Kilcarra
Aran
100% Wool
87 yards / 50 grams
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  • Project created: November 21, 2018
  • Updated: January 14, 2019
  • Progress updates: 2 updates