Shore Cardigan
Finished
January 10, 2016
February 28, 2016

Shore Cardigan

Project info
Shore Cardigan by Carrie Bostick Hoge
Knitting
36-1/4
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
Suss Yarn Old Fashioned
8.6 skeins = 1083.6 yards (990.8 meters), 430 grams
Purple
2007
Notes

2-28-16 - and now all done! FO photos soon (I hope)

2-25-16 - on a finishing kick today! wove in the ends and blocked.

2-19-16 - added the neck and button bands. now just have ends to weave in and buttons to sew on.

2-6-16 - finished the body for the 4th time…finally think it’s right! I followed the shaping per the pattern, but started it at about 14-1/2” instead of 16”.

1-31-16 - finished the sleeves. ripped back the body again (3rd time)

1-12-16 - separated the sleeves (knit to pattern - no adjustments) and I’m almost ready for the first side increase. LOVE the pattern. but whoa, the yarn is a pain!

1-10-16 - decided this yarn (nubby texture and four strands) needed to be a very simple sweater … like this one!

a note on the yarn - knitting with it was not fun: it split like crazy and the four separate strands would feed out of the ball at different rates. but it blocked out beautifully. I upgraded my one-star rating to three. I wouldn’t recommend seeking this yarn out, but if you have it sitting in your stash, don’t be afraid to use it!

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February 28, 2016
 
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by Suss Yarn
Worsted
Cotton, Wool, Merino, Polyester
126 yards / 50 grams

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  • Project created: January 10, 2016
  • Finished: February 28, 2016
  • Updated: March 4, 2016
  • Progress updates: 3 updates