Slanted Sleeven
August 5, 2019
October 28, 2019

Slanted Sleeven

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slanted Sleeven by ANKESTRiCK
Needles & yarn
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
The Plucky Knitter Lodge Fingering
3 skeins = 1230.0 yards (1124.7 meters), 345 grams

knit mostly while I was helping my daughter move to Bristol, England in August, 2019. I remember it took me three tries to get the neckband cast on right (thank goodness I was set before my flight took off), LOTS of coffee to get the rhythm of the body, sleeve and neck increases and then LOTS of fun just knitting stockinette. I finished the sleeves shortly after returning home (late August) and blocked it … and then it sat … to be finished once it’s fall (I NEVER want to finish a sweater I can’t wear soon … bad juju) … it’s now October 23 and I think I can finally seam those sleeves and sew on buttons … soon!!

p.s. when I put the nearly finished piece on my dress form, I noticed that the sleeves seem super long - they are a little shorter than the pattern suggests (about 19-1/2” vs 20-1/2”) and I love the pattern’s modeled photos, so I’m going to see …

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by The Plucky Knitter
60% Merino, 20% Cotton, 10% Linen / Flax, 10% Silk
410 yards / 115 grams

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  • Project created: October 5, 2019
  • Updated: November 13, 2019
  • Progress updates: 2 updates