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Pretty Thing
July 14 2012
October 7 2012
Project info
Pretty Thing
Fay by Anne Kuo Lukito
B. Welch
Very Deep
Needles & yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
Berroco Inca Gold
4 skeins = 488.0 yards (446.2 meters), 200 grams
Chez Ranita26

2012-10-07: So using a worsted weight yarn takes 212 grams, which (despite each ball being 50 grams) was slightly less than 4 skeins. Either I got some lucky skeins from Ranita, or there was a lot of dirt in the shawl before I blocked it (which, since it’s traveled several thousand miles with me this summer, is not impossible).

I also have another quibble with the way the pattern is written. I’m pretty confident I counted right with my decreases, which has you doing the border repeat a non-integer number of times. This caused me to second-guess myself, and recount my stitches several times.

Post-blocking the shawl is 61 1/2 inches long (so am I!), and 9 to 16 inches deep.

2012-07-21: For a paid pattern, the instructions could be better. Once I figured out what she was saying (which involved two rips), I could see what her instructions were asking me to repeat, but they could have been written out more clearly, and then I wouldn’t have had the aforementioned two rips.

Yarn is yummy. Would recommend.

Travel notes: Begun before the trip to Bangladesh, with an eye on plane knitting/making really really really sure I don’t run out of knitting in the 3 weeks I’m away from my stash. Significant progress made during trip to Rio

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by Berroco
80% Merino, 20% Silk
122 yards / 50 grams

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  • Originally queued: April 13, 2012
  • Project created: July 14, 2012
  • Finished: October 7, 2012
  • Updated: October 19, 2012
  • Progress updates: 7 updates