It's a mystery
Finished
July 13, 2012
August 14, 2012

It's a mystery

Project info
Rockefeller by Stephen West
Knitting
me
Needles & yarn
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
Cascade Yarns ® Heritage Silk Paints
Knit Picks Gloss Fingering
Notes

It’s unexpectedly fun to knit something while having no idea what it’s going to turn out to be.

Although my gauge was spot on, the recommended yardage wasn’t enough and I couldn’t get another skein of yarn A. For the second wing, I did 3 garter ridges of B and 2 of A -- a mod that’s visible if you look closely, but not conspicuous, I don’t think.

I had planned to finish this by the end of the Rav Games, but I wasn’t prepared for the sheer volume of knitting in clue 4. The partially finished picture, about a third of the way through the second wing, shows where I was in the closing ceremonies. First time I haven’t finished a Ravelympics project on time, but I suppose it’s easier to finish if you have the whole pattern in advance.

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Fingering
70% Merino, 30% Silk
220 yards / 50 grams

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85% Merino, 15% Silk
437 yards / 100 grams

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  • Project created: July 17, 2012
  • Finished: August 17, 2012
  • Updated: July 9, 2013
  • Progress updates: 2 updates