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Stoney Brook Top
Finished
April 11, 2016
April 24, 2016
Project info
Stoney Brook Top
Stoney Brook Top by Rusty Baker
Knitting
38.5"
Needles & yarn
US 4 - 3.5 mm
Knit Picks Hawthorne Fingering Multi
357 yards in stash
2 skeins = 714.0 yards (652.9 meters), 200 grams
6162
Pink
November 26, 2014
Notes

Lots of little issues with this pattern. Just doesn’t feel edited very well. It’s not always clear how many rows/ridges of garter to do before or after shaping. I just kind of made my own decisions and made sure that one short sleeve matched the other sleeve. On the body I fudged when to increase (every 7th row? weird). Says to use kitchener when it means mattress stitch!

Yoke issue: It was not clear how to do the edging at the neck. I kept a knit stitch (stockinette) at each edge of the neck instead of keeping it in pattern which would have been alternating 2 knit, 2 purl rows or something like that. I am trying to remember what I did after the fact.
I did size 38.5. After you rejoin the front and back together, the instructions are wrong. Follow the instruction for the other sizes: Work 1 Openwork Pattern repeat, then work rows 1-5

I think that was the only issues. I am somewhere between a 36-38” bust and I made the 38.5” My gauge swatch showed my knitting as much tighter, but I went for the US4 anyway. Once I wet blocked it it relaxed quite a bit even though the top had looked tiny while I was working on it. I used almost exactly 2 skeins.

Real color of the yarn is somewhere in between the two pictures.

This was my primary knitting project at NoCKRs!

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80% Wool, 20% Nylon
357 yards / 100 grams

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  • Originally queued: January 16, 2015
  • Project created: April 12, 2016
  • Finished: April 28, 2016
  • Updated: April 29, 2016
  • Progress updates: 3 updates