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Finished
January 5 2018
February 9 2018
Project info
Zweig
Zweig by Caitlin Hunter
Knitting
medium
Needles & yarn
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
24 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in x-pattern
1,099 yards = 2.5 skeins
Malabrigo Yarn Sock
374 yards in stash
2.15 skeins = 945.2 yards (864.3 meters), 215 grams
Blue
Twisted in Portland, Oregon
December 27, 2017
Malabrigo Yarn Sock
286 yards in stash
0.35 skeins = 153.9 yards (140.7 meters), 35 grams
Pink
Twisted in Portland, Oregon
December 27, 2017
Notes

I have trouble reading my gauge when yarn is knit loosely. It could be 24 stitches, could be 26 stitches. But I didn’t want my fabric any more gauzy, so I went with what I had.

1/11: Love it so far! I didn’t feel like getting out a larger needle for the colorwork, so just actively knit looser than usual.

1/29: Finished the body. Made it 13.5” in length from armpit, but might have to re-evaluate it after I finish the sleeves. My sweater is not as loose as the pattern, so it might look better with more length.

2/5: Realized that I knit the first sleeve to 16” instead of 12”. Debating if I want shorter ribbing, or to pull back some of the sleeve. Can’t decide right now, so just started the second sleeve.

Love it! My sleeve is probably about 13” with maybe 4” of ribbing. It seemed slightly short but was the perfect length once it was blocked.

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Finished
January 5 2018
February 9 2018
 
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by Malabrigo Yarn
Light Fingering
100% Merino
440 yards / 100 grams
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  • Originally queued: October 9, 2017
  • Project created: January 3, 2018
  • Updated: February 19, 2018
  • Progress updates: 5 updates