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Natsumi
Finished
August 7 2017
September 26 2017
Project info
Natsumi
Natsumi by Yoko Hatta (風工房)
Knitting
Me
3rd
Needles & yarn
US 5 - 3.75 mm
24 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking
Walcot Yarns Opus
none left in stash
4.1 skeins = 1457.2 yards (1332.5 meters), 410 grams
Notes

August 7, 2017

Looking forward to seeing this fabric
Love the unusual construction

September 27, 2017

I finished this beauty yesterday and soaked it in Eucalan before spinning it and blocking it to dry

Oh my, this jumper grew so much it truly worried me. I could see me having to frog this and knit it again!

This morning it had dried and had somewhat resumed the original shaping but still a bit too open, maybe I should have gone down a needle size?!?!

I took it upon myself to put this garment into the tumble dryer on low for about 10 minutes. The transformation was perfect and now I love it to bits

I was inspired to knit this after seeing Fine Fettle Fibres version, the picture on the pattern itself would not have suited me at all

I am in love!

September 27, 2017

I forgot to say, I was playing yarn chicken halfway down the second sleeve and I still needed to do the ribbing at the bottom so I purchased another skein, luckily Judith had one in the same dyelot left

I didn’t use too much of the 5th skein but I will use it for some fingerless mittens or something else. It is the most glorious yarn, so very soft and delight to knit with. Not one knot!!!

I spit spliced so not many ends to deal with

September 27, 2017

Another thought.. I meant to say earlier, I made no changes to the beautifully written pattern other than to add 12 rows of 2 x 2 rib to the sleeves

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by Walcot Yarns
Sport
70% Merino, 30% Alpaca
355 yards / 100 grams

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  • Project created: August 7, 2017
  • Finished: September 27, 2017
  • Updated: October 2, 2017
  • Progress updates: 3 updates