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Bordeaux Belle
November 19 2011
December 13 2011
Project info
Bordeaux Belle
Bella Paquita by Marnie MacLean
Needles & yarn
Bergen (Naturwolle Fritzsch GmbH)
547 yards in stash
8 skeins = 874.9 yards (800.0 meters), 400 grams
September 1989

Made from yarn from a sweater I made back in the 80es - unraveled it and flattened the yarn. I really like the pattern - but I should have read the pattern from start to finish before starting to knit.

Modifications: only 12 reps of lace pattern (normal and reverse)

12/12/2011: Nearly everything is finished - except the lace. The sewing of the sleeves took me ages.

12/13/2011: Finally … finished the lace, sewn on lace, sewn on lower part, and woven in ends.
I am not so happy about the shaping of the lace collar as I only sewed the “darts” in - I cannot imagine cutting into my own knitting …

If I knit that sweater again (as planned), I will use short rows for the lace (as suggested on some project pages).

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166 projects, in 2382 queues
  • Originally queued: May 27, 2011
  • Project created: November 21, 2011
  • Finished: December 13, 2011
  • Updated: February 13, 2012
  • Progress updates: 5 updates