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September 13, 2009

knitting

*facepalm*

I looked more closely at the Vintage Velvet scarf, and it turns out that I did not, in fact, have 6.5 repeats of the pattern. There are six and a bit cables visible on each side, which actually makes it, wait for it… three repeats. *facepalm* Now that I have that figured out, I’m feeling much less confused, if more than a bit embarrassed about the whole thing. But at least everything is working out according to schedule! On the needles: Decimal Cardigan, and the cotton shedding  ...

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knitting

hmmm

So I’m knitting the Vintage Velvet scarf, finally managing to keep proper count of the rows (or at least having figured out a way to count the rows if I lose track), and I finished the first skein last night at work. The yarn is an absolute pleasure to work with, and I’m really enjoying the project. One thing that puzzles me, though, is the number of pattern repeats to be expected from each skein. I’ve looked on Ravelry, and people seem to be getting 3-4 repeats per skein,  ...

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