I finished something!

Hooray, I finished something!

I really should buy a whole lot more worsted weight yarn, it’s so much quicker to work with.

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I’ve had this cardi in the queue for Em since I first saw it, so for oh… two years? A month or so ago, I decided I needed something that was going to┬ábe accomplished reasonably quickly, so I pulled this out and started it. It was the thickest yarn I have.

Details:
Pattern: Manayunk Cardigan by Kate Gilbert from Knitscene Spring 2012.
Yarn: Stonehedge Fiber Mill Shepherd Worsted in Granite and Raspberry (Leftovers from my Ella coat)
Needles: Dyakcraft Darn Pretty interchangeables in 3.75mm & 4.5mm
Mods: Did ribbing for the bands instead of garter.

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I’m happy with it, she’s happy with it, it’s all good! I really like the pink buttons. I went into Spotlight, intending to get grey ones, but the pink ones jumped out at me, and the Twitterverse agreed. Good choice, everyone! I really like this yarn, too. It’s super soft for a pure wool. I’m not 100% on how it will stand up to repeated wearing and washing. I’m pretty sure it will felt if you look at it the wrong way on a humid day, but we’ll see.

I especially like the little pockets!

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I don’t think they’re very useful, but they’re cute!!