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#451

Thanks for the advice. I will see what i have in DK. If nothing else, i will do it in worsted and gift it to someone.

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#452

Working on the Calligraphy Cardigan in the Merino DK from Periwinkle Sheep in Beaujolais. Below the sleeve division at the second increase.

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#453

Here is my Liberty Tree yoke. I’m way behind after having to frog due to messing up the special bobbles, which I didn’t catch until I’d done all of the short rows. I really wanted to finish this one before I leave for London in early March. In any event, I am enjoying the pattern and the yarn (Berrocco Ultra Wool in “Basil”).

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#454

Looking great, Jennifer! #TeamGreen

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#455

Those bobbles were worth the frogging! They look great - I really like the Liberty Tree pattern.

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#456

The neckband is complete, because I just had to see it, and now the ribbing is begun.

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#458

@nellknits you really do knit like the wind! It’s beautiful so far. Any tips on picking up the neckband?

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#459

I agree with your assessment of the extra rows, so I compared the yoke with two yoked sweaters I knit last year, at the same gauge, and found it was indeed a little short so I added the extra 8 rows and it is still measuring just about the same size as the ones that fit well. So assuming I don’t get bit in the butt by blocking, I think I’m on the right track. Thanks so much for your input, so valuable to have another brain working on the question!

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#460

Six rows from the hem and n the body. Stopping for the night. Will decide about hem needle size while I sleep!

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#461

Thanks, I’m really lucky to have quite a bit of knitting time at my day job.
As for the neck, I cast on provisionally to avoid having to pick up and worked a decrease round.
My advice would be to pick up evenly across each cable chart section, such as 1 in each background stitch and maybe 2 out of 3 in each cabled section, then count and reduce, again, evenly. My neckband averaged 11 stitches per chart section, btw.

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#462

In case your still planning to do the cable on the sleeve, here’s a tip I learned after much trial & error. Since you’ll be knitting in the opposite direction of the way you did the yoke you have to reverse the cables(i.e., switch RCs to LCs and vice versa):grin:. Took me quite a few frogging episodes to figure that one out!:laughing:

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#463

I’ve finally started my Liberty Tree Pullover. I’ve got bobbles!!

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#464

Love this. Absolutely have to try this cable yoke next.

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#465

Thrilling! It just doesn’t get better than bobbles. That yarn is so beautifully murky–love it!

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#466

I love this yarn too…It’s not sure if it’s dark gray or black or maybe a really dark blue!!!

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#467

I loooooove this variation. It’s beautiful!

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#468

If you only have fingering, you could hold 2 stands together for a sport/dk-ish weight

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#469

Oh, its all good. I have a stash big enough to start a boutique yarn shop (when my lys closed in SC i bought out quite a bit of the shop). Its more that i live in the south and its never cold enough for DK or worsted weight sweaters for more than 3 days a year. So it seems a waste of beautiful yarn to knit a thing i will never get to wear.

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#470

In black! I am in love, and in awe of your bravery. Hahah

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#471

To be honest, I live in Alabama and still knit in dk and worsted weight for many of my sweaters–I just wear them in air conditioning or from November-March. I like to treat cardigans like light jackets and layer them to take off when the day warms up.

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