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Two Weeks Overdue...


After what felt like an epic amount of yarn tails to weave in, it's now finally ready. Magnus's birthday was two weeks ago and I only finished the sweater - his birthday present - yesterday late in the evening.

I would have finished sooner if I hadn't knitted the Aurora scarf, or the Hutchin hat or needed to redo the first sleeve not once but twice (first too wide, then waaay too long) and add a ribbing to the bottom of the body. Or if I hadn't messed up the seaming on the sides only to laborously take the pieces apart and start again. Did I tell you about the rookie mistake? No? I sewed the other side panel inside out: the first one was right with the purl side showing and seams on the inside, the other had the seams on the outside and knit-side outwards... But it's ready now, so phew!

Now I just have to get the mister to pose for some photos :) 

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You need: 125 m or 135 yards of DK weight yarn (blue sample knit with Novita Wool, 100% wool, 135 m/ 50g) 125 m or 135 yards of sport weight yarn for the lining (blue sample: Garnstudio Drops Baby Alpaca Silk, 70% alpaca, 30% silk, 167 m/ 50 g) 
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