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25 Jun

I finished my Vonica sweater last night and blocked it. I love it!

It grew slightly when blocked… about an 1″ or 1.5″ in width and two inches in length.  🙂 Probably a result of my over zealous blocking!  I had already added an inch to the body length but I like long sweaters that cover my behind so I love the length!  The arms are supposed to be 3/4 length but they are a little too long so they just look like long sleeves that are too short.  I’ll probably push them up like the picture.  Or I could unravel the sleeves and re-knit shorter sleeves.  I love that you can do that with top down knitting!  🙂

It’s very light weight and will be wonderful when I return to school and the air conditioning is on and I’m cold.

I’m ready to start another one – I like this one so well.  I think I may take the  basic pattern and modify it with a different lace pattern.  I don’t have any DK or sport weight yarn laying around so I’ll have to wait and place an order somewhere for some sale yarn.  That will give me time to research a different 7-stitch lace pattern to use for the next one.

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