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Eris Pullover

Eris Pullover

Name: Eris Pullover in size H

Designer: Jenna Wilson, www.girlfromauntie.com

Yarn: Just over 8 balls of Jaeger Shetland Aran (80% wool, 20% alpaca, 166m per 100 gr ball, colour #35 Forest Green, unreleased shade)

Needle Size: 3.5mm and 4mm

Date Completed: September 28, 2005

Random thoughts: The cables in the collar are stunning, they really pop out. The long stretch of stockinette seemed boring, but the result is really worth it. The asymmetrical hem was a surprise to me, I guess I could have made it symmetrical, but it looks fine as it is. Sewing down the edges of the hem band, cuff bands, and collar to the wrong side made a world of difference, before that they looked just floppy. The sleeves are a bit long due to the difference in row gauge, but that's okay as I wanted them like that. I don't usually block, so I just used a dry iron and a damp cloth. The alpaca makes this pullover slightly fuzzy and extremely warm, so I'll be using it in the winter or even now, instead of a jacket.

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