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March 06, 2010

Olympic Shalom

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I started and finished Shalom out of Cascade Ecological wool in shade 9008 during the Olympics. Not as big of a challenge as other knitters but I didn't know if I could finish a sweater in 17 days so it was a challenge for me. Here are the specs: US 10.5 knitpick circulars and I used 2 skeins with 150 grams left over. The sweater is mighty warm and the fit is ok and my buttonholes subpar, so I'm giving my self a bronze, even though the yarn harlot has a gold medal for everyone.


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