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Saturday, August 02, 2008
  Cobblestone, finished.
Kellen's Cobblestone
I cast on the Cobblestone Pullover while Kellen and I were in Idaho visiting his family, as sort of a birthday gift. I was amazed at how much I got done while we were on vacation- about half of the body.
Kellen's Cobblestone, again.
Unfortunately, when I got home I realized my gauge was off. I swatched, of course, but these things happen. I got gauge with a smaller needle, but I just didn't like the fabric- this yarn wants to be 4 st/in. So, with a little knitterly math on my part I decided to knit the smallest size in my original gauge, which gave me a 44" chest. Perfecto!
He loves me.
Pattern: Cobblestone Pullover by Jared Flood, Interweave Knits Fall 2007.
Yarn: Plymouth Encore Worsted, color no. 1444, purchased at Webs anniversary sale, with this project in mind. I love this colorway, it's brown with a blue cast and tweedy bits- perfect for this sweater, minus my gauge issues.
Needles: Knitpicks Options, US 7 at a gauge of 4 stitches per inch.

This sweater was a lot of fun to make. The pattern is fairly easy, but the short row shaping in the yoke keeps you on your toes. I just finished weaving in the ends last night and today we dropped it off at the county fair. We'll see how it does! Regardless, Kellen is happy, so I'm happy.

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That turned out awesome! Good luck at the fair : )
AWESOME FO pictures!! The sweater came out great!
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