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Celtic Cable Coat

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Camera Apple iPhone 5c
Exposure Time 1/15
F-Stop 2.4
ISO 500

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Seaming Handknits taught by Chris Bylsma

Learn to stitch up your seams with expert ease as instructor Chris Bylsma teaches you the secrets to seaming handknits! 

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Knitting
Type Clothing
Yarn Weight Bulky (12 ply)
Sizing Women
Style Classic
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What needles did you use? US 10 1/2 / 6.5 mm / UK 3

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What materials did you use? Hayfield Bonus Chunky yarn in Royal Blue Hayfield Bonus Chunky, is 100% acrylic chunky/bulky knitting yarn. Tension = 14 stitches, 19 rows to 10cm on 6.5mm needles Machine washable at 40 degrees.

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The first image shows the actual Royal Blue color. This coat is very long so I couldn't fit the whole thing into a good quality shot. The seams were a nightmare because I neglected to do the increases/decreases away from the edge (no ditch). This I will never do again ! However, with the techniques I learned from 'Seaming Handknits' I was encouraged to look out this UFO and finally seam it without the resulting big holes, lumps and bumps. I'm happy with the result. I hope you like it too :-)

08/17/2014 Flag

Beautiful! So glad it is out of your UFOs and you can wear it proudly. Your seaming is great is spite of not moving the shaping away from the edge stitches. In the future it will be soooo much easier. Seam on! Chris

08/31/2014 Flag