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Seamless Artemisia Sweater

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The Seamless Artemisia Sweater taught by Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark

Worked from the top down, the Seamless Artemisia Sweater features set-in sleeves, knit-in pockets and lace details - all designed by Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark.

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Knitting
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Funky, Casual, Classic
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What materials did you use? Venezia Worsted by Cascade Yarns - 70% Merino Wool, 30% Silk

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What are you most proud of? How well it fits!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark is such a fabulous instructor! The classes are wonderful. Try the sweater on as you go to make sure all the decreases and increases are in the right place and the right size - it is the best way to make a sweater! I knit the sleeves two at a time on a long circular needle (two cables from my interchangeable needles joined together), the magic loop technique (like knitting socks), because I thought it would be easier for me to make sure the sleeves would be the same. I kept decreasing in pattern until the end of the sleeves because I wanted the sleeves to be tighter at the wrist, so I could push them up (I wanted the look of 3/4 sleeves, but needed long sleeves because they are more practical in our cold climate). Because the sweater is knit in the round and I used interchangeable needles, I used a smaller size needle on the left hand side so that the knitting would slip around more easily.

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Looks fantastic.

07/01/2013 Flag


07/05/2013 Flag

This looks so good! Great job.

07/12/2013 Flag

Thanks! I couldn't have done it without you - the class is wonderful! Thank-you so much.

07/23/2013 Flag