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Almost finished the knitting part

The pattern for this sweater is from the book Knitting with Icelandic Wool. It is called Æði.

Instead of the yarn in the pattern, I use Sirri  3-ply Blue C16, White and Light Gray.
I am knitting size XS on needles 8 mm, since it has 109 stitches, and I know this should fit me (Size M) in Sirri yarn. And then size L for the length of sleeves and body.

3 comments to Almost finished the knitting part

  1. Isabel Goegebeur says:

    Hi Hanne
    This is really interesting! I have also thought about using Sirri yarn instead of Icelandic wool, but I’m not sure about the gauges. You do seem to knit the 3-ply with thick needles. Your jumper will be much lighter,but as warm, which is good! Good luck with your project!

  2. Lynn says:

    That’s such a beautiful blue – can’t wait to see how it looks when you finish. I’ll maybe try knitting with Sirri this year (but steeking is still a bit above my level) :-)

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