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Garter Tunic Design, Part 3: Noro

Using Noro for a sweater is one of those things. Last night I was talking to E (PokingMyEyesOut) — she is also knitting a Noro sweater — about knitting a sweater with Noro. I noted no matter how much we say, “oh, I know I can’t control the Noro, I will let it do what […]

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Garter Yoke Tunic, Part 2: Seam Line Issues

As anyone who has knit Jared’s (b r o o k l y n t w e e d) Cobblestone Pullover knows, when you knit garter stitch in the round, you end up with a visible seam at the point where the round begins (Jared’s design puts the seam at the back center of the […]

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Garter Tunic Design, Part 1

Last time, I mentioned that I had frogged the original garter tunic. I decided that I wasn’t happy with the Drops pattern, but that I would swipe some of the design features of it. I thought about the yarn I had: Noro Kureyon, color 150. I thought about the recipient: notch neck, tunic length. I […]

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Garter Tunic Design, Part 0

I am making a sweater for someone. This someone likes tunic length sweaters with notch necks. I already had the yarn, Noro Kureyon in colorway 150. A quick perusal of Ravelry and I discovered DROPS tunic in stocking and garter st in “Lin” (ravelry). I thought this pattern would work with the relatively understated Kureyon […]

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