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Ambergris, Done

ambergris Hey, I finished a sweater [ravelry]. Ambergris, designed by Ann Weaver [ravelry] Knit in Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage in Tern, approximately 7 skeins. US8 needles. Modifications: Most obvious change- lowered the neckline significantly. I also cast on the large size at the hip but decreased to the smallest size at the shoulders. The shoulders could […]

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Sleeves as Distraction

I finished the body of Ambergris and tried it on. Even with my modifications, it is too large above the bust. It fits fine at the bust and below. I need to rip back, probably all the way to the bottom of the armpit. There will be a lot more math. But I wasn’t feeling […]

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Two Steps Forward, One Back

I started a sweater, Ann Weaver’s Ambergris from White Whale Vol II. I made some progress. a start Then I made a mistake I didn’t catch until a few inches (4) later. a mistake It bugged me. So I ripped it back. a rip Now we reknit. This time hopefully without mistakes.

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