Bray-lympic Success

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Woohoo! Cast-on during the Opening Cermonies, finished the seaming during the men’s hockey gold medal game, and wove in my ends during the Closing Ceremonies. Seventeen days and PRESTO! New sweater!

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Bray by Jared Flood features a lovely symmetrical cables-and-lace pattern on the front AND the back, with full-length reverse-stockinette sleeves which end in a saddle-shoulder, plus a rolled collar and tubular cast-on cuffs and hem (the pattern actually includes written instructions for the tubular cast-on, which made it so much easier to execute rather than having to look up a video every time I needed to cast-on a new piece).

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This was knit in the Briggs and Little Heritage, in “Gold” – because it gets a slightly larger/looser gauge than the yarn that the pattern calls for, I knit the smallest size to get an approximate fit of the next size up, and in only five skeins! I think it worked out quite nicely (if I do say so myself!).

And just because it’s Friday, here’s some of the new yarns we’ve stocked this week!

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Some beautiful spring-y colourways in the Cascade Ultra Pima, a 100% cotton in DK weight!

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And this Malabrigo Sock in “Lettuce” on the right is the perfect springtime green (plus some very pretty “Archangel” on the left)!

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Brand new colourways in Trekking XXL sock yarn!

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And a restock of some new and classic colourways in the Zauberballs and Crazy Zauberballs!

Happy Weekend, Everyone!

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3 Responses to “Bray-lympic Success”


  1. 1 bossyfemme February 28, 2014 at 1:07 pm

    More trekking? I want it so bad.
    Also, your sweater is beautiful.

  2. 3 Mickey February 28, 2014 at 2:50 pm

    Love your gold medal sweater Bridget – nice to see you yesterday!
    M.


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