Category Archives: Fairfield sweater

Unraveled Wednesday, 11/13/19 (I’m back!)

Knitting. My Unraveled posts have been on a too-long hiatus because reasons, not because I haven’t been knitting. Reason 1. I became dissatisfied with the colors of my Boxy. It is being knitted from all the different fingering weight red … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 7/31/19.

Hatz! We have hatz! I lost my momentum on my Fairfield sweater when the maths kept frustrating me, so I started a blue hat for the Hat Not Hate campaign sponsored by Lion Brand yarn. I think it is the … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 4/17/19.

Joining Kat and friends for Unraveled Wednesdays. My sweater back is done to the armholes, so I tried it on my dress form. It was too big. ::sob:: I was mad at it, so it went into time out. Oddly … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 4/9/19.

Joining Kat and friends for Unraveled Wednesday. My Fairfield sweater is growing slowly.  When I took this photo on Tuesday afternoon, it was 13″ long. I have decided I need to measure it periodically because progress is hard to see … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 4/3/19.

Joining Kat and friends for Unraveled Wednesdays! Remember last week’s post where I whined about how hard it was to chart cables? =Tamar commented that maybe I should swatch the cables that were giving me fits. Thanks again, =Tamar! I … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 3/27/19.

It turns out that I am using the Fairfield pattern strictly for the stitch counts and overall construction. The stitch pattern/cables? Entirely my own design, with some help from Barbara Walker. The sleeve cables were impromptu, but I knew I … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 3/20/19.

Progress continues on Fairfield. I reached the top of the sleeve increases and wanted to be sure the they would fit, so I clipped the seam edges together (using exactly three clips, since that was how many were within reach) … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 3/13/19.

Joining Kat and friends for Unraveled Wednesday. Remember last week I said I had knit another scarf but didn’t have any photos of it? Now I do. Yarn: Noro Shiraito, a super soft blend of cashmere, angora, and wool in … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday. 3/6/19

    Chartreus >>> Fairfield After wrestling with gauge issues* over and over (and over!) I have a new game plan. The tweed teal Knit Picks yarn has always been intentioned for a cabled, V-neck cardigan. I have made the … Continue reading

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Hi ho, hi ho! It’s off to the [frog] pond we go…

It was almost three years ago when I started the Fairfield sweater. I knit the back to the armholes, then started the sleeves, knitting them both at the same time in an effort to ensure that they would be the … Continue reading

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