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This past week, I was a teeny tiny bit worried I would not have enough yarn for the cardigan.  Every time I picked it up to knit, I imagined how I would solve my problem.  If I had a problem.  Would I shorten the sleeves?  Buy more yarn?  Would the yarn match?


I did take out two inches from the first sleeve but really I didn't have to do that.  I had enough yarn, barely.  I might have 3-5 yards left over!  So all those imagination scenarios were unnecessary.  However, I do like how as knitters, we have ways of solving the yarn shortage problem.

Today, I'll sew some buttons on and take more photos.  Right now I'm breathing a sigh of relief!


The sun is trying desperately to shine while those pesky clouds try to stop those glorious sunbeams.  I am putting my bets on the sun winning over.

I hope I am right :)


Comments

  1. I hope the sun shined for you! Cold but beautifully crisp autumn days with glorious blue skies here. Your cardigan looks lovely xx

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  2. It's always good to have alternative plans, and even better if you don't have to fiddle around with them! Your cardigan is beautiful and I always love to see your home tableaus. Clouds and rain are winning here and for the rest of the week!

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  3. congratulations on winning another scary game of yarn-chicken!!! Your prize sweater is gorgeous!!!

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  4. Well done! Beautiful cardigan.

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  5. Oh, that would make me very nervous. Can't wait to see your finished sweater. :)

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  6. I'm so glad that you had enough yarn. The cardigan is gorgeous and I shall look forward to pictures of you modeling it. :) xx

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  7. Your sweater looks beautiful, and congrats on winning yarn chicken!
    We haven't seen the sun much in months, which I find very difficult.

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  8. Hooray for the sweater finish - without solving a yarn shortage problem. I love your cozy little knitting corner. It is fun to see where you knit or read or write or . . .

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  9. I LOVE that view! and the almost finished cardigan. That looks like a very wearable piece - glad you didn't have to resort to Option B for the yarn.

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  10. Yea, for having enough!!!! It is BEAUTIFUL, Karen! So nicely done! blessings ~ tanna

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  11. So glad you won the yarn-chicken game! The sweater is really nice! Hape you have some sunshine this weekend; we have lucked out here for once.

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  12. I am so glad you had enough yarn!
    I am crocheting a tote bag, and I am not far enough to know if I will run out of yarn, but it is a definite concern, so I am brain storming just in the event. So far, it is either risking matching the dye lot, or just using an additional color.

    Your sweater looks wonderful!

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