The parade of FOs continues! I knit a sweater.

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Pattern: Betty’s Tee from the Summer 2010 Interweave Knits
Yarn: Recycled cotton/wool/nylon, which I bought solely for the buttons and was pleasently surprised by the fiber content
Needles: US 8/5 mm
Mods: Added two extra body blocks so the top would be long enough and replaced the knit armhole and bottom edging with crochet. Oh, and I added a drawstring around the neck made out of a twisted cord

I’m pretty pleased with this top. I wore it to work the other day over a black and white polka dot dress. Pretty snappy. The bottom edge is a little tight (not because of the crochet but because of my cast on) so it poofs out a little and makes my tummy look bigger than it actually is. If you make this, you should definitely use a super loose cast on. I was worried, judging from the CO number, that it would be too small, but it fits really well everywhere else.

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It was a really fun knit. As it is with entrelac, before you have a chance to get bored with the section you’re on, you have to do something different. I knit this in two weeks (exactly according to Ravelry). I wouldn’t necessarily make it again, but I’d definitely like to make another entrelac top.\

For those playing along at home, this is sweater number nine, making me two months ahead of the sweater-a-month challenge. The fingering weight cardigan plods along. I would say that’ll be ten, but let’s be realistic: I’m gonna make at least one more whole sweater before that sucker’s finished.

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