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Nadine

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Ok, so I just really love this one. πŸ₯°

I mean- check out that awesome Spincycle fade! 🀩

Nadine is the latest design in This.Bird.Knits' ongoing Twin Peaks collection, and features Sugarplum Circus BFL DK along with Spincycle's Dream State.

I used the Sugarplum Circus Espresso colorway for my MC, and Spincycle End of Summer & Devilish Grin for my CC's.

I hadn't originally planned on fading my End of Summer skeins into anything else, but when I saw how that first skein faded in and out of that cool lemon/lime part and back into orange, I wanted to try to do something epic!

So I got some orange-leaning skeins of Devilish Grin and went to work. πŸ˜…

The body was actually pretty easy to fade, but the sleeves took a bit of knitting and re-knitting to get them  just right.

As far as mods go- I pretty much followed the pattern, aside from leaving out the very last motif on the body to shorten it a bit, and I did not do the optional waist-cinching decreases.

I also lengthened the sleeves a bit by adding a couple more colorwork motifs there. 

All in all, I can honestly say that weaving in all of those ends was totally worth it, because I love my sweater! ☺️

 

Check out the #nadinesweater hashtag on Instagram for even more color combo inspiration!

You can order Sugarplum Circus BFL DK through any of the Dyed-to-Order listings, and you can order Spincycle Dream State: Here



Sizing, Yarn, & Yardage Information


Sizes (1, 2, 3) (4, 5, 6) (7, 8, 9)


Finished Body Circumference:

(35.6, 38.2, 40.7) (43.2, 45.8, 48.3) (51, 56, 61)” / 

(90.4, 97, 103.4) (109.8, 116.3, 122.7) (129.6, 142.3, 155) cm


Yarn A: Sugarplum Circus BFL DK (shown in Espresso): 246 yards/100g

Approximately (636, 660, 708) (780, 816, 894) (960, 1032, 1152) yards

(3, 3, 3) (4, 4, 4) (4, 5, 5) skeins


Yarn B: Spincycle Dream State :

Approximately (424, 440, 472) (520, 544, 596) (640, 688, 768) yards





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