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I present: Salina

April 7th, 2008 by May


This was my new year start for 2008. I was sick on New Years eve day and decided that stocking stitch sweater was going to be a good start. I made half of this back in the day and realized that I did something wrong. I had to rip the whole thing and officially start it all over again on January 1st. This is how it is when you knit when sick. But I didn’t mind, just more to keep me occupied.

Knitting was fast but the assembly took forever.

I still have to find the right buttons for it but I am just so anxious to show it off, so photoshoot without buttons, or doing my hair. Whatever :) It’s the sweater the counts. Photos taken by G.

[On Ravelry]


Salina by Kim Hargreaves
Jo Sharp Silkroad DK Tweed
Addi Turbo lace US 3 (3.25 mm) and US 5 (3.75 mm)
Date Started:
January 1, 2008
Date Finished:
February 22nd, 2008
Date Finished Assembly:
April 5th, 2008
Lengthen the sleeves by an inch, the cuffs are a tad bit thicker. No reason other than I just enjoyed the knitting and I had yarn left :)
Will I make it again?
Love the yarn, love the pattern and it looks super cute. I may make another in a different colour in a smaller size if I ever need a smaller size. Here’s hoping. haha. Next time though, I would definitely lengthen the neck a little so it lies a little flatter.
Previously seen:
April 4th, March 10th


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  • 1 Anne Apr 7, 2008 at 5:12 pm

    Looks great! Love the green!

  • 2 Debbie Apr 7, 2008 at 7:08 pm

    I really like that sweater. If I ever get off my duff and start knitting, that looks like something I might be able to do.

  • 3 Jocelyn Apr 7, 2008 at 8:50 pm


  • 4 lynette Apr 7, 2008 at 10:30 pm

    yay!!! it looks great on you even without buttons.

  • 5 Cynthia Apr 7, 2008 at 10:44 pm

    Looks fabulous!

  • 6 Patty Apr 8, 2008 at 9:13 am

    Nice! :) that’s a pretty green

  • 7 Kelly Apr 9, 2008 at 9:40 pm

    Oh, well done!!

  • 8 Elysbeh Apr 19, 2008 at 5:46 pm

    Very nice and infinitely wearable.