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claireweber 07-17-2013 12:13 AM

UFO - Wingspan in Black and White
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Oh my goodness! I am so excited I can hardly contain myself. This is the first triangle of my 'Wingspan' project. I did not believe I would have enough of this yarn to do all eight triangles, so I had picked out another yarn so that I could alternate (I wasn't thrilled about the second color, but it would work). Out of curiosity I weighed what was left of the ball - 33 grams! So the first triangle took 17 grams, 8 triangles should work out to 136 grams or thereabout, I have three 50 gram balls, 150 grams total :happydance:

The yarn is a worsted weight, and I am using a size 8 needle. The pattern instructs a cast-on of 45 stitches for worsted weight, I went ahead and cast on 75 which will make it larger.

This is the link to view the pattern:

Now, to decide :think: Angel Eyelet version or not?

jinxnit55 07-17-2013 12:24 AM

That's going to be gorgeous!

DavidSydney63 07-18-2013 03:31 AM

interesting you talk in grams ... are you a Kiwis or an Aussie maybe?

claireweber 07-18-2013 12:45 PM


Originally Posted by DavidSydney63 (Post 1381571)
interesting you talk in grams ... are you a Kiwis or an Aussie maybe?

American all the way ;) Used to do a lot of conversions for baking cakes at altitude and found it easiest to measure the ingredients by weight; grams was the simplest.

Occasionally, in projects such as this one, I use the scales to determine whether or not I will have enough yarn to complete the project. Grams again the way to go. Using ounces as the form of measure :gah: makes my head hurt.

ArtLady1981 07-24-2013 03:45 PM

It certainly is a beautiful pattern!

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