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Debut Pullover MDK FG 18 - Karida Collins

I have started the Debut Pullover. I had 10 colors of Koigu fingering I had traded for a donation to a dog shelter. I am combining it with fingering weight from Baahyarn in a beautiful golden hue on size 3 needles. Here are my 10 colors, a color swatch of six rows each and my magic loop two at a time sleeves. My plan is to have the sleeves match but not attempt matching the body. Between the donation for the ‘free’ yarn and the La Jolla Saffron Spice, this is my most expensive sweater to date. It will be fun working toward each color change. And, I’m working on a Granito pullover pattern I found on MDK last month. Not enough hours in the day!

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Wow! That’s going to be epic. How are you handling the color changes? Are you going to alternate rows or just change them as they come. Can’t wait to this in progress.

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So far I have not been alternating rows to change the strand of variegated yarn. My sleeves are close to done. This sweater, with my yarn substitution, is turning out a quite denser fabric than the original design, I believe. So I’m thinking of putting in steek stitches up the front and making it a zippered jacket. I’m glad I did the sleeves 2 at a time on magic loop. I’m not close to finishing, but keeping myself at only two sweaters in progress, (because I’m not counting the third). I did start another pair of the mitts from this field guide for my husband. They are such a portable project!

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I think you picked THE perfect color to unify the Koigus. Very earthy and warm. I can see it’s going to be lovely.

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I now want to make this again with Karida’s yarn. I like the variation in color in the sweater in the FG. Which other colors have that much variation?

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I’m at the MDK shop at Shakerag this weekend and took this picture:

Karida’s colors are all semisolid, but the most variable are the shade of the sample and the lavender/blue.

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Thanks for the photo, her yarn looks gorgeous.

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Looking forward to making something special in the blue.

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My first KAL with MDK, looking forward to this! I’m planning to knit the Debut pullover with Shakti DK that I bought last year from MDK. Sadly I still can’t leave any comments on Snippets :frowning:

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I just gasped at the beauty of this yarn.

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It’s all just so beautiful! So. Beautiful.

I decided to use yarn in my stash, previously purchased at MDK; Shakti DK in color Cafe Ole. Looks wintry but still good, and soft!

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Me, too, Lucy!