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Project 37: Iris Shell

Started June 20 ,2014- Finished June 20 ,2014

Iris Shell by Rosemary Drysdale

Craft: Knitting


US 11 - 8.0 mm US 15 - 10.0 mm

Yarn used: 259 yards

Yarn: Be Sweet Extra Fine Mohair

0.2 skeins = 46.0 yards (42.1 meters), 5 grams

Colorway: dark denim

Color family: Blue

Yarn: Tahki Yarns Rosa

2.3 skeins = 213.9 yards (195.6 meters), 115 grams

Colorway: Blue

Color family: Blue

Yarn Info:

Extra Fine Mohair

by Be Sweet


100% Mohair

230 yards / 25 grams


by Tahki Yarns


100% Cotton

93 yards / 50 grams


My tutorials. See my tutorial how to block dresses: https://www.heavenlyclassyknits.com/tutorials

Note on the yarn. The yarn is very soft. Because of dramatic change in thread thickness, knitted fabric looks very textured without complicated lace pattern. Highly recommend for people who look for sophisticated easy and fast project. It took me only 1 day to complete this top.

Modifications. I made the neckline higher and added ruffles on US 11 with “Be sweet” extra fine mohair. Also added short sleeves. I did not use smaller needles for armhole part and continued with US 15.

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