Ravelympics: The Knitting Begins

So, the sign-ups are done, the team is formed. We have a great, great team, you can find them here if you are on Ravelry.

My first and biggest project is a top-down raglan cardigan — I’m kinda following this pattern from Cosmic Pluto — but I’m sure I’ll make adjustments as I go along.

For training, I swatched the yarn (doubling it)

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Now I have gathered the yarn and the pattern (still need to get the Knitpicks options put together), and I’m ready to cast on today!

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But before I do, I need to watch this again for the proper inspiration:

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