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Little Red Riding "Yoked"

Following a very specific request by Little Anarchist ("I need a red cardigan"), I decided to have a go at this "classic". The pattern is "Yoked", by Hannah Fettig, available for purchase here. Yes, it's a paid pattern (and not a cheap one, in fact), but it is flawless, e.g. it includes all the things a paid pattern should include: multiple sizes (from baby to adult), careful and detailed instructions, correct stitch counts... So, it's more of an investment than a paid pattern; I'm sure I'll be coming back to it eventually.
As for the cardigan per se, I do wish I had used non-acrylic yarn, since I think you would have looked a lot nicer. I used 1.5 skeins of Valeria de Roma's Delfos, in tomato red and, to be quite frank, I was not pleased with the result immediately after casting off. After some tender-love-and-care (as in "blocking" - and yes, you can and should block acrylic), however, it did turn out quite nice. And, obviously, the Little Anarchist was quite pleased with her Little Red Riding "Yoked"!

Considerando um pedido muito específico da Pequena Anarquista ("Eu preciso de um casaco vermelho"), decidi tentar este clássico. O modelo chama-se "Yoked", da Hannah Fettig, disponível para compra aqui. Sim, é um modelo pago (e não é barato, também), mas é imaculado, ou seja, inclui todas as coisas que um modelo pago deve incluir: vários e diferentes tamanhos (de bebé até adulto), instruções cuidadas e pormenorizadas, contagens de pontos correctas... Portanto, é mais um investimento do que um modelo pago; tenho a certeza de que tornarei a voltar a este modelo mais tarde.
Relativamente ao casaco propriamente dito, devia ter utilizado fio não-acrílico, por acho que iria ficar muito mais bonito. Usei 1.5 novelos de Delfos, da Valeria de Roma, em vermelho tomate e, para ser franca, não gostei nada do resultado depois de rematar. Depois de algum amor e carinho (ou seja, "bloquear" - e sim, podemos e devemos bloquear acrílico), até ficou engraçado. E, obviamente, a Pequena Anarquista ficou muito contente com o seu "Casaquinho Vermelho"!


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