FO: Folded

Definitely my favourite finished garment of the last while. I am looking forward to warmer weather so I can wear it.

Pattern: Folded by Veera (same designer as the 2010 cardigan.

Yarn: Malabrigo Sock from This is Knit, 2 skeins.

Delicious yarn to work with. I was convinced I was never going to have enough yarn to finish so I kept putting off finishing the bloody thing. But in the end I had a few metres to spare.

Needles: 3.5mm throughout.

Modifications: Concerned as I was about not having enough yarn, I cast on fewer stitches. I knit the 34 1/2″ size but cast on the number of stitches for a size smaller. I didn’t really like how baggy it looked in the pictures, even though I know that was the intention. After the waist shaping, I increased to the required amount of stitches for my regular size.

As you can see, I traded some of the drape of the pleats for this but I prefer it this way.

The sleeves, I knit exactly per the pattern. I’m not a fan of the 3/4 length but for this top, I think it works nicely. The only thing I would change if I were to knit it again is to make the ribbing longer. It has a tendency to flip up and down a bit.

5 thoughts on “FO: Folded

  1. Lovely. Your mods are great. Definitely prefer the fitted version to the baggier one in the original design. Yay!

  2. It’s my next project, i just received the yarn for. I’m very pleased with your modifications. I’ll follow your tips. Thanks! Your Folded is beautiful!!

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