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I might be the shortest person in the world

After finishing the Stuggletown socks I decided I wanted to knit something simple, something that went around and around and around, something where I wouldn't have to think much. I settled on Ysolda’s Blank Canvas,  and went to the stash to find something that would work. Now, according to the pattern I would need 950 meters for my size, which seemed quite a lot, considering it’s a ¾ sleeved cropped cardigan. Not having enough yarn in a single colour I decided on a very clever graduating stripe pattern and started knitting. Twenty centimetres in I decided to check my row gauge, which was a bit out. But what I also realised is that this jumper as written is 60cm long. It looks cropped on Ysolda:
Photo from Ysolda's Blog 
And on her assistant (?) Rebecca:
Again, photo credit to Ysolda
but on me 60 centimetres would be half way to my knees. I worked this out at bedtime last night and I could barely sleep, knowing I had to work out both how to reduce the length of the jumper and how to fit my fancy stripping pattern into the altered number of stitches. So, I got to work this morning, did the maths and then spent the rest of the day itching to go home and actually knit the jumper. But first, I have to rip this back, so I can start it again with the mods I've calculated. Wish me luck!


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Look what I found!!

I was putting away the yarn from my mothers ASJ, which I have finished - it's having a bath right now, and I found this blue yarn:

Now, I'm pretty sure that the yarn I left at book club a month ago was Patonyle in navy, and that's what this is too! Either way, it is an exact match:

That's the old yarn and the one I just found, together, and they are the exact same colour!

There is only 13 grams, so I don't know if it will be enough to finish both sleeves, and the  iCord front, but if it is I won't have to wait another month to declare this project done!