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Jaeger Jenny Cardigan & Beret

Pattern: Jenny
Book: Jaeger JB29
Materials:Knit PicksMerino Style
Amount: Cardigan - 4 balls 'Storm', 1 'Frost', 1 'Harvest', 1 'Vanilla'
Needles: US3 and US6 bamboo, US7 plastic for fair isle pattern
Cost: Cardigan - at $2.49/ball approx. $17.50
Start Date: I can't remember. I think I started this last December and stopped sometime in January because I kept making too many mistakes. I restarted it again a couple of weeks ago.
Finish Date: Aug. 9, 2007 (still needs buttons though)

I wanted to make this cardigan with the same yarn the book calls for, Jaeger Baby Matchmaker DK, but found it impossible to find the yarn in the colors the pattern calls for. The colors are either wrong or they were discontinued. I also tried finding errata for Jaeger pattern books to no avail. Really frustrating.

I finally gave up and decided to substitute with cheaper KnitPicks merino wool. I picked the colors from their website. When I got the yarn, the colors were so hi…