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Subtle So Faded

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I had been wanting a light colored sweater to wear with my linen dresses and I thought a cropped So Faded would be perfect. I had seen Andrea's on Instagram and loved the idea of using only three colors for my sweater. 

 Aimee wearing So faded in la Bien Aimée merino super sock

I used La Bien Aimée Merino Super Sock in Ghost, Nymeria and Fiori. For the first two color transitions, I followed Andrea's recommendations in the pattern and for the last transition, I alternated Nymeria and Fiori until the ribbing and knit the rest in Fiori. For the sleeves, I followed the same fade pattern except for the last 7 cm of the sleeves I knit them entirely in Fiori. 

 

 

 

I knit the sweater to my natural waistline and it hits the skirt seam of all my smock dresses from Not Perfect Linen. My yarn requirements for my size (XL):

Ghost x 1
Nymeria x 2
Fiori x 1

Fingering weight sweaters are my favorite to wear but take the longest to knit. Every time I'm in the middle of knitting the body I am always tempted to put the sweater down and knit something else but I'm glad I powered through this one. I can't wait to wear it this fall. 

 La Bien Aimée Merino Super Sock in Ghost, Nymeria and FioriSleeve details in la bien aimee merino super sock in fiori

 

La Bien Aimée Merino Super Sock 

So Faded by Andrea Mowry

Andrea Mowry Fiori Ghost knitting La Bien Aimee lba merino super sock nymeria so faded sofaded

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