First are the Harry Potter Bookscarves out of the Charmed Knits book. This is the same pattern, same yarn, same needles for all bookscarves. I even made the exact same pattern modifications in every single one.
Here are the bottoms all lined up nice and neat on a piece of graph paper…
Next up: Elizabeth Zimmermann’s Baby Surprise Jacket. I started with Cascade 220 Superwash on size 7 needles.
But I decided the fabric was too tight (especially for Los Angeles) and went up two needle sizes to a size 9. The fabric was much more relaxed and more what I was looking for in a sweater. But here’s the catch.
The stitch per inch count was almost exactly the same. I knew you all wouldn’t believe me (heck, I don’t believe me!) so here’s photographic evidence.