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Finished Knit; Colour Affection for ME!

I present a finished knit; a Colour Affection for myself. I made some small changes from the pattern; I chose to knit in lace weight yarn with much smaller needles for a closer fabric, and as a result had to add in extra rows.  I also started & ended with the same colour (black).

I'd been considering this project, and yarn choices for a while, and managed to find suitable combinations in yarn stash; Black - Jade Sapphire Lacey Lamb, from deep stash. Purple - Debbie Bliss Rialto Lace, which I over dyed. Grey - Austermann Merino Lace, received in a recent stash-swap with another knitter. 

Mods;  I used a backwards loop increase. For the first section, I continued to knit until I had 147 stitches, The second section has 24 ridges in purple - my first contrast colour.  The third section has 24 ridges in grey - my second contrast colour.  I worked the edging until I got fed up of it; about 3 cm instead of the 5 cm called for in the pattern. 
Lately I've needed simple knits to …