As my Gran was fond of saying, "Some things are done in bits and bobs, not all at once."
This is the motto of all my knitting.
And you go from this:
In about eight weeks.
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US 8 - 5.0 mm
Malabrigo Yarn Silky Merino
2.5 skeins = 375.0 yards (342.9 meters), 125 grams