The pattern suggested a length of 60". When I had reached 53" I insisted on a fitting session and it was decided that 53" was long enough. Yarn is Nadezhda's Crayon Box, 8ply fingering in the Kailua Bay colorway.
Back to the Hitofude, I used two different provisional cast ons. It seemed like a good opportunity to compare two provisional cast ons.
In photo at left, is my Hitofude on Friday morning.