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See? I told you I was excited to finish and block this shawl! The real moment of truth is yet to come, when it’s dry and I get to feel how soft, drapey and luxurious the Sundara Silky Merino turns out. But stretching the fabric out to see the design in its entirety is always [...]

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Not long ago, I was home alone when I read that Robyn would be hosting a knit along for Ishbel. When I first saw this pattern, I wasn’t too excited about it since I’ve never been able to get in the swing of wearing small scarves. (I’m not good at accessorizing outfits!) However, something about [...]

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dsc05747

A recurring theme on this blog has been my predictability with color.. I have a closet full of green and brown sweaters, and still those are the colors I’m drawn to in a yarn store! I like being comfy and consistent in my color choices, but it’s good to work outside of your comfort zone [...]

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Does this pile of messy yarn and spilled beads look familiar to you? You might recognize it as all that remains of my Mystery Stole 4 project. I really enjoyed working on this project – both for the ever-changing lace charts and the serial knit-along of the clues – but the stole was too narrow [...]

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ms4 clue 3

Unfortunately, I spent the weekend sick with a gross head cold. The bright side is that all of the sedentary recovery time allowed for a great deal of knitting! I was able to progress through the entirety of Clue 3, the latest release in the Mystery Stole 4 pattern. I love how the lace is [...]

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