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Strickplanen....

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September, October, November.... the months of autumn, of sweater weather, of the days getting shorter and shorter and cozier and cozier. So, of course, I bought way too many patterns and yarn and goodies. Am I ashamed of myself? Oh hell no! Did I continue in my perverse nature, unabashedly seeking new pursuits of knitting loveliness? Yep:)
Seriously, I pre-ordered Marie Wallin's Shetland.  It shipped before I could even contemplate whether I wanted it to ship or not.(I did.) And yes, I have been knitting up a storm! Since the yarn swap, I decided to use this lovely aqua dreamy sock yarn and Rowan Kidsilk Haze for the Orchard Grass Stole pattern by Ashley Yousling - a pattern published in the second edition of Making Magazine. It's a lovely pattern - and a really clever way of morphing feather and fan/old shale pattern into a simple lace pattern and back to feather and fan. I am enjoying the knitting. Have also been working on the Afmaeli KAL sponsored by the Kammebornia podc…