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Monday Morning Mirth July 15, 2013

Monday Morning Mirth

While researching some new ideas for ink, my favorite two themes suddenly intersected…


New Threads Thursday July 11, 2013


 

New Threads Thursday!

Today in Portland, it’s lovely summer sweater weather – 61° – the temps are going up & down all over the place and sometimes you’ll find the AC is still blasting when you least expect it. Instead of reaching for a boring old jacket, it seemed more fun to reach for this…

Here’s a lightweight CINNIE I just finished knitting for my own wardrobe.

I used a cotton/microfiber blend yarn (Plymouth JEANEE DK) that turned out crisp & lovely.

This verison has 3/4 length sleeves! I added a couple extra balls of yarn (@135 yds ea.) and followed the regular sleeve pattern but continued making decreases as directed until the sleeve was about 13.5". Then I finished it off with the regular style ribbing.

Me like! Now it’s my goTo jacket for around town or around the porch in the evenings.

Wishing you a Happy Summer with much fun knitting!
…Bonne Marie


today in Portland July 9, 2013

today in Portland paws up! dogs ride while scoping somebody’s sock knitting…

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