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Rowan summer booklets

The Rowan booklets for summer are all awesome! The Purelife Recycled Collection is a must have for me, I have already ordered it. I am very curious about the Revive yarn. I had planned to order the yarn for the … Continue reading

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More yarn and Rowan 47 in mail

I really spoiled myself with the extra money I got at the end of the year. Early this week a package full of yarn arrived from English Yarns. In it: Rowan Lima, Rowan Fine Milk Cotton and 5 different colours … Continue reading

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chunky versus 4 ply

I decided not to be stubborn and started afresh on Ambleside on 6 and 7 mm needles, like the pattern says, and which gives me the right gauge. I’ve just started the second ball now so I am now just … Continue reading

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new collection Garnstudio

Garnstudio/Drops sent an email about the voting for their new collection for spring/summer. I didn’t like their last two collections very much, but this time I was pleasantly surprised. There was a lot to like. On the left an A-line … Continue reading

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New yarn

The new Kim Hargreaves book is out, Winter Blooms. I have been looking forward to it for weeks now. But I didn’t buy it. Strange isn’t it? I just didn’t like it as much as the other books. I find … Continue reading

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Emily and Lauren

My wool for Emily arrived, and I started ¬†knitting again. The sleeve was ready in one day, the next day I picked up stitches for the cuffs and knitted them. They were nice to knit, and look really beautiful. Those … Continue reading

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Ginny

The postman made me very happy this week. My yarn pack for Ginny from Kim Hargreaves arrived. It was such a lovely package, it felt like opening a birthday present. This is how it looked: I think I will love … Continue reading

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