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Wardrobe Planning: Knitting Queue for S/S 2015.

Here is my wardrobe update list aka knitting queue for the next months:

1. A lightweight white cardigan. Can you believe I do not own one?


I really like these two designs: on the left Woodfords by Elizabeth Doherty and on the right Breckon by Amy Christoffers

2. Basic black cardigan that works with everything (no pressure finding the perfect pattern, huh?); the lack of one is another huge shortcoming in my current wardrobe.

3. A lightweight white cap suitable for transitional seasons. And a black one as well.

4. Flowy light grey scarf, again: something simple that works with everything. Such as Tissé by Julie Hoover.


5. A loose knitted top for the warm end of the summer days after I've given birth (I hope I'm not being overly optimistic about the length and warmth of Finnish summers...). I really like the Azalea pattern by Pam Allen.

6. A few relaxed summery pullovers, also loose enough for my post-baby body - I was thinking about knitting the Sous Sous by Norah Gaughan and Relax by Ririko


7. A similar long scarf like my Vector, I'm so in love with it and want another one, maybe black and white. I think this pattern by Purl Bee would be lovely! (I know I haven't posted any photos of my finished Vector scarf, I've been a bit lazy taking any photos recently...)


8. A very basic mid-length (like, over my butt) cardigan with pockets. Something knitted with two different tones of gray to get a heathered, melange effect.

At the moment I'm working on my second Exeter cardigan as well as a chunky cardigan using the Aidez pattern. I know it's already a bit late in the season for such a thick knit but I'm not sure how long I will be able to fit into my coat and I refuse to buy a new one for just a few months, so a chunky and warm cardigan might suddenly come very handy. I'm also knitting another Drachenfells scarf, this time with a bit lighter colors.

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