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Me Made May '15: Days 12-18

May 12th: Wearing my Maeve shrug to lunch with my colleagues. 

May 13th: I've been using both of my Drachenfels shawls a lot lately! I still can't decide which one I like the most, although I do love the Baby Alpaca Silk yarn I used for this second shawl more than the regular plain alpaca I knitted the first one with. I'm still amazed how the baby bump seems to get bigger by the day!

May 14th: We enjoyed the sunny (but chilly) weather and took a long walk outside. Or actually it wasn't that long lengthwise: my feet have been a bit achy lately, thanks to the growing belly, but the walk took quite a long time anyway :) I was wearing my Aurora cowl.

May 15th: Friday and I had a day off from work. I love wearing woollen socks around the house and these socks are lightweight enough to wear this time of the year. The cats, especially Milla, want to spend the whole day on the balcony like every summer, so the open balcony door causes chilly floors around the house now that it's not quite warm yet outside. That makes woollen socks extra handy to wear.

May 16th: Movie date with my husband, I was using my Fuse cardigan. We finally got to see the new Avengers film. The baby didn't really like the loud noises during the fights scenes though, as it kept kicking me every time there was an explosion (which was like most of the time) :)

May 17th: Another day for walks outside. This time my favourite Pine Bough Cowl kept me warm.

May 18th: Monday and once again back to work. I only have 4 more weeks before my summer holidays and maternity leave start. Feels surreal. Both of my Exeter cardigans have been in frequent use lately, but I think this is turning out to be my favorite of the two.

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  1. Again, beautiful knitwear, Sari.
    I love the shrug in the first photo, it looks so cozy - I might have to queue that one.
    Thanks for sharing your lovely handknits!

  2. I love this recap. So often you only get to see the FO shortly after it's finished. It's cool to see how you are wearing them. Especially as maternity wear!

    1. I was thinking about the same thing, only showing a finished object once, when it would be nice to hear and see later on how well the yarn and shape of the garment have taken to wear, and other things that might have come up since it was straight off the needles and perfectly blocked.


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