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On My Needles / Off My Needles.

As you can see, I moved the blog today. But since you are reading this it means you have successfully found your way to the new address! I think it's now shorter and easier to remember. I'm hoping to get the Bloglovin' and Ravelry links to work as soon as possible!

Here's some update on what I've been knitting lately. I just finished a lovely baby cardigan pattern called Bonaventure. I think this might be my favorite baby knitting pattern yet. It's also the first one that I've knitted in "boyish" colors. 





Pattern: Bonaventure by Nadia Crétin-Léchenne
Yarns: Drops Alpaca #7120 light greyish green, 
#100 off-white and #2915 orange
Needles: 3.0mm

Another finished knit off my needles are these fair-isle socks I finished last week. I'm really happy about them!



Yarns: Drops Fable # 104 purple and #111 mustard,
Drops Baby Merino #23 light beige
Needles: 2.5mm and 3.0mm

Right now I'm knitting another similar pair of socks, but using different colors. I'm also knitting a lovely little cowl called Hyperballad by the talented knittedblissJC and of course there is a new cardigan project on my needles as well. This time I'm knitting a lightweight and summery Breckon.





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  1. That cardigan looks so pretty! So does all your knits in this post. The Astrid Socks rock! In both color combinations!

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    1. Thanks! I'm really excited about the Astrid socks, can't wait to show you the second pair :)

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  2. I can't wait to see how your Breckon turns out! Coincidentally I'll probably making mine in green as well :) I really like the other knits as well. Yay for the new blog adress!

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    1. I'm looking forward to seeing your Breckon once you finish it! I was going back and forth between colors for mine before finally settling with this lovely shade of dark green (which is actually one of my all time favourite colors).

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  3. Oh, I love your socks! I took a fair isle class just this past weekend and I can't wait to start using the technique. So beautiful.

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    1. Congratulations on learning a new technique! Fair isle isn't that hard once you get the hang of it and after that the possibilities are endless! I can only knit with two colors at a time but I'd love to master using multiple colors. Sadly I seem to get all tangled up every time I try to introduce the third color and I dare not even dream of adding a fourth one! Maybe some day ;)

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