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WIP Wednesday Pt. 5.


These are the projects I've been working on this past week. Quite a boringly gray palette, maybe the cloudy November weather has had some impact on my mood... 

I've picked up my Relax pullover again after a few weeks break. It's something I started back in July (when I was still pregnant) and sometimes I wonder if I ever get it done. The loose fit means a-lot-larger-than-your-normal-sweater dimensions and lots and lots of stitches to be knitted. I'm using Drops Lace in black and white to get a nice marled effect. 

Another monster project of mine is the Jackdaw pullover I'm still working on for Magnus. I've finished the front now, so I've made some progress since last week. I've also already seamed the shoulders but still have the sides left. (I hate seaming!) So only the sleeves and the collar to be done, and maybe I will actually finish this one fine day! I'm thinking about knitting the sleeves in a round and two-at-a-time, but haven't yet figured out how to do it or if it actually even makes anything easier...

Here's Luna once again owning everything I knit...


I have finished my Skiff hat since taking the photo above this morning. I do have the finishing touches left to do, such as weaving in ends and making a pompom. The hat is blocking now. I made some modifications to the pattern, but I'll tell you all about them when the hat is all finished and ready for use.

The white hat in the photo is something I'm making up as I go. It's going to be a Christmas present so I can't show it on the blog yet. That would ruin the surprise for the person who it is for. 


I must add one more photo, just because it's too cute to pass. Theo is finally big enough to wear most of the hats and cardigans I've knitted for him. Doesn't he look handsome in his Bonaventure cardigan and I Heart Cables hat? The hat is one of the first things I've knitted for him, and the cardigan is my favourite baby-cardi pattern so far. I must add that the hat is probably the one that fits his head the best out of all the hats he has (both hand-made as well as store-bought).

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  1. It's tough when the projects on the needles are all big knits, it feels like progress is slow! but they are going to be awesome when done. and look how sweet your little dude is, rocking his hand knits!

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