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Astrid Socks - The Pattern.

Hi everyone! Remember these?

The pattern for Astrid socks is finally out. (It only took me like 1.5 years...) You can find it in my Ravelry store by clicking HERE
And because you guys have put up with me and my lazy blogging during this past year or so, I want to offer you a change to get a free sample of the pattern. Use the code astridfree at the Ravelry checkout and the pattern is yours, free of charge. Happy knitting!
P.S. The code is valid until January 31st 2017 11:59pm Helsinki time.

Apogee Test Knit.

I've been lucky to test knit this beautiful pullover for Erica Smith (ericacanknit on Ravelry). This is my second time test knitting for her and must say I wasn't disappointed. She has such a great designing style and eye for details, and her patterns are always well written and easy to follow.





Apogee pullover is very lightweight without being flimsy. It is knitted in pieces from bottom up, so there's quite a lot of seaming to be done at the end of it all. The side seams actually are the most interesting part of this design as they diagonal as opposed to normal vertical seams. As hard as I tried, photographing them was pretty impossible - the one time the seams are actually supposed to show I manage pull off my best job seaming ever! Also the dark blue color I chose for this pullover makes the details less prominent. But look at the two photos below, I have highlighted the seam in the bottom photo so maybe that makes it easier to spot the detail I'm talking about.

I cou…