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Me Made May '15: Days 1-5

I can't believe it's already May again: it feels like I only just did this challenge the last time and now it's time for it again! So here we go, the first five days of the Me Made May challenge. 

May 1st: going out to buy ice cream on the first day of May has been our tradition as long as I can remember. Here I am, eating salted liquorice ice cream and wearing my Quadrillion sweater and Harper hat.

May 2nd: Here's my new Drachenfels scarf. I loved my first one so much that I decided to make another one. 

May 3rd: Sunday sofa time. Watching TV and wearing my Ornette socks.

May 4th: Back to work after a long weekend. In desperate need of caffeine, cue the large cup. The baby seems to be immune to coffee, thank God, otherwise I would surely have been a human punching bag for the day. And I'm so glad to be wearing my newest cardigan, the second Exeter, I'm already thoroughly smitten with it!

May 5th: Today was a bit chilly so I was glad to wrap up in my lovely Vector scarf. 

Here's a few more photos of my second Drachenfels scarf. The colors are more subtle than I chose for my first one and the Baby Alpaca Silk yarn adds a nice shine to it. I might even like this one better than the first one!

Pattern: Drachenfels by Melanie Berg
Yarns: Drops Baby Alpaca Silk in shades #0100 off-white, 
#8108 light gray and #8465 medium gray
Needles: 4.0mm and 5.0mm (for the i-cord edging)

P.S. I will be moving the blog to a new address that matches the title of this blog on May 15th. I will be staying at Blogger, so only the beginning of the address line will be changing. I will inform you more when the move comes closer, just a little heads up!


  1. This post was such a joy to read! Thanks for sharing all your gorgeous handknits, I'm amazed at how many beautiful things you have in your wardrobe. The hard work really pays off :) Your Drachenfels is especially beautiful, and now I'm thinking of putting my deep-stash Malabrigo Silkpaca to good use... so thank you! ;)

    1. I'm looking forward to seeing your version of the Drachenfels shawl! It is a joy to knit, and I love wearing mine!

  2. You've made such wearable and classy pieces! Very beautiful!


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