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A first knitting project!

By 18/02/2016Blog

I’ve been sewing and knitting before I started blogging. Since I turned my first passion into my fulltime job, I never ever started a knitting project again. But seeing all these beautiful knitting projects popping up on sewing blogs made me feel like picking up this old passion of mine.

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A first project in about 4 years. I knitted rather difficult patterns before I started blogging, but wanted to start with an easy pattern for the first time. I ended up on Ravelry looking for a beautiful cardigan and I picked this one. Sylvia gave me the hint to buy my wool at Wolplein and eight days later this cardigan was a fact.

Compagnie-M_swan_island_periwinkle cardigan 1

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Being at home with two ill kids gave me the time to just sit next to them and knit from time to time. For this very same reason I took pictures without them.

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Wool: Drops Lima mix dark grey
Pattern: Periwinkle cardigan from Swans Island. Knitted in-the-round with circular needles (3,5).
Skirt: super fast project with a stunning Echino fabric and some bling elastic  from Bobby Sewing
T-shirt: 2ndhand longsleeve from Imps & Elfs

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