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Unraveling Up North

Being up north . . . 

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means plenty of time for stitching!

And after my last project -- which required multiple balls of yarn and constant counting - I wanted to work on something simple.  Something that I could knit in the car.  Or on the boat.  Or sitting around the campfire.  No counting.  No juggling balls of yarn.  Something . . . fun.  And portable.

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So I grabbed a ball of interesting yarn and decided to try this pattern.  (Added BONUS:  the pattern is free!)  At first, I wasn't sure of this particular yarn-pattern juxtaposition, but I think it's growing on me.  And the pattern certainly works for a simple knit -- just set it up, place a marker, and pay slight attention every 12 rows or so.

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And if the rain holds here for the rest of the afternoon, well . . . I just might even finish this thing before I get home tomorrow!

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Head over to Kat's for more Unraveled tales today.

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Carole

LOVE it! I think the yarn and pattern work quite well.

Vicki

Ooh, I think that's going to be VERY wearable!! I love that pattern.

It looks so peaceful at the lake. ;)

kim in oregon

DO YOU KNOW YOU ARE THE RAVELRY COVERGIRL RIGHT NOW??????

Vera

I just saw you on Ravelry too!! I love that shot of the lake - so much like glass. Your "Close To You" is lovely. I knit one in a solid, but I love all the colors in yours.

Jo

With all those colors you have a shawl/scarf that you can wear with everything!

sharon

like the new project and your picture on RAV cover is amazing....congrats on being a cover woman....

kayT

Just came here to say Wow, you look great on RAVELRY! But everyone beat me to it. Nice job and nice picture.

Honore´

Love the new pattern...and the story behind it! Thanks for the direction...and CONGRATS on your new found fame! You earned it with every stitch!
Cheers~

Bridget

Oh that's really pretty - and you work the edging at the same time!

Kat

Oh! I love that pattern and it is a fun little knit! But, wait! Did you know you are a super-knit-star? Head on over to Ravelry and take a look at the main page!! XO

Cheryl S.

Congrats on being a cover girl!

Laine

OMG, you are a SOO-pah Stah! Just came over to say congrats and you look beautiful on page one, above the fold! :) PS This shawl is really lovely as well!

Debbie Kuppusamy

You're practically famous!!!!! Congrats on the Ravelry cover. And I think I may have to make this shawl.

Cris

Went to Ravelry and wait......I know HER. Thanks to Margene and Vicki. Congratulations!

Mary

Woohoo Miss Cover Girl!! so we’ll-deserved! and this new piece looks like the perfect counterpart. I’m having a little fling myself with garter stitch 😉

margene

How fun to log onto Ravelry this morning and YOU modeling your last project! I hope all goes well and you meet your goal of another colorful project finished! Up North looks like a peaceful and lovely place to be, just be.

margene

I just showed Smith your Ravelry front page photo and he said "How COOL!". :)

Patty

I just saw this!!! WOW! Such fun stuff...you look mahvelous! :-)

Jane

The water looks lovely up north. This new pattern looks intriguing. I think your yarn choice is great too. By the way, Congratulations on being a Rav cover-girl.

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