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    Sommet

    Those who don’t subscribe to the newsletter probably don’t know that we recently added something new to our collection: This is Sommet – it’s a pure baby alpaca which knits up at the same gauge as Nordique. Trust me… I’ve tested it every which way to Sunday! First, I swatched by its lonesome using Laura Grutzeck‘s Hunter Jacket pattern as its

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    What I knit in Iceland

    I’ve been back from Iceland for a few days, but the simple cold I had when leaving Reykjavik had its volume turned up to 11 thanks to air travel. I’m hacking away still but hey! I make sense now. As you can well imagine, a knitter cannot visit Iceland without stopping by Istex and, luckily for us, Ragga wasted no

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    Iceland Day Two

    Technical difficulties yesterday resulted in no photos… I’ll try to make up for it today!

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    Packing

    When I fist saw Elizabeth Zimmermann’s green sweater in  Twist Collective, I knew I had to make it. Took a bit of celestial alignment – I picked up the pattern in Wisconsin and knew I needed something warm for Iceland* – but here it is. It really is hard for me to knit anything as written. But I didn’t make

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    Back Home

    I’ve been away. Can you guess where I’ve been? One more clue… And a last one – come on, this one gives it away!

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