Quick and easy handknitted boardwalk hat

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When I was in Cape Town visiting the store of cowgirlblues I couldn’t resist: I had to buy more than just one of their beautiful skeins. I wasn’t sure what to knit back then but back home I decided that the skeins are just perfect for some new hats. For the Sage I wanted a very easy pattern in order to let the colours be the centre of attention. I chose the boardwalk pattern from Elizabeth Pedersen and I was able to finish the hat within three evenings. Despite other knitters complaining that there was a need to adjust the pattern a little to make the hat big enough I had no problems at all – there was no need to change anything and it fits perfectly. For everybody who wants to try – do it! And the best thing: this pattern is even fro free. 🙂

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New handknitted Sweater

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It took me about five weeks to knit this sweater and I enjoyed every minute of it. The pattern is called Nutmeg Ginger and I had it in my wishlist for quite a while, since I liked the neck of it so much. Finally I started knitting it and I am so happy I did. The pattern is very well written and so easy to follow! I especially liked the knitting of the sleeves since I never started from the top before. First time without any problems attaching the sleeves – yeah! The wool is from me beloved brand Karoo Moon and the colour is called navy.