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March 18, 2017

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This week, I have been walking to work alongside this wonderful explosion of spring gorgeousness. Every day, new flowers have been appearing alongside the streets and have been turning their faces towards the Glaswegian sun (yes, such a thing exists despite the city’s fondness for rain and storms). I seem to have longed for colour and the arrival of the new season already for the past month or so, which is probably why my inner knitting compass, usually steering me towards all those lovely shades of greys and blacks, suggested a bit of a change.

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Pattern: Striped Mittens according to Badegakk by Lena Gjerald
Yarn: The Uncommon Thread Though Sock [colour: Capsicum]
Needles: 2.5mm
[More project details on Ravelry]

I think I bought this lovely yarn about two years ago, also in spring, and finally, the right moment has arrived to play with it. This was the first time I experimented with a fold-over cuff , and I really like the neatness and clear lines of this approach. These will be made again – next time with stripes, as the pattern suggests!

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