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November 22, 2015

Out of my comfort zone

My latest finish is totally out of my comfort zone. I don't like to knit animals, or objects like food or vegetables. Fun to look at, but not my cup of tea.
But some time ago a friend asked for a knitted moon, and as it was her birthday, I couldn't refuse.
So I knitted and cursed the knitting LOL.
But I kept on knitting. And when I reached the hat, I finally got some fun too.
My friend is happy with it and it turned out to be a gift for her daughter, who is pregnant. When I heard that, I was happy I finished the job.
There is another start, The Doddler, a mystery Kal by Stephen West. All knitters have heard about it, I suppose. And I decided to jump in. Usually I am not that fond on mysteries. You don't know what your precious wool is going to be. Clue one was okay, but clue two is a complete surprise. Cabling sidewards and I love it!
Clue #1
Clue #2
Clue #3 asks for another colour, so I join some blue. Its going to look like this. Great fun!
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3 comments:

Pauline said...

Je maan is enig geworden en gaat heel goed terecht komen.
Je mysterie ziet er veelbelovend uit, mooie kleuren, veel plezier met de komende clues.

Nana's Quilts said...

I understand - I am not one to make little cute animals and such. The best I could do was I made some clothes for the youngest grandaughters doll - for Christmas. I will send a photo if I can.
Marne

Gingini Beisterveld said...

Die maan had ik al bewonderd, maar die shawl! Wat een leuke mysterie! Dat wordt er weer eentje om zelf te gaan dragen. ;)

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