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Let's all wish a HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Alison and Kerstin! All birthday best, babes!

This will be old news to a heck of a lot of knitters, especially with the Klaralundalong underway and many complete, but boy howdy, does that Silk Garden soften up after a soaking! I was disappointed to find the pieces still damp Tuesday night after their Monday dunk (and towel wrap and blocking spread); the sheet I draped over the pinned board as kitty protection clearly interfered, so I threw caution to the wind and left them fully exposed for another 24. Last night I seamed both sides and one sleeve, my only modification being the choice to leave open the lower garter section at the sides. When I tried on that tube, I liked the looseness of the 38" size just fine. Matching rows to stitches is tricky business ahead, but I can't wait to wear this sweater ~ maybe to the Bruce Hornsby concert Saturday night!

Oh, and check this out ~ a fun & knit-specific quiz created by one of us (and adding graphics to a previously text-only post)!

Knitting Adventurer
You appear to be a Knitting Adventurer.
You are through those knitting growing pains and
feeling more adventurous. You can follow a
standard pattern if it's not too complicated
and know where to go to get help. Maybe you've
started to experiment with different fibers and
you might be eyeing a book with a cool
technique you've never tried. Perhaps you
prefer to stick to other people's patterns but
you are trying to challenge yourself more.
Regardless of your preference, you are
continually trying to grow as a knitter, and as
well you should since your non-knitting friends
are probably dropping some serious hints, these

What Kind of Knitter Are You?
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