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Head Gardener's Log, August 3rd, 2020


Make It Monday!

This week's project is a fun lace shawl called Carob. Berroco Sesame works wonderfully in simple lace patterns, as you can see in this asymmetrical shawl knitting pattern. Carob begins with the narrowest point and works out to the widest point, making the size easily customizable. Another fun feature of this design is the reversibility of the stitch pattern, so no matter which way you wear it, it looks great! The color pictured is kit #7 Soba, a beautiful chocolate color, with threads of caramel running through it.

Carob Kit Colors


Regular Price: $55.95

Sale Price: $49

Shop HERE!


Who's Up for a KAL?
I am excited to start my Spark Cardigan from Andrea Mowry and would love to have a community of knitters to knit with. I have created a private Facebook group for this KAL and plan to hold Zoom calls once a week. If you'd like to join me, please send YG a message on Facebook and I will add you to the group. I look forward to knitting with you!

Need to shop for yarn? Check out Germantown from Kelbourne Woolens for your MC and either Ito or Kureyon for your CC. As always, please reach out if you need help putting colors together. It's one of my favorite things!

Shop HERE for Germantown!

Shop HERE for Ito!

Shop HERE for Kureyon!
 

What's on my Needles
I have ONE armhole band left to do on my Sunwake tank. ONE! It will be done tonight so I can prep for the Spark Cardigan. I am thrilled at the thought of steeking and looking forward to knitting a sweater with Germantown and Kureyon, two of my favorites. I think I've settled on the Rhododendron color for my MC (that will surprise no one, if you've watched any of my Feature Friday videos you know that it's my FAVE!) and Kureyon #448 (lots of teals, aquas, and light greens).

I also have a second sock on my needles. I almost always have a sock on the needles, as it's an easy grab-n-go project for me. I don't always love to knit them (I LOVE to wear them!), but they're great for social knitting or when I need to pay attention to something else. I've always found that keeping my hands busy allows my mind to focus better. Do you find that? Share with me your favorite social knitting/distraction knitting project by emailing yarngardenMI@gmail.com!


Happy stitching, my friends. Stay safe and healthy and I look forward to hearing from you!
Lindsay Potter, Head Gardener

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