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Outlander and Knitting

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I’ve been watching Outlander every week and I love the knitwear they have Claire in.

There’s one scarf that she wears and as soon as I saw it, I was all “OMG, I know that yarn, I have it in my stash and I must knit this ASAP.” I spent quite a bit of time pausing the show so that I could get an idea of stitch count etc. In the end, I came up with a fair approximation.

She wears this:

I knit this:

It’s a good thing I enjoy knitting because I’m having a hard time keeping them in stock in my Etsy Store.

 

 

 

If it’s gotta be grey, let it be warm…

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We’ve had the drearies for the past couple of days in Maryland – grey skies, cold temperatures.

My thought is, if it’s gotta be grey, at least let it be warm. With this lovely charcoal grey infinity scarf, it can be –

 

http://www.etsy.com/shop/HandKnitScarfShop

Keep Your Neck Warm

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As my creativity is zero right now in the humor department, I’ll share one of my compulsions.

I knit. Alot. Really – very much alot. I have to keep my hands busy and one of the ways that I do this is knitting. I currently have 4 totes of scarves that I’ve made. One of the totes is full of scarves that I have listed in my Etsy shop – HandKnit ScarfShop. The others are waiting to get listed.

My current faves are pullover cowls / neckwarmers made from a really bulky yarn. They’re huge and offer a great deal of neck and throat coverage. I’m big on this – if my neck is warm, I’m warm. They can also be worn multiple ways –  they can lay flat for full neck and throat coverage, can be folded over for a collared look or can be gathered for a looser feel.

Thick and Plush Dusky Purple Cowl Scarf Neckwarmer

Keep your neck warm, look fab and help make sure that my house doesn’t become over run with scarves.