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Knit Along: A cardigan for the Fall

Mandarine's: work in progress Helga
Mandarine's: work in progress Helga
Mandarine's work in progress Helga
Mandarine's: work in progress Helga
Mandarine's work in progress Helga

I’ve picked up a project that I have started a few months ago. The sweater was almost completed by the end of April but because the weather was started to hit up, I didn't want to work with merino wool on my lap. So I put it away for a few months, knowing that I will start working on it back in September.
I never thought that this time would come so quickly. It’s only mid-August but the temperatures cooled down so much over the past few weeks, that I have started wearing knitwear again. Don’t get wrong, I’m not complaining for a minute! My favourite months of the year are right around the corner, and that’s the perfect reason to start working with heavy wool again.


I don’t want to say that this cardigan is so far my favourite knit, because I tend to say that every time that I complete a cardigan. But the combination of the yarn (Gilliatt, 100% organic French merino wool) and the pattern is very nice.
I’m currently working on the second sleeve, which means that there’s only a few rows left to go! This garment is definitely going to get a lot of wear these next few weeks, but that’s what they’re made for, right? I just hope that won’t run out off yarn before the last row.

I'm not the only one to be addicted to yarn/ wool. These ladies are doing such an impressive job: Liesl has been dyeing all sorts of yarn using plants and veegies, Carolina has also been dyeing in her studio, far in Argentina and Sarah of the Yarn Trek podcast is always sharing the best eartly yarns ever.

Joining Ginny's knit along this week!