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Finished Knits - Stripes!

For the last month or so I've been so preoccupied with knits and painting walls and various other things in preparation for a certain second birthday that I've completely forgotten about sharing the knits!
First up, Colour Affection by Veera Valimaki. Considering how popular this pattern has been, I'm surprised I lasted this long without knitting one.  This was a good stash buster, until I decided that a stronger contrast colour (the pink) would suit better. The light blue - Shades of Cashmere's cobweb weight - has been in my stash for at least 6 years, so I'm relieved to finally make something with it. Held double, it worked really well with LHogan's Merino Lace (dark blue - another stash yarn) & Debbie Bliss Rialto Lace in Fuchsia. 
The recipient was delighted, and I am feeling the urge to make more Colour Affections. I do hear it's rather addictive...
Next up, a striped cardigan for The Small Human, of my own devising. I used Wendy Merino DK in grey…