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Wow, now I really feel honored to say that the next Kal is the Shawl I have designed for my Swedish grandmother, "Mormor's Shawl". We have knitted together the Forest Canopy Shawl and we had so much fun together, we wrote e-mails, we spoke about our lives, our children, our knitting, our projects....

I had some skeins of chuncky and funny yarns and a feeling for knitting something quick but effective. So I picked up my circular needles and some of the yarns and I casted on between 90 and 100 stitches. After joining in the round I started knitting for about 30 cm. Then I just closed...

I knitted this Ishbel with a super soft Cascade Alpaca Lace. And I wanted it big and cozy, in this warm red in the shades of fall that makes me feel happy. Ho usato una lana molto soffice, l'Alpaca Lace della Cascade. Ho voluto lo...

Rachele yesterday went to a school trip up in the mountain to see a little village where all the houses are decorated with scenes from Pinocchio's story. She needed a wool sleevless cardi to keep her warm and since she has grown so much during this last years, the ones I had made are now...

This is my first kal and I am really enjoying it. It has been organized by Manuela, Stefania, and Antonella. They have chosen a beautiful pattern: Forest Canopy by Susan Lawrence. I have chosen an incredible yarn to knit this shawl and very dear to me since it is a gift from San Francisco by...

I knitted and knitted and finished late at night, but the next morning I was ready for my mother's birthday party. I used the beautiful "Silk Blend" yarn by Manos d'Uruguay and "Anna's Wrap" pattern. I had extra 50 grams left, so I added a cowl knitted in the round. To create the special...

I discovered this pattern when I met a friend from Philadelphia, Clarissa and I fell in love with it. It is a blanket knitted in the round designed by Brooklyn Tweed by Jared Flood. I practiced the Magic Loop while knitting the center of the blanket and I used my new circular KnitPicks Zephir...

My girls had asked for a shawl. Even if it is a hot autumn here in Italy I thought that the time had arrived to knit them one. And it had to be the Mormor's Shawl I had designed and created for their great-grandmother's birthday earlier this year. It is a quick project and the...