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New scarf pattern and my return


One of the projects I've been working on is complete - a simple and luxurious cashmere/merino scarf for Signature Needle Arts (knit with Argosy Luxury Yarns' Lotus Blossom). The pattern will be included, along with yarn and needles, in a kit; you can find it at Stitches Midwest at the Signature Needle Arts' booth. It's a simple pattern designed to reveal all the wonderful properties of the yarn, a sport weight cashmere and merino blend. The needles in the kit are Signature Needle Arts' new 7" straight needles:


We just returned from a quick trip to Oklahoma to visit my husband's family. This week will be set aside for a visit from my daughter; I haven't seen her in eight months -- the longest time we've been apart since she was born. I have a feeling we'll be spending some time at the mall. I've missed blogging, but I'm thrilled to have completed some of my lingering projects and to have made progress on others.

Lisa got the little something I knitted for her
to thank her for hooking me up with some translation assistance with my Japanese documents. And I should soon be able to show you a finished knitalong project.

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Love the scarf.
It looks so soft. I'm glad you're back blogging. I have missed you.
Have fun visiting with your daughter.

Welcome back! The scarf is gorgeous.

Great to see you're back! The scarf kit looks lovely, simple and elegant. The needles look pretty special too. I hope you've had a good summer, and that you have a great time with your daughter.

That scarf is beautiful and looks so cuddly!

Welcome back! What a pretty scarf! It looks amazingly soft. What point did you get on your signature needles? You seem to like them a lot.

Good to have you back

I was thinking about you this morning-so glad you're back-the scarf is gorgeous!!!(I finished Stella-check the blog if you like!)And I'm anxious for the barnraising!

Welcome back! That's a gorgeous scarf. And I hope you have a wonderful visit with your daughter!

Pretty scarf! Have a great time with your daughter!

Welcome back! Hope you had a nice little break. that is such a pretty scarf...I am a bit of a sucker for pink and anything with even a bit of cashmere. The little bit of lace pattern in it really suits the yarn.

Beautiful scarf and welcome back. I thought something felt different yesterday. wink wink

Enjoy your visit with your daughter, eight months is a long time! Love your scarf, so simple and chic.

Glad to see you are back! Love the new scarf design.

yay!!! you're back. Glad to hear you get to spend some quality time with your daughter. :)heheh ton's of shopping fun.

The scarf looks fabulous!! Soooo soft and comfy.

Scarf is Fab! Welcome back. Hope you have a wonderful time catching up w/your daughter!

Ohhhh... beautiful! I just want to pet your scarf, it looks so soft and lovely. Mmm.