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Moderne Log Cabin

Moderne Log Cabin

I have been (unusually) a monogamous knitter. I started working on this blanket in early December and apart from a brief flirtation with my November sock (while I was on Rottnest Island) I have knitted only this.

This is all garter stitch and it is easy to get into a lovely rhythm and just want to do ‘one more row’.

I have been watching television series

  • Bridgerton – is anyone else watching this? It is beautiful. I read The Duke and I in preparation, but I need to read the other seven novels in the series.
  • Schitt’s Creek – I love this. I am up to series 5.

I have also been listening to podcasts. My current favourite is Cast On by Brenda Dayne. She has a lovely voice. Her podcast is about all sorts of creative endeavours.

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Moderne Log Cabin Blanket

Progress on my log cabin blanket

I wanted to make something that my girls could keep to remember me by if the worse happens. I decided on the Moderne Log Cabin from the Mason Dixon knitting book. I am using shades of blue and cream from Bendigo Woollen Mills – it is the classic 8ply (I wanted something that could be machine washed).

I am using 4mm needles (an addi circular one).

I picked the stitches up on the edge using the Yarn Harlot’s tutorial – I did knit into the back of each stitch once I had picked them all up.

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