A first outing, a giant scarf and DUCKLINGS!

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Today’s photoshoot was my first outing after a couple of days spent in bed! I’m recovering from pyelitis, followed by a nasty inflammation at the arm because of negligence with the cannula they had inserted at the hospital. I’m still weak, but I couldn’t stand staring at the same walls anymore!

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I had finished this scarf before I got sick, but then I obviously couldn’t take pictures anymore. The scarf itself took a couple of months, because I’m incredibly lazy when it comes to knitting at the moment. I wanted to make it for my graduation ceremony initially but didn’t have the time, and then it became my mindless knitting project for the next months.

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The yarn is an alpaca/silk blend and incredibly soft. I can’t wait until the weather gets colder and I can wear it – it’s so huge I’m going to be able to wrap myself up with it completely! For now it’s just too warm. I was exhausted when we returned home! Nevertheless, I’m glad I could go out for a couple of minutes. We saw the cutest ducklings, too!

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PROJECT OVERVIEW

Pattern: Aura by Kim Hargreaves

Yarn: Garnstudio DROPS Brushed Alpaca Silk (worsted, 77% alpaca/23% silk), 11 green, 6 balls.

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