Announcing JER Light and a Summer Knitalong!

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Introducing Just Enough Ruffles Light!

Just Enough Ruffles Light is a fingering weight version of the popular Just Enough Ruffles pattern! Designed to use just 100g of fingering weight yarn, this scarf is perfect for those special single skeins when you need a pop of colour or a little warmth. A circular needle is used to accomodate the large number of stitches. Lots of helpful tips included.

I’m also hosting my first-ever Knit-a-Long with Knitter’s Pride! I’m really excited, there are great prizes and tutorials coming up, plus…a coupon code for ALL my neckwear patterns!

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Join the Knitter’s Pride Ravelry Group for more info and discussions. Questions, WIPs, and finished objects encouraged – I would really, really love to see some finished projects from any of my neckwear patterns!

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Check out my interview on the Knitter’s Pride blog and enter to win a set of Nova Platina Needles (oooooooh!).

The coupon code? It’s good for ALL my neckwear patterns, just use the Ravelry shopping cart code neckwearKAL15 to receive 25% off. Coupon code is good through July 31, 2015, so if you’ve been eyeing any of my patterns, now would be the perfect time to stock up!

The Just Enough Ruffles Light pattern is $5 – don’t forget to use that coupon code ;)

Amsterdam, part 2: food and stuff

Many photos! Much prettiness!

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Cafe Katoen

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Kip in het IJ – we usually researched the places we were eating, but this one was a hungry walk-by near the Resistance museum. Bitterballen in the back, yum.

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Flea market at Waterlooplein

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Yakitori from our first night in town.

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Apple pie, bitter lemon, and fresh mint tea, at a cafe in the 9 streets!

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I didn’t see Stephen, but I did buy yarn!

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Amsterdam, part 1

Hello! It’s been awhile! We went to Amsterdam for a holiday last week and it was lovely. Of course the re-entry to real life is a bit jarring, but what’re you gonna do?

Process photos! I sort of felt like I wasn’t taking very many, but it looks like between my big camera and my phone, I was able to capture some decent snaps. We visited 8 museums in 7 days, took a train to the Hague, and ate a lot of food. I did have some trouble with panic attacks :( so I wasn’t always able to do/eat everything I wanted, but I managed to have a great time anyway.

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One of many, many canal views

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Sarphatipark

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Saturday Albert Cuypmarket – holy moly was it ever crowded.

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Saturday at Niewmarkt

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Binnehof in the Hague

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Escher museum at Het Paleis in The Hague

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Vermeer’s Girl With the Pearl Earring, Maurishuis, The Hague

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National Maritime Museum, Amsterdam

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National Maritime Museum, Amsterdam

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Rijksmuseum

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Rijksmuseum Library

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Singel Flower Market – we passed by here multiple times a day since it was right by the hotel and a good landmark!

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Stedelijk museum – the modern art was a nice change from all the other Very Old Stuff we looked at!

Museums visited:
Rijksmuseum
Dutch Resistance Museum (Verzetsmuseum)
National Maritime Museum
Mauritshuis, The Hague
Escher in Het Paleis, The Hague
Van Gogh Museum
Stedelijk Museum
Amsterdam Museum

More to come!