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The return of winter

Auckland's having a changeable weather moment. Not really uncommon for this little city, but every half an hour it seems to be changing from glorious sunshine to huge downpours of rain. I don't mind either, but it's much easier to plan for one or the other, instead of both. Winter is on its way and you know it's close when the summer issue of Pom Pom Quarterly arrives but all you're craving is French onion soup, risotto and warm socks. 

After the long lessons of my last project, I've decided to take on something relatively mindless for my next make. This is the Zorzal Shawl by Maliha Designs, and I hope I have just enough yarn to make it. I'm using the two impulse purchase skeins from Happy Go Knitty and Union Fibre so I can get them out of the stash as quickly as possible so stash enhancement is at a minimum. 
Especially after Woolfest yesterday. I got some gorgeous mustard yellow worsted yarn from Outlaw Yarn - intended for another jumper (no cables this…

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