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Red Hetty Cardigan

I’m super happy to have a basic red cardigan in my wardrobe. This Hetty cardigan (by Andi Satterlund) was a fast knit (since I’ve otherwise recently knit socks, socks, and more socks) and immensely satisfying both to knit and finish! I used Cloud by Cascade Yarns which was interesting to work with since it is a chained yarn – it knits up quite squishy and gives great definition on the lace pattern. (Details on Ravelry for those interested). With this cardigan I get to re-create my favorite outfit from high school and college. The blouse is a vintage men’s shirt that I bought at a thrift store in high school, altered, un-altered, and re-altered as my shape and taste in clothing tightness has changed over the years. The necklace is just plastic and also purchased at a thrift store in high school, although it remains one of my favorites to this day. I …

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Andi of Untangling Knots on Sewing and Style

Today in my series of interviews with sewing bloggers on their connection between sewing & style, I’m delighted to feature Andi of Untangling Knots. I’ve been a fan of Andi’s ever since I bought a crochet jacket pattern from her (which I did before I learned to crochet because it was just that awesome). Although I am ashamed to admit that I have yet to knit any of the several patterns of hers that I have purchased, I will readily admit that I ooh and aah over every new knit pattern she releases (yep, I’m another fangirl). Turns out, not only can she knit and crochet, she sews too! I’m delighted to share her thoughts on the connection between her ability to sew and knit and her personal style. Hello there! My name is Andi, short for Andrea. I am currently in my 20s, living in Seattle, and working as …