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CITY LIMITS by Tanis Lavallee

I’ve wanted to try the Tanis Fiber Arts Purewash Wool for quite a while...so when I saw the City Limits design by Tanis Lavallee, well, I decided that the time was right!
The fingering craze is starting to wear on me, I have to tell you. I love fine yarns, fine gauge knitting, but it takes forever to finish a garment, doesn’t it??? So this sweater, designed for Worsted weight yarn....but Tanis knit her sweater using two strands of her Purelife Fingering AND added a bonus strand of mohair. 
When contemplating two strands of fingering...oh my, the possibilities! Strand two shades together for an all over marl. Use a fade of 5 skeins and alternate them in a striped marl! Use mohair, or don’t! 

Tanis previews her shop updates...and when I saw the Spicy Fade that was a billed as a representation of her Marled Metropolis  ..... a version of her Metropolis design which she knit, marling her collection of leftovers....I LOVED THIS! It’s so bright ... so far out of my usual colour zone .... that …

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