soft study

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I have a fondness for the inconsistent greys of birch tools, the shattered flecks of ocean colored glass set in porcelain, the overcast blur of winter light,

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the concern of emotion that can be stitched in wool,

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the soft glow of linen, the comfort of bare feet, the roundness of tummies,

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the milkshake of that pink,

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the curiosity of pose, the tiny cotton flower crocheted with thread on that cold morning, just because,

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the cohesion of handmade,

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and if we can leave pants out of it, let’s leave pants out of it.

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let me show you

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It started out in prairie, pretty, but not quite the right color.

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Let’s try gentian violet, oh I like this better and it matches the little bag I sewed.

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Still missing something, let’s add the funny little brooch Lex made me from one of my favorite childhood stickers,

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yeah, that’s exactly what it needed. β™‘ You should come closer,

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no closer, now you can really see the beautiful stitches. (Buy the way this Merino/llama/silk/linen blend is rustic and lovely and a complete crochet dream.)

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If you come even closer, I’ll show youΒ  my funny little brooch, it smelled of soap once upon a time when my collection was new, a time when scratch n’ sniff stickers were the reward for a job well done and I was totally obsessed. (This one in particular is a mello smello :)IMG_20180407_182805

Finished, but now you’re a little too close, if you would, please back up a bit.

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Perfect.

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Pattern: Driftless Scarf by Amanda ochocki (me πŸ’•)

Yarn: Meadow by The Fibre Co. colorways Prairie & Gentian Violet