MINDFUL MAKING #40 – Breezy Summer Tee

Welcome and welcome back to the mindfulmaking YouTube channel. Episode 40 is a celebration of the upcoming release of the Breezy Summer Tee pattern. A simple top knitted top down in the round in a luxurious lace weight yarn, gives you not only a satisfying knitting experience, but also a sophisticated and elegant summer top that weighs absolutely nothing.

Pattern to be released 25 May 2022 and there will be a release discount code offered to subscribers of the mindfulmaking mailing list. If you have not yet subscribed, head over to www.mindfulmaking.com.au and sign up. This also the place to be, if you want to hear more about test knits for the Gum Nut Tee and other future design.

But that’s not all. 2 additional summer tops have jumped off the needles and we follow up on the challenging neckline on my husband’s jumper. If you don’t know what I am talking about check out episode 39 for more details. Grab a cuppa and settle in.

Knitting is my mindfulness practice. That is where I set down to breathe to relax and to focus. Knitting nourishes our built-in desire to create and beyond all the mental and health benefits of knitting we even get beautiful wearable garments.

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Website: www.mindfulmaking.com.au

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Ravelry: mindfulmakingAU

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WHAT I AM WEARING

Breezy Summer Tee designed by Jane Balle (direct pattern links will be available 25 May 2022)

Yarn: Merino Decadence Lace – 2 ply, 55% Merino & 45% Silk – colourway African Daisy @glenhavenknits https://www.etsy.com/shop/glenheavenknits

FINISHED PROJECTS

Baseball Jersey, designed by Bruce Weinstein. Pattern is published in the book called: Knits men want: The ten rules every woman should know before knitting for a man.

Yarn: Supersoft, 50% merino & 50% Shetland wool (575 m / 605 yards pr 100g), from Holst Garn. Colour Cinnamon

My Baseball Jersey project page on Ravelry.

Staple Linen Top, design by Joji Locatelli

Yarn: Cashmere, Silk, Cotton, 50% cotton, 25% cashmere goat, 25%silk, (450m per 100g), from Garnudsalg. Colour Lead. (not available anymore).

My Staple Linen Top project page on Ravelry.

ON THE NEEDLES

New still un-named design by Jane Balle

Yarn: Supersoft, 50% merino & 50% Shetland wool (575 m / 605 yards pr 100g), from Holst Garn. Colour Cinnamon.

Titicaca 100% alpaca (400 m / 437 yards per 50 g), from Holst Garn. Colour: Crown

OTHER WORKS IN PROGRESS
Gum Nut Tee a new coming design by Jane Balle.

Main Yarn: “Speckles” Fingering Weight 80% superwash Bluefaced Leicester, 20% Bamboo (400 m / 436 yards per 100g) from By Carole Down Under. Colour used in sample: Handdyed with turmeric, cinerea leaves and black beans on a natural base.

Contrast colours
CC1: 20 g Supersoft, 50% merino, 50% Shetland wool (287 m/ xx yards per 50g) from Holst Garn.
Colour: Cinnamon

CC2: 20 g Titicaca, 100% Alpaca (400 m / 436 yards per 50g) from Holst Garn.
Colour: Crown

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Jane

 

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