the rise and fall of autumn

the rise and fall of autumn

Autumn. Let’s talk about it, shall we? Today just so happens to be the first day of fall in the Northern Hemisphere. This time of year has actually been known by several names over the years including ‘harvest,’ ‘fall of the leaf,’ ‘fall,’ and ‘autumn,’ the last two of which are still predominantly used today. No matter how you refer to it, this time of year is one of my favorite. 

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make nine check-in: knit

make nine check-in: knit

At the end of 2017, I shared my creation inspirations for 2018 - nine patterns that I wanted to make over the course of the year. It was my first ever 'make-nine,' and I incorporated five knitting patterns and four sewing patterns. Since we just started the ninth month of the year (and I completely missed the half-way point over the summer), I thought it'd be fun to check-in to that original make-nine to see what I've made, what I've abandoned, and what has perhaps taken a front seat to other makes. I bring you the 2018 Make Nine Check-in: knitting installment. 

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