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Not exactly Nina's design

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What better project for a cross-country road trip than to design and knit a maple leaf dress? I drew my first maple leaf before we left home and bought some Cascade 220 in two shades of grey, black and red. I decided to let the rest emerge. Like every design it takes time and it’s still emerging. But my maple leaf dress is another story. For now it’s enough to say that I put my dress back in the bag when we got to Carstairs, Alberta. At Custom Woolen Mills Fen gave me samples of their soft-spun 6 strand. I...

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