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 2020 was a very trying year.  I am going to move past it and just say that I will be focused on knitting more now than I have been.  It is my serenity!  I Signed up for a knitting class online, to knit a Norwegian Sweater, more specifically a Kofte which is a stranded knitting project.  This is the very beginning of my project         This is what it should look like when finished It is a challenge but its also exciting to try something different.  The instructor is very serious about gauge and keeping the Integrity of the historical pattern as it is over 100 years old. She has interpreted the pattern to some of our more modern standards and into English of course.  I ordered the wool directly from the Instructor who owns and runs a sheep farm in Oslo.  The yarn is Rauma and is fingering weight.  Her website is Knitography  She offers other classes and yarn as well. This winter has been brutal, much more snow and cold weather than we have had in recent years so I actually have had mor