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You arrive at your aunt's house on a pleasant, breezy day in August, bags packed with a couple weeks' worth of clothes and books. She has invited you to housesit while she's on vacation, since she knows you've always loved her cats. As you walk up to the front door, you realize what that nagging has been in the back of your head throughout the five hour journey - you forgot your knitting! And you'd been so looking forward to spending these weeks in a cooler region, so much nicer knitting here than where you've been for the first month of summer! You curse your forgetfulness and cross your fingers, hoping there's a good local yarn shop nearby, as you knock on the door.

After saying hello and going through the housesitting checklist, you casually ask about the LYS situation. She says she thinks there is a small shop downtown, not far from here (huge sigh of relief!), but you've reminded her of something. When she was tidying up the attic a few weeks ago, she came across a trunk that had belonged to her aunt, your great aunt, and had ended up with her several years back - she'd always meant to sort through it but it had gotten hidden behind some boxes and forgotten over the years. She'd popped it open, and seen a bunch of yarn and some hand-knit items. Since you'd be here housesitting in a couple weeks, she'd decided to leave it there for you to have first dibs on anything that interested you, since you're the only big knitter in the family.

"So you might want to take a look at that trunk first, before hitting the yarn store, just in case there's any useable yarn in there."

You think, cool, I might save a few bucks. You never met that great aunt; you might remember her name coming up in some of your dad's stories, but you're not sure.

So once you've gotten settled in, played with the cats a bit, and your aunt has left on her trip, you pull down the attic ladder and head up. A big, old steamer trunk sits near the window, filled with wooly mystery. You hope for something awesome as you unfasten the metal clasp...
















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Adventure Knit-a-long
summer 2014

second annual Adventure KAL - join now, you can totally catch up with the knit-a-long!

See the first Adventure Knitting's page for details about the folding book format, with a video showing/talking more about Adventure Knitting, much of which will apply to this year's as well.

Once you join the KAL at any point, you'll automatically receive emails (and ravelry messages) with download links to every new pdf that's released, including the complete ebook at the end.


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self-published as knit-a-long beginning in July 2014

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All parts of the KAL have been released, so you'll now get all the pdfs to follow along from beginning to end; then you'll receive the complete ebook (all info together in one pdf file) soon!




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