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Labor Day linen love

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I am in love with this top!  My Saco Stripes tank turned out just lovely and just in time for my Labor Day deadline.  I got to wear it all day at the beach while visiting with family and friends.  It was so cool and breezy with the A-line construction, and I got so many compliments (and more than one hint that the person complimenting me would like one, too!).

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The Louet Euroflax linen yarn is so drapey and light now that it’s been washed and blocked. And can we just stop for a second to give a shout out to blocking?  Look at those before and after blocking photos above.  Isn’t it amazing what a spin in the washing machine and some pinning in place to dry can do?

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And here are some final object photos, taken after an entire day of wearing the top at the beach plus a 2-hour drive home, and there’s hardly even a wrinkle in it! Shout out to linen yarn and this wonderful pattern.  I am sort of glad we are expecting a little heat wave next week so I can get some more wear out of this one before fall kicks in!  Thanks to Pam Allen and Quince & Co. for the lovely Saco Stripes pattern.  I may just have to whip up myself another tank in preparation for next summer!

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9 thoughts on “Labor Day linen love

    1. I have a LS cardigan waiting for me to get back to it once the weather cools down a bit! Too hot right now to knit with a pile of alpaca in your lap. 😊

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