What else would I do with the leftovers?

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As you know I’ve made four Vacillate so far. There was my own, there were Agnieszka’s and Sara’s and then the one I made a few weeks ago. They have all rendered quite a lot of leftovers and me and Agnieszka has been discussing what to do with them. Matching wristwarmers seemed like a good idea.

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I started playing around with the yarn to see if the Vacillate pattern could be transfered into wristwarmers. After a few mistakes it worked, or rather, it worked okay. They are a bit tight and I will add ten stitches if I make another pair.

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The only problem, besides them being too tight, was that we wanted to use four contrasting colors but four pattern repeats would have made the cuffs way too long.

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I solved it by using different colors on the two wristwarmers. We weren’t sure if it would work first but a little voice inside me said to continue. I did and I think they turned out great. It doesn’t matter they are different, it still looks composed and collected, especillay together with the shawl. I think it’s because the main color and the pattern stay the same.

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All in all I’m very happy with them and so is Agnieszka, who kindly modelled them together with her shawl. I think I need a pair of my own as well.

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Pattern: Vacillate by Cindy Garland, transformed into wirstwarmers by me. Yarn: Stunning Superwash from Stunning String Studio, colors Coffee Beans, Ocean Breeze, Fields of Grain, Paprika and Blue Soapstone.