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Outlander fans. Not crochet, but knit capelets.

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My all-time favorite book series is the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon. Outlander is now a great new mini-series on Starz. In the 4th episode Claire wears 2 different lovely knitted capelets. 1 was just a little bit bigger than a cowl and the other was somewhat longer. But they both looked like they were knit by hand with a rough wool yarn. BTW, the author made a cameo appearance in this episode and even had a line or 2 of dialogue. Love it!

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 I love that show!   I saw an interview where the actress who plays Claire said they employ knitters in Scotland where they film the show.

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I love, love, love the Outlander books! And so far, I am loving watching the show. It's great to see the characters come to life. Nice to meet another fan.

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The costume designer, Terry Dresbach, has her own blog with forums for discussion.   It would be wonderful to see some crochet in the next 8 episodes.

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 I love that show!   I saw an interview where the actress who plays Claire said they employ knitters in Scotland where they film the show.

Thanks so much for posting this. I noticed that the yarn looked less polished than most yarns used today. It is great that they decided to use handmade items.

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The costume designer, Terry Dresbach, has her own blog with forums for discussion.   It would be wonderful to see some crochet in the next 8 episodes.

Thanks again Kelvweb! I'm gonna check that out right now.

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