Category Archives: Afternoon walks

Kowhai Pullover

The yarn for this jumper, the yellowy-mustardy-goldenness of it, fell into my hands at the same time as the blossoms on our local Kowhai tree came out. Kowhai is the Maori word for ‘yellow’ and the Kowhai tree is riotously … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunting

Molly and I are still hunting for broken, ceramic treasure on the beaches around Auckland. Although Molly has helpfully decided that she hates sand, which makes things a little fraught sometimes. But we (I) persist as it’s one of my … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Mishmash

High on the success of my Nauticowl (it made it to the top 100 patterns on Ravelry for a couple of days! I was more than thrilled to see my name and design next to names like Kate Davies, Susan … Continue reading

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A Green and Gold Afternoon

A scorching afternoon sent us searching for some shade and water, we wound up having a lovely, cool afternoon at Karamatura Valley. It was exactly what we all needed. Clean water, quiet air, no phones, no internet. The day before … Continue reading

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Greenery and Happiness

Summer is here. It is making knitting harder (sticky, warm wool against your palms is a revolting feeling) but all sorts of other things have come in to focus. One of those things is the beautiful gardens and greenery springing … Continue reading

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Rabbit Wrangling

This project has been frustrating from the get-go and putting in writing that I would have it finished by Christmas put me under a huge amount of self-inflicted stress! You know what’s motivating though? Having a creepy headless rabbit sitting … Continue reading

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Christmas Knitting Accountability

Oh, I had such noble, grand plans. Knit a quirky little robot for brother-in-law, knit a christmas wreath (why?) for the front door, knit a cowl for myself, knit a toy for Molly. It is now the 19th of December … Continue reading

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