Category Archives: photography project

Hands On – The Little Bee

The Little Bee is a crochet design company created by Alia Bland. I was referred to her by a friend when I mentioned that I wanted more designers to photograph for Hands On. Alia has a yurt in Piha, on Auckland’s … Continue reading

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Hands On

A few months ago I mentioned a project that I have spent a year working on. I called it Hands On, and it is a portrait project that focusses on women in New Zealand that make things by hand. Creative … Continue reading

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Project Polygymy

I have too many works-in-progress. They are all at the ‘almost’ point, and that seems to mean I lose motivation, which is strangely counter-intuitive.   On the left is the second sock of the first and only pair of socks … Continue reading

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Buh buh buh buh-

Bunting! Burlap bunting! (I love a good bit of alliteration first thing in the morning.) New colours of burlap bunting flags are now available in my Etsy shop! Each pack contains 10 flags (or 6 flags of mixed colours if … 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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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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Birthdays and Blindness

My Brother-in-Law had a birthday recently, and I always struggle a bit with handmade gifts for men. So I went for the safest choice and made dinner! I was pleased that it worked for once! My cooking skills are minimal … Continue reading

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