Category Archives: photography

Hands On – Yarn Floozy

Who could resist purchasing yarn from such a delightfully branded company? Not me. Yarn Floozy is run by Catrien who dyes yarn in her basement at home. She has a wall lined with cubby holes, some filled with dyed yarn, … Continue reading

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Knitting in the Wild

Where is the oddest place you have taken your crafting?

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Hands On – Eloise White, Illustrator

Eloise has a bright, sunlit studio almost on the beach at Piha. From her front room she creates beautiful illustrations and designs that are influenced by what she sees out of her windows, and the surrounding bush. While I was … 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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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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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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