Category Archives: stash

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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Unravelled.

Recently I went through Molly’s clothes and sorted them into piles of Too Small, Too Used, Too Big, etc. Mostly it was not too hard (other than the always bittersweet feeling of getting rid of outgrown things that are not … Continue reading

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A New Quilt from Old Things.

Since I started sewing I have accumulated a fair amount of fabric. Most of the time I buy fabric with a purpose in mind, but there are also the random visits to charity shops that end in purchases of odd … Continue reading

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Easter

It is school holiday time here in NZ which means I have been relaxing and getting in some concentrated knitting time. We spent a lovely 5 nights in the Coromandel at a spot that had some wonderful pottery studios, a … Continue reading

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The Rainbow Connection

Here, in pictures, is the story of my latest yarn from fibre to chain-plied skein! 200 yards of rainbow-goodness that I can’t wait to knit up! 

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Three Year Socks

Not as in socks that were made to mark a three year anniversary, but socks that literally took me three years (plus some) to finish. I believe I wrote in my Ravelry project notes after getting part way through the … Continue reading

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It May Not Look Like Much…

But do you see it? I’ll give you a clue… There is AIR in my stash. I have not bought any yarn for just about 3 months and the result (combined with some furious knitting) is space in the stash! … Continue reading

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