Category Archives: yarn

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┬áhas a yurt in Piha, on Auckland’s … Continue reading

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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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Knitterly Frustrations

I have been dutifully knitting away on a pattern design and recently I couldn’t ignore its faults any longer. It was time to unravel. I intended this to be a cape-style wrap that was knitted from the top down. I … Continue reading

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The Week in Pictures

Molly and I have spent the week pottering about (both in scorching sun and absolutely torrential rain – spring is here). I have been sewing, knitting, and putting my feet up. Molly has been creating and telling stories, and colouring … Continue reading

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Wellington

A little while ago we all went to Wellington and I think I forgot to post about all my lovely, crafty purchases! Wellington is a bit of a Crafter’s Paradise I think. There are lots of lovely little sewing, knitting, … 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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New Pattern – Kindy Cardi

A few months ago I spun some rainbow yarn in a long gradient. I knew that it would be used to make something for Molly (as it was a little too bright for my taste) but I wasn’t sure what. … Continue reading

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