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Manuka Mittens

Manuka Mittens were a natural follow-up to the Maranui Mittens. These are different though! They are more subtle, a little more grown up and refined. Manuka trees are prickly things that have incredible pink or white flowers during certain times … Continue reading

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Hare’s Tail Bonnet

Along the walkways and dunes of most New Zealand beaches you will find delicate, fluffy-headed grasses growing at the edge of the path, often in the sand itself. This bonnet is named after those deceptively strong seaside-plants, the Hare’s Tail … 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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Inside-Out Cardigan

This was my Easter knitting, and thanks to some helpful test-knitters on Ravelry the pattern is now ready to go! My little Inside-Out cardigan is made in one piece, and is designed to be entirely reversible. The ‘back’ of the … Continue reading

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A Tea-Book as an E-book

Over the Easter break I had time to finish and photograph 3 new patterns. They are all included in one e-book called The Coffee and Tea-book, three easy and modern patterns for keeping your caffeine warm at home or on … 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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New Pattern – Hot and Cold Cowl

The Hot and Cold Cowl was born from a determination to use every last inch of two single skeins in GGH soft kid mohair that were languishing in my stash. Even the largest size needs only 150 yards, very economical … Continue reading

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