Tag Archives: stash

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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King-Size Stash Quilt

Recently I took a deep breath and laid out all the blocks for my enormous stash-quilt. It covered most of my living room floor and I felt a bit overwhelmed at the thought of getting any further with it. Once … Continue reading

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Holiday Crafting

Over the last school holidays Molly and I did a lot of crafting together. Here is a picture-post of the things we got done! (She is becoming surprisingly helpful.) Re-covered an old lampshade. This has been waiting to be done … 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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I regret nothing.

New years sale at a local yarn store. Above is 7 balls of 100% cashmere (Cashmere! Soft!) that was going for a measly $5.00 a ball. So I bought all of it. How could I not? Then below are 4 … Continue reading

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In the interest of full-disclosure

I should probably document my yarn purchases here before the end of the year. First off is a lovely skein of BFL that I bought with the idea of making a coffee-coloured shawl out of. I have a pattern in … Continue reading

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