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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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Hands On – Happy-go-Knitty

When I turned up for the Hands On shoot with Helene of Happy-go-Knitty it was pouring with rain and I hadn’t brought any lights with me. However, Helene was very willing to stand outside (under cover!) with armfuls of yarn so … 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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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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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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Daybreak

This is the shawl that got me to try knitting shawls. I didn’t really understand the hype until I found this pattern. It’s Daybreak by Stephen West. I thought I was being so original with my colour choices, the heather-purples and … 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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