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Pretty cashmere yarn

Cashmere, one of the most approachable of the luxury fibres, has been my focus lately. I have been spinning the cashmere fibre that I purchased from  455 more words

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Reverse single crochet

Reverse single crochet is one of my favourite crochet stitches, it makes a solid border that isn’t too fussy, but which adds a nice piece of interest to an item. 727 more words

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Invisible joins (& slipstitch joins)

You’ve finished your round, and it’s time to join! Normally in crochet we join rounds using a slipstitch. The slipstitch is a great join, it’s the one I use the most often, so before I go into the invisible join, I’ll quickly cover slipstitches. 1,021 more words

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Standing stitches

In crochet, we normally start a new row or round by making a series of chain stitches that takes us to the height of the crochet stitch we’ll be working (one for single crochet, two for half-double, three for double, etc). 465 more words

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Woven yarnish bomb

It’s amazing how many fibre related finds I stumble upon in inner Sydney. This one was something new… A weaving bomb? A fabric bomb?

Whatever we’re calling it, it’s a installation of fabric woven though the bars of a fence. 37 more words

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Post stitches

I do love post stitches, they give such wonderful texture to crochet, make for lovely cable patterns, and fabrics with lots of stretch.

Here’s just one of my favourite  691 more words

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Yarn bomb, Spanish style

Mother is in Cadiz, Spain, at the moment. She sent me photos of what she called “covered stuff”… it’s a yarn bomb mother. I love the attention to detail with the hair piece on the statue. 39 more words

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