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Banana Republic new stock in! Textured tee, leather skirt and knitted top

Hi girlies
I love Banana Republic, their style is soophisticated and the quality of fabrics is outstanding. The clothes can be priced slightly higger than Zara but some are reasonable and it is good to get some investment pieces from them. 42 more words

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Knitting: Not Just for Your Grandma

Despite my height, I am not a natural athlete. Despite my degree in Economics, I struggle with maintaining a family budget. And despite my sweet grandmother, Mema, being a fabulous knitter, this is not a hereditary trait.  248 more words


I've reached the point where I must adopt a brutal faith

I wonder if these thoughts are annoying or if it matters if they are.  Definitely stupid, but a virgin-stupid, prescient and growing.  These days I’m interested in knits—book bindings, spiderwebs, chains—things that grow and compact by the laws of their intrinsic structure.  220 more words


Day 96

I finished spinning the main section of pink today. There is a section of mostly undyed fibre before I begin the green and I hope to get that section done tomorrow. 178 more words

WIP Wednesday - July 30

The quilt has a few more patches. I’ve also basted a boat load more patches in the new fabric. I hope to stitch these on this week. 25 more words


Negative Ease

As I’ve said in previous posts, the first sock I knit turned out to be way too big. I had gauge problems for one, and I thought that that was the only thing that was wrong with it. 237 more words