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Yarn Along -16 April 2014

Lots to share for Yarn Along, though not all is knitting but it’s knitting related.

My stripey socks all done.

Grey ones are done now too. 188 more words


WIP Wednesday: Barley

Balancing my fatigue/all the time mornning sickness and desire to make adorable things for Jellybean is killing me! I have barely started my hexi-ghan. And by barely starting, I mean I have picked out two colors to alternate stripes in red-ish cotton and purple cotton. 67 more words


Yarn Along: Magrathea

It’s a little ironic that I have chosen to dive into the first of the Lord of the Rings trilogy this week.  As I read this epic story of overcoming impossible odds against evil, I am knitting something warm and soft for my mother-in-law.   195 more words

Family And Friends

Katherine Mansfield; author and knitter.

If you have been reading my blog for a while (and I’m very grateful if you have), then you might remember I wrote about hiking in the woods near Fontainebleau… 754 more words

Life In Paris

Voodoo Knitting!

I have a day off. My child is in another country. Surely a prime day to clean the house, go running, and start my tax return? 200 more words

The Russians Used a Pencil

There’s a story that goes:

When NASA first started sending up astronauts, they discovered that ball-point pens would not work in zero gravity. To combat this problem, NASA scientists spent a decade and $12 million developing a pen that writes in zero gravity, upside down, underwater, on almost any surface including glass and at temperatures ranging from below freezing to over 300C.

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Dolly dresses - mustard trellis lace

I’ve made a Neo Blythe dress with this trellis lace pattern before. Actually, it won me a blue ribbon at the county fair in 2012. This however…this is practiced perfection. 349 more words