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a very belated jumper write up.....

Approximately a million years ago I started to make a Carpino by Carol Feller. I’d had my eye on the pattern for ages but was putting off making it because I was trying to have a little break from alpaca ( I realised that most of my jumpers were made of Drops alpaca and it was all looking a bit samey…). 185 more words

Knitting

The Vogue of an Andean President

Politics and fashion are old friends. Think Imelda Marcos’ 3,000 pairs of shoes (I have decided I won’t have too many shoes until I have more than her). 788 more words

Culture

Poof! Here comes Pupurin!

Yup, I manage to skip two months in terms of posts here!
Talk about productivity and consistency, yay me!

Ok, enough sarcasm and on to the actual post XD… 24 more words

Everyday Life

Straight to the Source

Every year for our wedding anniversary we don our backpacks and head somewhere wild. This year was no different except for the first time, we are in another country. 1,979 more words

Peru

TOFT Profile in September Seamwork Magazine

Woo hoo, my first article for Seamwork is included in the September issue, which is released today.

The article is a profile of TOFT, a British knitting company who produce alpaca and wool yarns, and knitting and crochet patterns. 136 more words

Knitting

That Instant Hit of Satisfaction

So I may or may not have used crochet this weekend as a procrastination tool when I was supposed to be completing assignments.  I was supposed to get one Maths assignment completed and a biology report draft written, and only ended up completing the maths assignment.  196 more words

Crochet

Fly Tape Adventure

Well I had an interesting day at work on Saturday. I was at one of our barns to feed the alpacas when I noticed one of them didn’t come to eat but stayed out in the pasture. 104 more words