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Owl mania

Ever since earning my Sewing Machine Driving License, I have not gone near any machine. I looked at fabric stashes on Pinterest, does that count? Anyway, when reMADE DXB announced a Saturday session of their Too Whit Too Whoo workshop, I signed up right away. 361 more words


Designing Amiras

At some point in a knitter’s life, designing a garment or accessory becomes inevitable. Sometimes it’s because you modify an existing pattern to fit you or to suit your knitting preferences that you might as well write an entirely new pattern, with no disrespect to the original designer of course. 278 more words


A bit of everything

Lovely knitter June from Austin, TX visited Dubai recently and I met up with her and her lovely daughter and kitties Oliver and Wilson (pictured below). 266 more words


Fun Friday

It was another relaxing Ramadan meet-up with the Amiras, although it was a lot smaller in numbers than usual. There was yarn, obviously, including this perfectly wound up ball of Faith, Hope and Love which Eliza picked up to knit a shawl for her aunt. 257 more words


Mad May 2013

It’s that time of the year again. Mad May is here.

And I’m participating again. Hopefully I will finish this before the deadline, which is the end of May. 29 more words


Eyjafjallajökull Shawl

My Eyjafjallajökull Shawl is finished.

But first, an insight on the design:
“In March 2010, and then again in April the Eyjafjallajökull volcano erupted on Iceland. 186 more words