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FO: Boxy Cape - a test knit

Boxy Cape is a new pattern by the super talented and amazing Joji Locatelli. I was one of the lucky test knitters who had to keep this under wraps for a little longer than planned while Joji finishes up on other designs. 337 more words


FO: Brighton Beach

Once upon a couple or so years ago, a lovely Danish lady called Dieuwke lived in Dubai for some time. The Amiras were lucky to have met her and saw for ourselves the astonishing talent that she has when it comes to knitting. 546 more words


FO: Rockin' this island!

Intricate, double-sided lace patterns have always intimidated me. Not least because they are usually charted and my brain does not translate those easily into working instructions. 495 more words


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