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Sunny mood for the last summer days - Debbie Bliss and Bonnie & Buttermilk

This summer is nearing its end and I am presenting the last summer style for this season. It is a combination of a handknitted designer top developed by Debbie Bliss – one of my favourite knitting designers – and a beautiful skirt inspired by the Indian theme and developed and fairly produced in Berlin by Bonnie & Buttermilk – a young designer duo. 154 more words


Things to See & Make


Source: Lamington Drive

To look and find

The walls at Lamington Drive have been transformed into pages from Beci Orpin’s latest book, Find Me a Castle… 314 more words


Brocki Love and Decisions to Make

It’s been a while since I posted about my brocki (second-hand shop) finds, but that’s no indicator that I’ve let up on my brocki perusing. I probably have become older and *ahem* wiser about my brocki habit, partly because my little flat is fairly full as it is, so the search for furniture has pretty much tailed off, and that was what I used to go in search of. 683 more words


Knitting Baby Stuff: The delicious dressing gown I will never knit again.

I am not sure if you recall my first large scale frogging from several months ago, but I am absolutely delighted (and somewhat surprised at myself) to say it is finally done. 536 more words

Baby Stuff

Summer brights...

Part of my previous delivery from the Wool Warehouse was a Drops Cotton Light yarn in a scrumptious coral-pink-reddy colour. I have finally finished my first project using it and of course it’s a classic little Made By Nanny cardigan. 75 more words


unseasonal knitting and dastardly alcoholics.

So a couple of weeks ago I finally finished the scarf I have been working on for the last 6 months, well, I say working on, actually I mean doing everything I can to avoid having to touch the damn thing, doing two rows and then giving up in disgust and generally procrastinating as much as possible. 832 more words


Ladies and gentlemen, for the first time ever...

This marks something of a milestone. I’ve been knitting for about 38 years now, and never, ever, ever have I done what you’re supposed to do before commencing a project and knitted a swatch. 392 more words