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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...

As I finished up my pal’s aran Christmas stocking last week, my stocking was winging it’s way to me from the US.

Less than a week after it was posted (hurrah, USPS and Australia Post) it arrived on my desk – it’s so lovely, so soft and squooshy and designed by my pal ( 618 more words

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Be very very qwiet...

Sometimes koalas venture out from their natural habitat into suburban areas.

They should be approached with caution but if you are very very quiet and respectful, they will allow you to hold them. 34 more words


Bits and Pieces

Thought I might flash a couple of small things I made for my swap pal in the Ravelry Aus Swappers Red Swap.
Yarn: I used Lion Cotton in Poppy Red for both – this is basically dishcloth cotton, but I found it softer than Peaches & Cream or Sugar’n’Cream. 161 more words


Miss F's Fabulous Forties

Since the gift has now been gifted, I can tell you all about Miss F’s Fabulous Forties scarf.

I’ve gotten into the habit of knitting gifts for a bunch of friends turning 40 and at the start of October I remembered that Miss F was one of the soon-to-be-4o crowd. 182 more words

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Hello possums!

A couple of months ago, a friend, Lady S, went home to New Zealand and when she returned, she bought me a lovely yarny present (she’s a good egg, Lady S). 417 more words


Lady Eleanor in all her glory

Without further ado, presenting Lady Eleanor!

I love love love my Lady E. She’s been worn to work, worn to the theatre and graces the formal lounge while she’s at rest. 522 more words


The best pair of socks

These might be the best pair of socks yet!

Why, you ask? Not because of the yarn (although it is Socks that Rock lightweight). Not because of the colour (although I am quite taken with it – and no wonder, given it is called Ruby Slippers). 366 more words

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