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From my stash to yours

Have you ever wondered what certain New Zealand yarns would be like to knit?

How warm and soft is a possum yarn really?

Compare a beautifully crafted pure New Zealand wool yarn from a boutique mill to one from a commercial mill? 208 more words

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Biophilia

I don’t always smile in delight when I have finished a project.  Biophilia is one that has me positively beaming in delight!

Mary-Anne Mace well deserves the title of The Lace Eater!   439 more words

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Lilli Pilli

I suddenly realised that I have forgotten to show you my finished Lilli Pilli!

Some thoughts on knitting and wearing this shawl:

  1. It is pleasantly large.  
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Daisy

It appears that patterns have a life of their own in my head.  I start with a general idea of what I want to do, get a semblance of a pattern together, and start knitting.   127 more words

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Things in between

I wanted to say firstly, thank you all so much for liking the Bark sock design!  I always find it nerve-racking to issue a sock pattern – to see it so well received is a massive relief and I am very grateful to all of you for your support! 387 more words

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A weekend ramble

We’re trying to make it a habit to get out of the house for a wander around the area every weekend.  While not a hard thing for me, the young boy can take some persuasion to shut down the tablet and get his head out of the matrix for a while.   311 more words

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Seadragonus

Beware the fearsome Seadragonus Giganticus Maximus!  One of the most fearsome of all the dragons in the book series “How to Train Your Dragon… 668 more words

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