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Stash busting

As I mentioned on Friday I have been knitting obsessed lately. I think it’s a combination of the cold and the drive to finish up some of the wool I’m hoarding. 450 more words

South Africa

New Look 6519: An easy travel dress

I’m always on the look out for stylish dresses that are easy and comfortable to wear while traveling in hot weather. That’s why the simplicity of this New Look pattern caught my eye. 363 more words

"DIY Ribbon/Trim Tags"

Hi ladies,

Hope you have had a great week.  I am now on my weekend off! This weekend here in Australia it is our June Long Weekend,  for the Queen’s Birthday. 258 more words

WIP Wednesday! (24/05/17)

Ok, well perhaps I published this on the thursday but heck, I have been working nights the last week, and I am thoroughly exhausted, so I fell asleep before I reached pressing the publish button… 375 more words


Alison Ellen

Alison Ellen is one of the most interesting people I have met in hand knitting and her stand at Unravel a couple of years ago was a feast for the imagination. 235 more words

Stash Busting

More Stash Busting Projects

Recently I wrote about the scrap yarn in my stash and the projects I have done to use up the yarn. One night I looked up stash busting patterns on Ravelry and found some beautiful patterns. 171 more words

The Stash

I’ve been wanting to write about “stash” for a while: those boxes, drawers, cupboards and bags full of fabrics and threads, half-finished projects, purchasing failures, patterns, kits, books and equipment that accumulate around embroidery and craft people. 890 more words