Monthly Archives: October 2011

Happy Halloween

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FO – Royalty

I bought some lovely Manos Del Uruguay Wool Classica from Ovelha Negra last time I was there to do a Workshop and I was going to wait to use it until I’d finished some other projects. Unfortunately the yarn called … Continue reading

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Bits and Bobs

So Saturday morning before going to the knitting get together I took the opportunity to go to downtown Porto (we call it the Baixa here in Portugal), and got to a haberdashery (Retrosaria) that I’d passed by once before, but … Continue reading

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My first Handspun

Rosario was so kind as to show me how to use the drop spindle she’d gifted me on the Spin in Public Day back in September, and this is the result of about an hour or so total of spinning. … Continue reading

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Gifts – Autumn Richness

At the Knitting Get Together on Saturday I handed over the shawl I knit for Filomena. It was my third daybreak. I called this one Autumn Richness because of the colours of the variegated yarn I used which was handpainted … Continue reading

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October Get Together

WOW, is the only thing to describe the “knitting” get together this month. We had some people coming all the way from Lisboa and Evora (Dona Maria, Batixa & Marta), thank you ladies for coming and making this an extra … Continue reading

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New Baby Blanket – Gift

just some photos of the latest baby blanket my mum made for a baby girl born earlier this year. The last photo shows the bag the blanket goes in and a little sardine and heart toys.

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Workshop – Patchwork Gifts for Women

Yesterday I went to another workshop given by Fernanda. This time it was Gifts for women. First we made a brooch, this wasn’t technically patchwork, but it came out really nice and they’re super easy to make, I’m working on … Continue reading

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New Friends, New Adventures

Yesterday I got Rusty and Dakota in the car and drove over to Holly‘s so her Lucky could have a doggy playdate with mine. New friends were made and Dakota and Rusty were taken on an adventure through the Dunes … Continue reading

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The Four Woofateers

From Left to Right: Rusty, Dakota, Zara, Jojo

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