Monthly Archives: October 2011

Blocked!!!!

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Spring, Summer, Autumn….. Anyone ?

So I took a few days off stayed at the farm. So now I’m just wondering, is it Spring, Summer or Autumn, because I know the plant life is completely confused, as am I. The weather says it’s definitely summer, … Continue reading

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Mystery KAL – Around the World in 80 Days

At the beginning of this year I joined a Mystery Knit-A-Long (KAL) which is based on the book by Jules Verne, Around the World in 80 Days. The clues followed the book, so we went from London to India to … Continue reading

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FO – Leaf on the Wind Socks

This is another test knit that is finished, that’s to say I finished the first sock, now to finish the second one so I can start wearing them. This is a lovely pattern, and really not that hard if you … Continue reading

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Portuguese Tiles

Pretty much everywhere you go in Portugal you will find at least one building completely or partially covered in tiles, I love taking photos of all the different kinds of tiles, and it’s amazing the diversity you can find. Just … Continue reading

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FO – Seaweed aka Apple Tree Cowl

I finished my Seaweed, which was/is a test knit for Fernanda. I think it turned out great. I still need to block it, and I was going to do that last weekend, but I didn’t get around to it, also … Continue reading

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Voorburg, Nederland

I was thinking back on what I was doing around this time last year, and I happened to be in Holland visiting some friends. Actually I went there especially to surprise a good friend of mine who lives all the … Continue reading

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Owls

So a while back my mum and I made a whole bunch of sardines from fabric and added a whole lot of lavender so you could add it to a sock drawer, or hang it with your clothes, or for … Continue reading

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Workshop – Patchwork Gift for Men

Yesterday I had the pleasure to attend a workshop given by my friend Fernanda at Ovelha Negra in downtown Porto. The topic of the workshop, making gifts for men using patchwork. Fernanda came up with 3 items to make, the … Continue reading

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