Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy Holidays

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Grey Cowl

Here’s the yarn (Tricot Brancal Manchester) I’ll be using for a cowl for a coleague of mine. My coleague asked me if I could make her a cowl if she bought the yarn and chose a pattern. So I gave … Continue reading

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Baby Tummy Warmer Vest

As I mentioned before I’ve been doing some test knitting lately, well here is one of the baby sweaters I’ve been making. This sweater was designed by Angela inicially for the Petite Purls site, where you can find the free version of … Continue reading

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More Presents

My parents just drove back from Lisboa from visiting my sister over the weekend, and I sent along some gifts for my sister, her boyfriend and her boyfriend’s mother. So now my mum has just given me a bag with … Continue reading

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Last Knitting Get Together of the Year

Yesterday we had the last knitting get together of the year. Because of the time of year it’s always less frequented than the others, but nevertheless, we had a nice little group. There were presents exchanged. The main event this … Continue reading

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Mushrooms

 

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Patchwork – Presents

I took full advantage of my time off work to get a head start on some Christmas gifts I wanted to make. So with a little help from my mum I managed to make some of the gifts. Just a … Continue reading

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Baby Surprise Jacket – Gift

I helped out a friend of mine by knitting a larger version of the Baby Surprise Jacket, using two strands of yarn and 6mm knitting needles. My friend needed a gift for eldest daugher of a close friend of hers, … Continue reading

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Fabric Shopping Part 2

Apart from the fabrics I bought at Bolas de Tons (previous post) I’ve also been to Feira dos Tecidos in Cedofeita, Porto where I found some real bargains. Walking to the last knitting encounter last month I came across Feira … Continue reading

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Fabric Shopping

Recently I had the opportunity to go to Bolas de Tons in Coimbra where I spent some hours talking to the shop owner and browsing around the shop. I really only went to pick up an order (or three, mine and … Continue reading

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