Monthly Archives: January 2012

January Knitting Meet-up

This past saturday was the first meet-up of the group and it was fun as usual. Lots of knitting, talking, oohing and aahing over projects going on. We had a lot of new people showing up, so welcome everyone, and … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning

What do you do with two highly energetic dogs on a Sunny Sunday morning, when you need to get some housework done (moving furniture and such)…………. You take them to the beach of course for about an hour and let … Continue reading

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Made to Order – A Slip Stitch Cowl

My gran asked me to make her a cowl because her house is cold in the winter, no central heating, so I choose some yarn from my stash, and looked at several patterns. I didn’t find anything suitable, and decided … Continue reading

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In Progress – Grey Dahlia in Drops Alpaca

Last year Garnstudio decided to have a sale on all their yarns that contained Alpaca, well, I took full advantage of this, and ordered some Drops Alpaca and Drops Andes, in hindsight, I should have ordered a lot more. However … Continue reading

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Hot Chocolate

What tastes better on a cold and rainy day than sitting by a nice warm fire drinking some Hot Chocolate. I received this lovely gift from a friend, thank you.

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Made to Order – Squares & Stripes a Cowl

A while back I posted a picture of some grey yarn that I was going to be turning into a cowl. Well this is another one of those knitting items I managed to finish over the holidays, it was a … Continue reading

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Baby Girl

Every weekend my parents go to the local “farmer’s market” in Amarante and we now know the people we buy from, so we’ve formed a bit of a bond with them. I found out at Christmas time that one of … Continue reading

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Made to Order – A Sweater for a 1 year old

I received an order to make a warm soft sweater for a little girl turning 1 this month. I didn’t have much time, so I choose my yarn from my stash, made a swatch and started knitting. It took me … Continue reading

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Black Bear

So while I was on vacation (for most of December) I managed to get a bit of knitting done. One of the items I completed was this cute little black bear. The original pattern is from Ysolda and is called … Continue reading

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Barcelos Part Three – more pottery

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