Monthly Archives: April 2012

Weekend Visitors – Part 2

My sister came over on the 20th for a visit and brought along an unexpected guest. As she was leaving her house she saw a little ball of fluff on the lawn and decided to investigate. This is what she … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning at the Beach

Spent some hours this morning walking the dogs on the beach, where they met plenty of new friends and had some great fun playing with each other. Dakota even ventured into the water to play a bit, this puddle was … Continue reading

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April Knitting Meet-up

This afternoon we had our April Knitting Meet-up. It was a small group today, which was ok, it actually gives us an opportunity to talk to everyone. As promised I took along the Hedgehog Family for everyone to admire, they … Continue reading

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Ovelha Negra – Christmas in April

This morning Fernanda and I popped into Ovelha Negra to hang out with Joana for a while before going to the April Knitting Meet-up. It ended up being Christmas in April. I’d recently gone shopping and found some things that … Continue reading

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Weekend Visitors – Part 1

We had some visitors this past weekend at my parents’ farm. I went out collecting some stinging nettles (more on that in another post) and was cutting some from the road side and when I turned I saw some movement … Continue reading

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“FAILED” Dyeing Experiment

This weekend I tried experimenting dyeing yarn with some flowers. My mum has these lovely flowers in the garden, and I decided to try dyeing with them. It failed big time, or so I thought. My mum had been collecting … Continue reading

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TEST KNIT – Toys – Hedgehog

So for those of you who still haven’t figured out what the piece of knitting was going to turn into from yesterday’s post, your wait it over, here is the finished item (I guess the heading of the post already … Continue reading

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On Monday I signed up for a new Test Knit. I’d just finished the Like Honey Cowl and the other projects I’m working on are moving along nicely. I was checking out the Free Pattern Testers forum on Ravelry and … Continue reading

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TGCK Extra – Like Honey Cowl

So here is my finished Like Honey Cowl, the extra cowl we got for completing the Blueberry Scowl and submitted on time. I thought the cast on number was too small, it would be a very tight cowl, and as … Continue reading

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Organizing & Storage

Recently I saw some really helpful posts on Ravelry on how other people store their yarn stash. I finally decided to do something about mine, as it’s all over the place and I can never find what I’m looking for. … Continue reading

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