Monthly Archives: May 2012

Test Knit – Waiting Cardi – Update

The project I’m currently working on is the Test Knit I’m doing via Ravelry for a lovely cardigan. I’m further ahead than in the picture, but I’ve not really had time to take photos because I’ve been knitting most of … Continue reading

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Baby Surprise Gift Set – Cloudy Skies

Ok, so you’ve seen the finished BSJ – Cloudy Skies in a previous post, and you’ve seen the first attempt at the Baby Surprise Bonnet and Bootees as well, but you’ve not seen the BSBonnet – Cloudy Skies version. I … Continue reading

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Leonor’s BSJ

My friend and colleague at work liked the BSJ I made so much she wanted to make one for her daughter. She chose her yarn, seeing as it was sport weight it needed to be held double to create a bigger … Continue reading

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Baby Surprise Jacket – Cloudy Skies

I finished this Baby Surprise Jacket (BSJ) back in November 2011, but I never got around to sewing on the buttons. Since the baby this was intended for was born a month ago, it was definitely time to sew on … Continue reading

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Stitch Markers

Every knitter at one time or another will have the use for stitch markers. I have some store bought stitch markers, but ever since I received some lovely handmade stitch markers from my friend Angela last year at Knit Nation, … Continue reading

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May Knitting Meet-Up

Today we had our monthly meet-up. It was a very small crowd today, only 9 people showed, but it was nice nonetheless. This actually gave us a better opportunity to talk to everyone. Finished projects were shown off, works in … Continue reading

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Crochet Flowers – Columbian Rose

Someone posted a request for translation on one of the Ravelry groups I belong to. The first link led to a video of someone making a crochet flower, a Columbian Rose. Now I’m not too good at crochet, but the … Continue reading

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Amarante – Feira dos Doces

In the courtyard of the Church there was a “Feira dos Doces” being held. This was basically showcasing all the traditional desserts, wines, jams and liqueurs the various regions have to offer. I’ll let the pictures do the talking, and … Continue reading

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Amarante – The River

Other than the church I decided to go for a walk across and along the river. A little stone bench on the church side of the river. These little daisies can be found coming out of almost every little crevice … Continue reading

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Amarante – Igreja e Convento de São Gonçalo

I decided to take my camera with me to the center of Amarante this weekend, while my parents were at the local farmer’s market, I headed over to the church and the river. The white building in the back is … Continue reading

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