Monthly Archives: May 2013

Water Lillies

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There are plenty of these running around the farm, bugs, beetles and other creepy crawlies that is. Can you spot them…

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TEST KNIT Cabell Shawlette

Here’s my latest finished item, another Test Knit. This time it’s a shawlette, so really just to warm up the neck and shoulders. I used Malabrigo Lace in Tortuga 118, Pearl 36 and Sunset 96 with 4mm needles. I had … Continue reading

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Cowboy & Cowgirl

Need I say more…..   The other two cowgirls were unavailable for photos…..(read: they didn’t sit still long enough for me to take any).

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Quinta da Quintã in Springtime

Definitely a place worth visiting while in Northern Portugal is Quinta da Quintã, the people are warm and inviting and there is plenty to do on the property, walks, swimming, exploring; and in the surrounding towns of Marco de Canaveses … Continue reading

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In the Groove

Yet another Stephen West pattern. I used Abuleita 3-ply that I got from La Maison Bisoux last year when I visited. I supersized my shawl as I still had plenty of yarn left over. The grey cables are as written in … Continue reading

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2013 Knitting Meet Up – May

So today I headed over to Ovelha Negra in the morning to sit and chat with Joana after lunch went down to the monthly Knitting Meet Up. My test knit, I’m using Malabrigo Lace in Tortuga 118 (dark grey), Pearl 36 (light … Continue reading

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More Flowers

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Ribbons and Buttons

Bought these ribbons and buttons recently at a Chinese shop, I’ll have to go back there, because they have a lot more variety and super cheap prices.

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The Kitchen Pond

This is the “man made” pond in our kitchen garden. Can you spot the frogs (they’re in at least two photos)

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