Monthly Archives: February 2014

Despite the weather

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Crochet Sampler Blanket

Browsing through the various crochet patterns on Pinterest I came along a crochet sampler type blanket. Now I just know the basics of crochet, but I really liked the blanket and decided to give it a go. It’s a lot … Continue reading

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TEST KNITTING – Secret Garden Socks

I’ve been busy on a new pair of socks for myself. These are a test knit, and so far I’m loving this new way of making the heel flap, it’s definitely different from the “usual” way of making them, but … Continue reading

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Moss & Mushrooms

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The Wood Pile

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Porto in Bloom

Walking through Porto yesterday there were a lot of flowers in bloom, a touch of spring is in the air.

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Hide & Seek

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Avalanche of Sand & Soil

Due to the heavy rainfall of the last couple of weeks (months) we had a mini avalanche in the garden. A section of sand and soil came down onto our vegetable garden, I don’t think we had anything planted there … Continue reading

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After the Storm

We’ve had really stormy weather lately here in Portugal, loads of heavy rain fall and pretty strong winds, on Saturday we had a bit of a reprieve for a couple of hours so I grabbed the opportunity to get out … Continue reading

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Test Knit – Stockinette Haruni

The first shawl I ever knit, when I got back into knitting was Emily Ross’ Haruni, a freebie on Ravelry. It didn’t turn out to great because I used the wrong yarn. Now years later, Haruni is still a favorite … Continue reading

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