Monthly Archives: May 2016

Rota das Linhas 2016 / Yarn Crawl 2016 Part 2

…… We left Ovelha Negra and turned onto Rua das Oliveiras where I pointed out some artwork by my favourite graffiti artist, Hazul , before continuing onto Praça de Carlos Alberto heading towards our next destination, Lopo Xavier. Lopo Xavier is … Continue reading

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Rota das Linhas 2016 / Yarn Crawl 2016 Part 1

Last year Naná and her friends Paula, Maria and Ana decided to create their own version of a Yarn Crawl in Lisboa, visiting not only yarn shops but other craft related shops as well. It was such a success, they … Continue reading

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Knitorama Podcast – Episode 013

Thank you for watching, and welcome to all new and returning viewers / readers.   FINISHED OBJECTS J’s Golden Sage & Lavender Garden – 5200K by Suvi Simola – knit in Yarn Adventures Sock in 394 Golden Hour, 438 Grandma’s … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Dona Amélia Yarn

I recently completed two projects using the Dona Amélia yarn from Ovelha Negra. Characteristics: 100% wool, bulky weight 50g = 80m / 88yds 4.5mm – 6mm / US7-US9 Needs to be rinsed thoroughly before leaving it to soak as it … Continue reading

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Public Holiday – Outing with Friends

Today in Portugal it’s a (religious) Public Holiday – Corpo de Deus or Body of Christ. A friend from the USA who is visiting with her sister and a friend invited me to join them as they were going to … Continue reading

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The Garden

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Knitorama Podcast – Episode 012

Welcome to Episode 012. GIVEAWAY: We have a winner!!!!! Congratulations Salves3 – Silvia. Please contact me on Ravelry with your address, so I can send you the yarn and the stitch markers. FINISHED OBJECTS: Baa-ble goes Amelia – Baa-ble Hat … Continue reading

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Charlie – Exploring the Garden

Here are some more photos of this gorgeous little kitty:

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Casa da Quintã

I highly recommend a stay at Casa da Quintã. If you’re planning a trip to Northern Portugal and want a nice bed & breakfast place to stay located in a valley between Marco de Canaveses & Amarante, then this is … Continue reading

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OAK16-Jujuy – Complete

Here is my completed shawl, using the left over yarn from my sweater.  In case you didn’t know, a blocking shawl needs a “bodyguard”, never know who might come around trying to take off with it. Slightly different to the … Continue reading

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