Monthly Archives: June 2016

Tiles & Artwork in Porto

Tiles and artwork found in the area surrounding Rua Miguel de Bombarda. Advertisements

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Knitorama Podcast – Episode 016

Hi, and thanks for watching, here are the show-notes for this week’s episode. A very special thank you to Joanna C from Boston, MA for visiting Ovelha Negra and mentioning that you found out about the shop through my podcast. … Continue reading

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WWKIP Day – Coimbra Edition

The day started off bright and early for me and before heading down to Coimbra with a car-load of friends, I popped into Ovelha Negra where there was a weaving workshop going on, so I stood by the counter and bound … Continue reading

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Tour de Fleece Preview

As I mentioned a couple of days ago, I’m joining in on Tour de Fleece (TdF) this year. I’ve joined Team Rookie, as I’m still a newbie spinner. So my goal for the TdF is to spin up the following … Continue reading

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New Fabrics

I showed these off on Episode 014 of the podcast, but realized I never actually took photos or showed them off here, so here goes. Fabric and some pins I bought at Riera Alta on the 30th of May during … Continue reading

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Doggy Fun at the Beach

This is how I spent the morning on the previous Friday, the public holiday, which was the first time in 8 years (since living in Portugal) that it was actually sunny and not raining. So I took the dogs out … Continue reading

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Spinning – Practicing for TdF

I’ve decided to join the Tour de Fleece this year, which happens at the same time that the Tour de France is going on, except you spin fiber. You can set whatever goals you like. I’ve joined team Rookie and … Continue reading

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Santo António

Today is Santo António in Lisboa. Here are two interpretations in ceramic. The big one I gave to my mum and the small one I’ve kept for myself.

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Knitorama Podcast – Episode 015

Welcome to all new and returning viewers. Here are the shownotes for episode 015. FINISHED OBJECTS – Spinning I spun up some Merino batts and Mohair roving and created some “barber pole” type yarn. FINISHED OBJECTS – Knitting Moorland – … Continue reading

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WWKIP Day – Porto Edition

Today is the start of the WWKIP – World Wide Knit in Public, and it will continue until next week Sunday. I’ll be going to two of these events organized by two different LYS’s. Today’s event has been organized by … Continue reading

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