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A moan about non-crafty staff in craft stores

This past week I was fortunate to visit Sydney for a couple of days. My schedule was busy but I had enough spare time for a quick visit to a well known knitting and tapestry store in the CBD. This … Continue reading

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Two projects finished already!

I am proud to say that yesterday I finished two projects.  I am embarrassed to say how easy they both were to finish. I had a pair of Dragonfly Socks which just needed one of the toes to be kitchener stitched. … Continue reading

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Stashampions

I have been looking on Ravelry for a stash knitting group to join.  There are plenty but none of them seemed quite right for me.  Some seemed more interested In seeing who could knit the most yards/kilometres/miles while others want to … Continue reading

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Cladonia Shawl – Attempt 1

I used to search Ravelry with a focus on free patterns. I would ignore patterns because I didn’t want to pay for them. Then one day I couldn’t find the right pattern so I included patterns that I could purchase … Continue reading

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My Hurricane Hat

One of my groups on Ravelry decided to have a Knit-ALong (KAL) to keep away the hurricane season. A few of us chose to knit the Hurricane Hat. I liked the pattern so I went stash diving and used some … Continue reading

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The green room is not green

Yesterday I had an adventure at the Brisbane Southbank. I caught the train in and stopped for a quick Yum Cha lunch at The Bamboo Basket. Polite staff, excellent menu and the food was cooked to order. I then walked … Continue reading

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The Dragonfly

I apologise for not posting lately but I’ve had two job interviews. One was a non-event and turned out to be an agency wanting to use me as a temp. I’ll do temp work but would prefer something long term. … Continue reading

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The Opal Rainforest

I have knitted a few squares recently and this one I found interesting. I am told the colour name raupe = caterpillar. I like how uneven the colouring is. I have alot of plain squares and neat looking colourful squares. … Continue reading

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The Ends

My blanket has alot of ends that need sewing in. Quite alot. I was on Ravelry the other day and I saw a great idea for the ends. This woman was storing them in a jar! For now mine are … Continue reading

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Number 111

With all my blogging about my blanket I’ve realised I will run out of interesting titles for each post. I have a solution! Name the post after the square. This square is my 111th. I did my usual compare various … Continue reading

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