Category Archives: Knitting

The Centre-Pull Ball – Photo Tutorial

I don’t have access to a yarn-winding service, and don’t have a yarn winder either, so I had to learn how to unwind a hank of yarn, and hand-wind it myself. I’m also a fan of pulling my yarn from … Continue reading

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Knitting – Risky All ‘Round

Having a chronic pain in the wrist, the right wrist no less (I’m right-handed), is truly devastating. It affects everything about me. Picking up and carrying my son, crafting, cooking, music-playing…it was painful to do any of those things! The … Continue reading

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Bloom for a little beauty in bloom

When I was told that I was having a boy, I was confused because initially we were told we were having a girl! So I decided I’d try to be on the safe side as much as possible, and make … Continue reading

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Every once in a while, you come across a design that you just HAVE to make right away, and I’m sure you’ll understand once you see this super duper cute “t-shirt”, “Fratello”, designed by tiKKI (I’m on a tiKKi-roll right … Continue reading

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Backing up a bit

Oh dear friends, I do apologise for being away for so long without a word. Turns out moving houses with a bub is really THAT difficult. Eeks…so much to say to bring you up to speed. So we were moving … Continue reading

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Winter Knitting in Summer

OK, so I finished knitting the Manly Boy Jacket ages ago. Why are there no photos? Well, I procrastinated on piecing everything together when I got frustrated with the sizing :p Instead of a size 1 or 2, I reckon … Continue reading

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Blocking, not for Blockheads

Whenever I think of “Blocking”, I think of my all-time favorite comic strip “Peanuts” by Charles Schultz. Lucy, Peppermint Patty and probably Sally always used to say, “You blockhead!!” at the boys (Charlie Brown, Linus etc.). Yes I’m known for … Continue reading

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Sea Foamy Silk Gardens

Let me just put it out there that my mom is extremely talented in thread work. Sewing, Knitting and Crochet came to her naturally. Even more amazingly, she is fantastic at shuttle tatting, which is a relatively rare type of … Continue reading

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“Manly” Boy jacket

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! I trust that whether you had a loud or quiet evening welcoming the new year, that you enjoyed yourselves, and may 2011 be a year of joy Hubby, Bubs and I went to New Zealand for 12 … Continue reading

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