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February, 2017

  • 4 February

    Do You Have Wanderlust?

    I do! I do! A while back I was sent some of the purples range of Scheepjes new Wanderlust yarns to play with and they are super pretty. I immediately knew which ones I liked best (the two on the right oops, left!) and started hatching a plan for what to make. Left …

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December, 2016

  • 14 December

    Starting Over: Our New Beginning in France

    When we realized that we weren’t going to the states and that my husband would be free to work from home wherever he wanted, there was only one place on our minds – FRANCE!  After spending so many holidays there over the past number of years, we had both totally fallen …

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  • 1 December

    A Summary of Things

    All it I takes is a quick look at my blog timeline to see that other than the odd knitting project, I’ve not really been writing a whole lot. Why? Well, mostly because I’ve been too damn tired. I had very limited mental and physical energy to put towards anything …

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November, 2016

  • 29 November

    La Benaize Hat Reveal

    My new fair isle hat design is complete and as promised, here is a better look at it! I even came up with a name for it already, which is surprising as I often hum and haw for ages over the name. I’ve decided to name it after La Benaize, …

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  • 7 November

    Design WIP: La Benaize Hat

    The cold weather must be working its magic on me, because I appear to be on a bit of a hat kick! I have been working on another hat design, this time using leftover yarn from my BlueSand Cardigan that I made a while back using Scheepjes Stone Washed. Hello, recycled yarn …

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October, 2016

  • 20 October

    Black Brook Beanie Pattern

    Wow, so it’s been a while! It has been almost seven months since I last posted about this hat and so much has changed in that time! So much to write about that I’m not even sure where to start, which is why I haven’t yet.  Anyway, I had originally …

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July, 2016

  • 6 July

    Last Dance on the Beach CAL: Week 12

    Welcome! Well, the final square is mine and I can’t believe we are here already, wow… just a few weeks to go and many of you will have a completed blanket! Although, some of us will wonder what we will do with all our free time on Wednesdays… I hope you like the square …

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April, 2016

  • 22 April

    Stone Washed BlueSand Cardigan Complete!

    FINALLY! My BlueSand Cardigan finished! Well, it’s been finished for a while but I’ve been so busy wearing it and loving it that I haven’t gotten around to writing about it! Please ignore the state of me in the photo. I’m dreadfully anemic at the moment and had just had a …

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March, 2016

  • 26 March

    Black Brook Beanie Reveal

    Remember the hat design I said I was working on, well I did actually finish it! Ta daaa, the Black Brook Beanie! It seems a bit late in the season to be revealing a hat, unless you’re in Canada or something! Whatever, it’s not too early to start preparing for next …

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  • 13 March

    Stripey Sock Love

    I’ve been on a bit of a sock kick lately, and have been putting my stash of Scheepjes Invicta Extra and Invicta Colour to good use.  My favourite so far are these striped socks!  If you can knit socks this is super easy.  Not a pattern as such, as we …

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