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November, 2015

  • 14 November

    Feel the Rhythm!

    Before I go any further, if the title made you think “… feel the ride!” (because it’s been stuck in your head ever since Cool Runnings), we are kindred spirits. Anyway, months ago some of us Scheepjes bloggers were asked what we would like to see added to their yarn line.  At …

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October, 2015

  • 14 October

    Sophie’s Universe: Part One

    I plan to keep track of my Sophie’s Universe project as I go along, but of course, I only decided this once I was part way through!  So there are a few steps I may miss along the way and my initial photos will just be quick Instagram pics I …

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  • 7 October

    Stone Washed Sophie: Yarn Delivery

    I need another WIP like I need a hole in the head, but there are some projects that are just too hard to resist.  I planned to dial it back and try to get my WIP’s under control, but then I discovered Sophie’s Universe, a CAL that was put on by Dedri, one …

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September, 2015

  • 18 September

    Med Cruise Day 6: Our 15th Anniversary in Istanbul, Turkey!

    On our sixth day of the cruise we found ourselves celebrating our 15th wedding anniversary in Istanbul, Turkey! Istanbul was hands down one of our favorite places that we visited during our cruise.  This was one of the cities that I was able to plan for us to walk off …

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  • 16 September

    Knit Picks Chroma Experience

    I’ve been working on another Dreambird shawl and the person who asked me to make it had a very specific idea in mind in regards to colors. It’s a gift for a friend that loves purple and she wanted the feathers to be done in a purple color changing yarn, but without …

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  • 14 September

    BlueSand Stone Washed Cardigan (WIP)

    Time for an update on my BlueSand Cardigan!  I have been going great guns on this pattern and just as I suspected in my earlier post, the yoke / shoulder shaping was the most difficult part.  Well, so far at least! After separating the sleeves, it was all quite simple …

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  • 11 September

    Mediterranean Cruise Day 5: Kusadasi, Turkey

    The 5th day of our cruise brought us to Kusadasi, Turkey. Apparently, it’s actually said Koosha-dasa (according to our guide) but I seem determined to say it like Kewsa-Dawsee. Whatevs. It was a short day in port, arriving at 7am and leaving at 2pm so we signed ourselves up for …

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  • 9 September

    Mediterranean Cruise Day 4: Athens, Greece

    The fourth day of our cruise was our first proper excursion day and would prove to be one of the best.  Between the group we were with and the amazing guide, that day set the bar really high for the rest of our trip. I had joined us up on …

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  • 8 September

    A Flock of Dreambirds

    Recently I was contacted about making another Dreambird, this time in the colors of the sea.  I realized as I was looking back in my blog that I have only ever posted the first Dreambird that I’d ever made.  After making that one I was contacted by a few people asking if I …

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August, 2015