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January, 2016

  • 5 January

    Our Cottage Christmas Getaway

    I know it’s not totally unlike me to not write regularly, but just in case you were wondering why I went so silent after my last post, it’s because I’ve been away for the last three weeks! I’ve been blissfully knitting, designing, reading and generally being a big ol’ lazy …

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December, 2015

  • 24 December

    Preview: Mira River Wrap

    So, here it is! I can finally share some photos of my very first design and I must say I’m pretty in love with it. It’s just a preview at the moment as I still have to write out the pattern.  You can expect early in the new year, or …

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  • 4 December

    Candy Cane Wine Cozy

    Ok folks!  Here it is, my very first ever released design!  I know I said my beaded scarf was my first design, and it is…. but this was a lot quicker to make, so I was able to release it first.  Just in time for the Scheepjes Christmas Blog Hop! …

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November, 2015

  • 28 November

    Scheepjes Christmas Blog Hop 2015

    Remember last year when us Scheepjes Bloggers got together for a Christmas blog hop? Well, we’re back for another!  We will be sharing both knitted and crocheted Christmas designs for yourself or quick gifts for friends and family, all projects that can be whipped up just in time for Christmas! …

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  • 21 November

    Sneak Peak: My First Design

    Yup, you read right. I designed a thing… or am in the process of designing a thing, rather.   I’m carefully tiptoeing into the world of design!  I have decided to start off simple, with a nice scarf in a stitch I discovered recently and really loved.  This kept the …

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  • 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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