Monthly Archives: November 2011


It turns out that it is silly to take a Siamese Cat on an 11 hour car journey… He yowled from Wellington to Taihape… He continued to yowl from Taihape to Turangi and even though I had hoped that the two HUGE bags … Continue reading

Posted in Crochet Blankets, Raymond Appreciation, Travelling NZ!, Whngarei | 75 Comments


Thanks to a mammoth effort on KB’s part this morning, I estimate that we are 97% packed and ready to leave on Monday morning! We have had an enormous week of ‘lasts’ and saying goodbye and now have the weekend … Continue reading

Posted in Circus Baby Blanket, Fibre P0rn!, Monthly mosaics, Raymond Appreciation | 49 Comments

Felted Notions….

Thank you so much for your lovely comments about my felted notions bag!  I loved reading about your felting experiences and had a good giggle at some of them, especially the one huge slipper and one tiny one!  It seems that … Continue reading

Posted in Machine Felting | 39 Comments

Machine Washable…

My home is chaos right now, complete and utter chaos so I have closed the door to the lounge and am now back in bed in my very bare bedroom taking a bit of time out from the last of the … Continue reading

Posted in Kaleidescope Blanket, Machine Felting | 37 Comments

Colour Junkie

I love colour, that’s no secret,  I love being immersed in the bright and vibrant energies that colours create, the way each colour has a different vibration that stimulates a different response from me.  My home is normally a colourfest, but as … Continue reading

Posted in Cables, Colour Therapy!, Dyeing Wool, Mum's Sheep, Spinning | 33 Comments

The Deconstruction of a Life

I am Packing.  But before I get into talking about packing, I’m going to admit something a bit crazy to you.  I’ve always had (well, since Crochet with Raymond began) a strange ambition to see Raymond appear on someone else’s blog. (A photo taken by … Continue reading

Posted in Other Ramdom Stuff | 84 Comments

One Quick Ripple

Christmas is on its way I hear… I’ve been so focussed on finishing my degree, job hunting and moving I hadn’t even spared it a thought until the other day!  Being that I am in the process of moving, I’ve been … Continue reading

Posted in Crochet Cushions, Crochet Goodness | 36 Comments


Even though it is halfway through the November, I never got around to making an October mosaic until about 30 minutes ago!  It’s not the most exciting mosaic in terms of colourful fun, but does show what I was up to … Continue reading

Posted in Dyeing Wool, Knitted Monsters, Knitting Baby Clothes!, Knitting!, Monthly mosaics, SOCKS!!!, Spinning | 47 Comments


Debumpify: verb.  To give birth. No, not me!  Some of you may remember the circus baby blanket I made a few months ago for my sister’s bump.  For the entire pregnancy we didn’t know if the bump was a boy or … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Hats, Circus Baby Blanket, Knitting Baby Clothes!, Knitting!, Slow Yarn Movement | 102 Comments