Category Archives: Knitting!


In my last post I told you I would show you a WIP I had been working on for about 10 weeks.  Don’t be fooled by the amount of time I spent making it, thinking it is going to be … Continue reading

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I learned to spin in June last year, and on July 2nd 2011 I wrote this post about spinning the above spiral of loveliness into yarn.  You might remember that post if you have been visiting Raymond and me for a long time … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting!, Slow Yarn Movement, Spinning | 75 Comments

End of the Month Catch Up

Where on earth did January go?  As this is my end of the month post, which means my Monthly Mosaic post, I realised there are still a lot of photos sitting in my January file which haven’t been posted yet, … Continue reading

Posted in Beaches, Knitting!, Monthly mosaics, Sunsets, Whangarei | 41 Comments

Faffing around with Fair Isle….

I’ve never been inclined to learn Fair Isle before, but this week I’ve been knitting a little gift for a gorgeous wee girl who I love very much who is part of a family of performers.  They are quite the … Continue reading

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The Woodland Pixie Dress

You have seen this knitting in a couple of posts now… And today I can finally show you the FO!  It has taken me an entire week to wash, block and photograph this dress, life is busy, busy, busy right … Continue reading

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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

Goodbye July!

Helloooo!!! And Happy Sunday to you!  It’s lovely and sunny here, a cold wintery sun, but sun all the same.  There’s nothing like sunlight to make a person feel good about life!  Thank you for all of your lovely get … Continue reading

Posted in Granny Squares, Gypsy Caravan Blanket, Knitting!, Spinning, Tour de Fleece 2011! | 30 Comments


Hello Hello! I hope you are all well this weekend!  I’ve reached my day off in one piece so thought I’d pop in and update my crafty progress!  This weeks Tour de Fleece spinning has been the above skeins, I … Continue reading

Posted in Crochet Goodness, Gypsy Caravan Blanket, Knitting!, SOCKS!!!, Spinning, Tour de Fleece 2011! | 61 Comments

Tour de Fleece

Hellooooo!!! I hope you’re all having a lovely start to the week!  I am… in between writing assignments and work I’ve been crafting like crazy and having the best time ever.  Over on Ravelry the annual Tour de Fleece is running, and … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting!, Spinning, Tour de Fleece 2011! | 26 Comments