Monthly Archives: April 2012


Aren’t Autumn trees just the most beautiful thing ever?  In New Zealand, most of our native bush is evergreen, and we had a lot of Pine trees where I grew up, so the sight of an Autumn tree is still … Continue reading

Posted in Monthly mosaics, SOCKS!!! | 65 Comments


The lovely Evelyn at Project: Stash  started a Knit-a-Long last week, which I couldn’t reisit joining.  The pattern is the Wholehearted Shawl which I liked very much, and as all of the proceeds from pattern sales are being given to the designer’s … Continue reading

Posted in Raymond Appreciation, Wholehearted Shawl KAL | 42 Comments

The Bogey Monster

Last July I went to a Spin In with my Mum.  I remember buying a L.O.T of fibre… remember this mosaic? Yes, well that was about half of what I bought in total, it was a most excellent haul.  If you … Continue reading

Posted in Knitted Monsters, Slow Yarn Movement | 38 Comments


Last weekend’s spinning goal was this gorgeous swirl of pastel happiness… It took about a week….. I’m not sure why it took so long, I think I’m coming out of that crazy spinning jag I’ve been on for about a … Continue reading

Posted in Spinning | 46 Comments

The Tale of a Squillion Guavas

Next to our deck, there is a guava tree growing.  It is not a big guava tree, but all Summer I watched with anticipation as these tiny little hard green balls got bigger and finally, after months, started to turn … Continue reading

Posted in Fooooooooood!, Knitted Monsters, Spinning | 60 Comments

Better late than never?

Thanks to a looooooooooooooooooooong lovely weekend, I’ve managed to get some projects finished.  And photographed too.  Isn’t four lovely days of nothing-to-do just the best?  Yesterday it was sunny for the first time in over a week, so I managed to … Continue reading

Posted in SOCKS!!!, Spinning | 56 Comments


Life is changing in extraordinary ways in my little world.  I wanted to pop in and do a blog post but to be quite honest with you, I have absolutely nothing to blog about.  No knitting, no March socks, no … Continue reading

Posted in Raymond Appreciation | 54 Comments