Category Archives: Knitting

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Summer Solstice of Socks

2011 has certainly been the year of the sock. It began with the Super Special Six Personal Sock Club, though by the forth pair I’d strayed into wildcard territory and was loosely following the pattern for the next couple of … Continue reading

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A Hazy Purple Summer

I haven’t written in a little while. Lots happening on all fronts and as I see the light at the end of 2011 I’m focusing on the important questions in life. Like, can you really have too many purple cardigans … Continue reading

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Fox Faces – Super Special Six Sock Club #5

Not quite have the same elegance as “chanel no. 5”, though these Fox Faces socks do have an elegance all their own.  I decided to combine the Fox Faces pattern by Nancy Bush from Super Special Six Sock Club #4 … Continue reading

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Sakaki in Grey

Loving wearing this scarf. Yes, it is more a scarf than a shawl the way the yarn springs up. Pattern: Sakaki by Romi Yarn: Sanguine Gryphon Bugga in colourway Two Butterflies went out at Noon ( I wonder if they … Continue reading

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Mumbai Pi

Just when I thought I would never get this finished, I’d finished the edging and was getting sufficiently low on yarn to cast off. But it wasn’t enough to cast off just once and when I realised I’d skipped an … Continue reading

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Lay lady Leyburns

Another finished pair of socks, another happily made for a gift. This time these are for my mother in law who lives on the other side of the globe. I’ve not only finished something for her (we’ve had a running … Continue reading

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A hitchhiking through the galaxy

Earlier in the year there was an auction held on Ravelry as a flood relief fundraiser for those parts of Australia under water. I still recall the story of my mum’s cousin in Grantham, one of the epicentres of the … Continue reading

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