Author Archives: Anna

Baktus – Insert Pun Here

Life has been a bit mad lately, hence it’s taken me until late April to blog about a scarf that I finished in late January. But better late than never, right? Pattern: Baktus by Strikkelise. Yarn: Kauni Wool 8/2 Effektgarn (EQ colourway) … Continue reading

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Best Laid Plans

And now, a blog post. Finally. I feel sheepish (geddit? Because I write about knitting stuff? Urgh… and now I feel dirty) for not posting earlier, but I’ve been run off my feet with things to do the last little while. … Continue reading

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Escape!

It’s felt a little strange being in Melbourne for the whole of January. The last few years I’ve made myself scarce and headed north as soon after Christmas as possible. But this year it was time for a change, so … Continue reading

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That Time of Year

Okay, so I went and fell into the void that is December. But in my defense, it’s pretty easy to do. I had a comparatively small number of Christmas obligations, but even so I found my time quickly devoured, what … Continue reading

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The Pursuit of Salad

I’ve now moved on to making cranes for other people, but I’m still enjoying my blue and yellow specimens from the last post. I’ve never favoured the sparse, minimalist approach when it comes to interior decorating – in other words, … Continue reading

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Adventures in Coloured Paper

A short post today, because I want to go and be in the sun while there is still sun to be had. Preferably with some stone fruit or a mango. Summer fruit is still a massive novelty, since we haven’t … Continue reading

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A Dubious Victory

Before, during and since moving, I’ve been trying to reduce my yarn collection. I’ve never been very good at getting rid of things, and the creative hobbies only make it worse, encouraging me to hold on to all manner of … Continue reading

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