Category Archives: colour

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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Coveting, coveting, yeah!

(note: you’re supposed to read that title in the style of a Rebecca Black chorus. Because I am a sucker for memes that are now completely out of date). I knitted this scarf because I saw this and the project … Continue reading

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Adventures in Natural Dyeing, Part II

A few weeks back when I posted about my recent attempts at dyeing with plant materials, I referred to having tried my hand at dyeing an entire garment with India Flint’s ecoprint technique. Now I’ve finally taken some photos, here’s … Continue reading

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Adventures in Natural Dyeing, Part I

To begin, happy new year everyone! The general consensus among a lot of people I know seems to be that 2011 really could have been better, which is a shame. To all of these people, and indeed to everyone, I … Continue reading

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Mature Adulthood

Hello blog! I would like to announce that I am madly in love. Or lust. One of the two, or a bit of both. What can I say, but stash-diving is a wonderful thing. Over a year ago now I … Continue reading

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Finished Object: Kingfisher Girl

Hello blog! I have been busy! Apparently my last blog post, in which I sheepishly admitted that I hadn’t yet gotten around to fixing my little cable arse-up on my Corona pullover, was more motivational than I originally realised. Last … Continue reading

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Finished Object: City Nights Scarf

As mentioned last post, I had a brand new full-time job sprung on me last week. This was of course a very pleasant surprise; it’s only a temporary position, but I’m learning lots of useful and interesting things, and now … Continue reading

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