Category Archives: yarn

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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Food + yarn = life is quite grand, thank you!

This is me not letting a month elapse between posts. I feel so virtuous. Actually, I feel like I’ve turned somewhat of a corner on the creating/blogging front. For ages now I’ve had trouble finding the energy, given how taxing … Continue reading

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Feeling the Love

Because I am currently in between FOs and stuck for a (long overdue!) blog post, here are a few of the things that I am pretty keen on at the moment. I am currently overtired and just at the point … 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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2011 Knitting Plans

As I’ve mentioned in earlier posts, over the last few months I’ve been thinking a little about the projects and techniques that I’d like to try my hand at this year. While I have always been and remain an impulse … Continue reading

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Finished Object: Handspun Hat

Yes, I know that I said I would write about my knitting goals for 2011, but I think we could all use a break from my endless craft-related introspection. So to break up the monotony a little, here’s something I … Continue reading

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The Grand Hand-Spinning Adventure

Like many knitters, I have been trying to teach myself to spin. Or more accurately, I taught myself how to spin last year and I have spent the intervening period trying to learn how to not suck most heinously* at … Continue reading

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Socks and Plans

Sock #1 is officially off the needles! It is… very bright. It looks like it was coloured in with cheap markers by an over-enthusiastic child. It makes my enormous foot look even more enormous. When I look at how bright … Continue reading

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Spring – finally!

It feels like it’s been a dreadfully long time coming, but spring has finally arrived in Melbourne. Okay, ‘finally’ is probably a little uncalled for, since it’s only mid September, but winter has felt longer than usual, probably because of … Continue reading

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