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Slowtober: Remaking 1

This is Slow Fashion October, a time that we pause and reflect on where our clothes come from, how they got here and how we might be more involved in their making, wearing and enduring over time.  Just recently, I read … Continue reading

16. October 2017 by Rebecca
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Handspun Hat

Last post, you saw my recent spin, a 3ply semi woollen Finn x Border Leicester. This was spun for a very particular pattern, A Beer on the Dock by Thea Coleman.  Spinning to substitute for millspun yarns is my new addiction. … Continue reading

26. September 2017 by Rebecca
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Goldfields Mitts #1

My first knitting project, begun and finished in our new city, are a pair of colourwork mittens for Our Dear Boy. One of the pleasures of moving is unpacking boxes of favourite books long packed away. Since we are just … Continue reading

24. August 2017 by Rebecca
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Endurance Retrofit

I could not have known when I was finishing my Endurance yoke sweater that I wouldn’t get the chance to wear it much. Endurance was made as part of the Shackleton Knit Along organised by Fiber Trek last year. We … Continue reading

29. June 2017 by Rebecca
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Final Project: Part Three

This is Part Three of a short series about the handspun, knitted spencer  I made as the final project in completion of the Certificate of Spinning, run by Handweavers and Spinners Guild of Victoria. Part One explored the spinning process, … Continue reading

14. June 2017 by Rebecca
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Fibre of Memory

I just watched a really great podcast called Fruit Knitting. Yes, I know I am late to the scene, so many folks have told me to watch Fruity Knitting but readers, I move s-l-o-w-l-y these days. Anyway, I finally caught … Continue reading

30. May 2017 by Rebecca
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Final Project: Part Two

And here it is…my final project for the Spinning Certificate run by the Handweavers and Spinners Guild of Victoria. The pattern is a Pattern for a Sleeveless Spencer by Marian Leslie from the Shetland Wool Week Annual 2016. I used a fifty:fifty … Continue reading

11. May 2017 by Rebecca
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Montbretia Again

There is no good reason why I have made another Montbretia shawl other than this one is the one I always meant to make but didn’t quite have enough yarn. Montbretia is designed by Carol Feller for The Book of Haps. … Continue reading

24. March 2017 by Rebecca
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Ahoy there!

Ahoy there dearest readers! It has been some time since we last met. I have been drifting upon the seas encountering Christmas, School Holidays and Back to School. I didn’t mean to be away so long but the CFS part … Continue reading

17. March 2017 by Rebecca
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Three Hat Archeology

I don’t buy much yarn at the moment. The stash seems to have mostly what I need. It is like a magical purse. No matter how much I seem to use, there is always something left. The projects are changing … Continue reading

06. December 2016 by Rebecca
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