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Ember and other bits

Flame was so exciting, I immediately cast on for a smaller shawl/kerchief with what was left over. The pattern I used was 198 yds. of Heaven by Christy Verity.  This is one of those extremely popular patterns with 5021 projects … Continue reading

10. November 2013 by Rebecca
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In the Deep Midwinter

At last, some proper cold and wet weather for winter in Melbourne. It has been a time of cups of tea, board games with the kids and some serious crafty stuff getting done.  To this end, I joined a great KAL … Continue reading

14. August 2013 by Rebecca
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Library bag

Our Dear Boy got a library bag at the beginning of the year. One of those things from the Department of Education made out of that ‘green’ shopping bag stuff.  Then somehow by second term, he had broken it.  How? … Continue reading

14. June 2013 by Rebecca
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Welcome Baby Wrap Over

For me, there is something very pleasurable in making something for a newborn.  So long in their journey to get here and so small when they do finally arrive. I dreamed up my ideal newborn outfit whilst struggling in the … Continue reading

12. May 2013 by Rebecca
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Dolly Clothes Marathon

I am not sure why I put myself under such a deadline but somehow I found myself making 2 sets of dolls clothes for Our Dear Girl’s kindergarten over four days! I had wanted to make the clothes for some … Continue reading

27. March 2013 by Rebecca
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Inbetween

In between the heat, the complaining and the knitting, I made some dolly cloth nappies for our little friend who just turned two. I adapted an old Simplicity 6742 pattern that I got in an oppy and remember from my … Continue reading

09. March 2013 by Rebecca
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Okie Girl – a dress for a long hot summer

Alternating with the ubiquitous red pinny, our dear girl wears this old raggy thing. It was mine once, a very long time ago.  My mum made it for me as part of a pajama set.  The bottoms were baggy bloomers in the … Continue reading

09. March 2013 by Rebecca
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But where is the knitting?

Yes, it has been a while since I talked about knitting.  So what happened to all the hoopla about starting something? Well, I waited for the yarn to come. And I waited for a lovely set of Addi Turbo needles … Continue reading

13. February 2013 by Rebecca
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Sleepy tomten

It was our youngest’s birthday, the day we flew out.  Despite the crazy cleaning, knitting and packing, somehow there was a quiet moment to make a wee companion for her to take on the journey. Sleepy Tomten is my version … Continue reading

07. October 2012 by Rebecca
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