Tag Archives for wraps & shawls

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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Malabrigo Jagger

I received this beautiful yarn for my birthday. It is a laceweight single dyed a most beautiful indigo blue called Tuareg. It is 100% baby Merino from Malabrigo from sheep raised in northern Uruguay. They are a family owned company … Continue reading

20. February 2016 by Rebecca
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Maldon Made Shawl

I have been a bit of a list person, a should do kind of woman. So I rather surprised myself with this spontaneous treat of a project…a shawl just for me, knit for the sheer pleasure of it, a perfect holiday … Continue reading

09. July 2014 by Rebecca
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A Tranquil Storm of Linen

Ah! The linen Clapotis is finished and what a delightful journey it has been. It has been my summer companion at the children’s swimming lessons, camping, long drives, school and kinder pickups.  I finished it a couple of weeks ago … Continue reading

21. February 2014 by Rebecca
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A Thousand Yards of Sea

Our family just got back from a camping trip.  We had to drive for quite a ways. We listened to more than a few audio books.  I knitted and there came a moment when a story and the knitting seem … Continue reading

19. January 2014 by Rebecca
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How to take a great shawl photograph

Shawls and wraps are beautiful. They are a testament to the skill and effort of the knitter.  Shawls are the heirloom gift we give to babies or brides or very special people. Yet so often on blogs and our Ravelry … Continue reading

01. December 2013 by Rebecca
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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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Flame

Once upon a time, I briefly shared a phone number or at least a very similar number with a hard working woman called Flame.  I would get calls in the wee hours from urgent sounding gentlemen wanting to speak to … Continue reading

06. November 2013 by Rebecca
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A Tiny Flame

Have you been wondering where the knitting is?  Well, I have! One of the drawbacks of monogamous knitting is there is an uncomfortable gap between projects sometimes. In this case, there were also some achy hands involved. But if you … Continue reading

13. October 2013 by Rebecca
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Bursting with pride

Do you remember the two Bertha Shoulder Wraps by Vibe Sondergaard that I knitted up a while back? Well, I just found out that one of my pics (with the back of Our Dear Girl’s head) is currently the featured … Continue reading

30. June 2013 by Rebecca
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