Cast on for a cowl

    This is the last thing that was on my ‘Must-Be-Finished-For-The-Trip-List’ – a warm, light cowl. I had the yarn, a lovely soft discontinued merino and possibly alpaca in grey from Pear Tree that I bought at the Australian Sheep and Wool Show a couple of years ago. I searched and searched my stitch […]

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The Great Sock Adventure

We are going overseas soon for three months.  I have been giving the travel knitting some serious thought. I must knit It must be a small project It must use just one set of needles It must be a project that uses local yarn It must be a useful, light item when finished. SOCKS! I […]

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A fine pair of trousers

This is the first post. Let us begin as if you and I have always been here. I will tell you about a fine pair of trousers I am making. This is the first thing I have sewn for myself since my children were born, so I have a fair amount of hope and desire […]

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