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    Yarnalong: Lighthouses, Genghis Khan, and Ursula

    Reading: Romance of Australian Lighthouses by Valmai Phillips I’m about halfway through Romance and, while it’s still interesting, I have definitely identified just what’s wrong with it: a lack of ...

    On April 8, 2015 / By
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    Waikato Rugby Jumper

    For a long time, I’ve wanted to knit my friends’ son a rugby jumper. They’re a sports-mad family and the cricket vest I made him a couple of years ...

    On April 3, 2015 / By
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    Beware of Yarn Snobbery

    It’s oh-so-easy to fall into yarn snobbery and not even notice. Snobbery of any kind if quite insidious and coming under its influence is a process so gradual, we ...

    On April 2, 2015 / By

Latest Patterns

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    Fisk Hat Pattern

    The Fisk Hat takes the fish motif featured in the Board Game Cuffs and turns it into a beanie. With a school of fish chasing each other around ...

    On June 7, 2014 / By
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    Easy Peasy Tea Lights

    Looking for a cute, simple pattern for tea light covers? You’ve found it! Strangely enough, this pattern originated in the supermarket. I was attempting to find all the ...

    On April 26, 2014 / By
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    Playin’ Games Cuffs

    Need a last minute Christmas knit? Try these cute little cuffs! Many patterns have beautiful, inspiring stories of how they came to be. These don’t. One night whilst out ...

    On December 19, 2013 / By

Commissions

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    I love Calico

    A few weekends ago, I volunteered to make some cushions for my flatmate Tiff’s new bar. She had chosen some lovely hessian with bright prints, that were fun and ...

    On April 15, 2014 / By
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    Embossed Leaves Blanket

    When I moved to Melbourne, two good friends of mine, Fi & Mike, put me up at their place until I found a job and could fend for ...

    On September 24, 2013 / By
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    Eden Cloakroom Installation

    One day whilst working at the wool shop, a designer rang up to ask if we knew anyone who did yarn bombing installations. I naturally offered my skills, ...

    On September 24, 2013 / By