Tag Archives: yarn
28 May

Well it’s been cooling down here in Brisbane lately and I noticed while watching one of my sons soccer games that I was getting quite a chill around my neck and ears, so it was tie to pull out the crochet hooks and start something new. This is a good thing because I have been having trouble settling into making something after finishing up my E-book which is still $5.00 off for another few days :)…..Anyway I have some beautiful Cascade Heritage Silk which is a blend of 85% merino and 15% silk, I love this stuff, it comes in some gorgeous colour….I wish I could have bought them all! I’ve been contemplating what to do with it for a couple of months now, I started a couple of things but ripped them out because I wasn’t quite happy with them but now I have started and almost completed my latest design…..SNEAK PEEK….

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I also received a package I purchased on Ebay a few weeks ago, it was just some cheapy aluminium crochet hooks in a case…and I love them, I don’t know what it is about these cheap hooks but I have yet to find any that I like using more…easily pleased I guess :). It’s great having a case too rather than fishing around in the bottom of my pencil case trying to find the right size!

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I have still been adding patterns to my Etsy shop which is a bigger job that I thought since when I lost my hard drive I also lost all the latest copies of my patterns. I’ve been slowly downloading them all from Ravelry and saving them to my computer….now I just have to work out how to change the pdf’s back into word documents and I’ll be happy, I haven’t found anything that works yet so I think I’m going to be copying and pasting from the pdf’s into word…but I’m managing to procrastinate on that one 😀

Well that’s enough rambling for now…have a great week!

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Sneak Peak

8 Nov

Well even though I have a million things I should be working on….like cleaning the oven…lol. I ducked into Spotlight the other day and they were having a 40% off sale on all their yarn! Wow! Now most of their yarn is ok but not great but sometimes in the search you come across something just a little bit special….I managed to find a super soft acrylic/milk blend (yes I did say milk!) Chantilly. It comes in gorgeous soft colours and is lovely to work with, I was overwhelmed with the need to start my next pattern…when really I should have been working on the commissioned pieces that I have to do! Anyway here is a sneak peak at how it is looking so far.

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I love this yarn…..I may have to go back today and get some more.

I am very close to releasing my new pattern Windblown Leaves…a unisex scarf pattern that has been in testing for the last few weeks, you can see Opal blogging about it here.

I also picked up a couple of other yarns that will no doubt make an appearance over the next few weeks, although I am really looking forward to starting on something I have planned for some lovely yarn I bought from Colourmart in the UK just recently. Look at this it’s beautiful!

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