Other Yarns and Opportunities

Last month I spent a week completing the 5 Shawls, 5 Days challenge from Aroha Knits. It was so interesting to see different shapes form, and it did lead to a number of new ideas that will grace the page here later on.  Here are the shawls I made…. What I thought I would share…

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The February Edition is SENT!

Whoop!  For those subscribers to the Newsletter…. thank you.  It has been overwhelming to see how many people have signed up in such a short time.  Hopefully edition 1 has been useful. If you are not a subscriber, the only way to get a hold of the newsletter is to well, sign up.  You can…

Lorelai Gilmore Inspired Hat

We waited for so long for more “Gilmore Girls,” right???? It was worth it. Especially as in the first shot was such a fantastic hat, I just had to make a pattern for it.   This hat is pretty easy to make, and has a super-cool effect on the top where the stripes meet. You…

The Pussyhat Project

I’m not usually one to share my political opinions on the interwebs, and well, I’m not going to do it now. Not really. But, I am in support of the Women’s March on Washington, as well as the sister marches, including the one here today in Wellington, New Zealand. The thing I think is completely…

Fantastic Beasts Inspired Cloche Hat

Did you love “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”? And did you love Porpentina’s glorious hat!  Here is a pattern for the hat… and if you are after further Fantastic Beasts inspired patterns, I have a booklet available here. And don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter here. Here is a pattern for the…

Mermaid Tail Blanket Pattern

For some reason I thought I had already posted this pattern here…. but nope. Silly me. It even won a prize in the Instructables contest recently…. so that is a bonus.  And seriously, I am sorry for the furry of posts this month! Catching up on forgotten tasks appears to have taken too long… most…