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Violet’s rug finale


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I realised I never did post the end of Violet’s rug. So here it is. She had a little play with it and dolly on Christmas day, though I think it wasn’t quite working for her and what she had in mind.

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Sunprinting experiment


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I tried sunprinting today, on the balcony. It was something of a disaster really, so here’s to keeping the “creative” pursuits real here at the fog. First I tried some micro-casettes. These were a bad idea for starters as they are three-dimensional and so created their own shadow, because the sun is still going around

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Ruby shoes day


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A couple who were in my connect group last year while they studied here in Sydney moved back to Tasmania at the end of the year and recently had a baby girl. I liked making these little shoes, so on the weekend I made some more for the baby (these ones are even smaller, and

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Mary-janes for Violet


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This weekend I made Mary-janes for my niece Violet. (I have such a long list of crochet projects to make right now. Nieces! I love making sweet things for them, but I think I would do well to teach my sisters how to do this … My younger sister in particular is always sending me

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Man crochet


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So, I have taken a risk here, a very big risk, and made a crochet item for my brother-in-law’s birthday, not wanting anyone in my family to miss out on something made with love. I had intended it to be quite long, which it actually isn’t, and I didn’t make it super wide, which I

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