Tag Archives: Knitting

Podcast – Episode 6: Go West, Stephen

Episode 6 is now available on youtube:   Recorded 16 September   Segments Knit along Finished Objects Strata Shawl Works in Progress Socks – Marama [pattern], Toomuc Valley Sock blank in Aqua Peal Cardigan – Tempest [pattern] using Cascade 220 … Continue reading

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Episode 2 – Electric Boogaloop

  Segments: On the rack Hope and Harvest Dick and Dora Finished Object Works in Progress Waiting for rain, using Gin and Tonic yarn Sockhead Slouch Hat, by Kelly McClure, using Fab funky fibres – Colourway The Villa Variegated AfterThought … Continue reading

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Time to pick up the needles, Bronwyn Bishop?

Dear Ms Bishop, I would like to extend to you commiserations regarding your recent loss in the preselection for the seat of Mackellar. I except that it is highly unlikely that you will contest the seat as an independent, given your … Continue reading

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Knitting for wellbeing

This post forms part two of a series about knitting as therapy. Knitting is becoming ever increasingly popular as a hobby as people realise that not only is it fun, it’s good for you too. There is a small, but growing, … Continue reading

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The great Knit Picks incident of 2015

So, remember my great yarn diet? Ha. Ha hahahaha. It was stash enhancement week here at Stash and Notions and the binge has been glorious Knit Picks, a ‘workhorse’ yarn from America, recently announced that they have started shipping to … Continue reading

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Through the back loop

In addition to my quest for reducing the amount of stash in my life, I’ve committed to knitting more socks this year. To assist with this goal, a fellow knitter ‘enabled me’ and as a result, I signed up for … Continue reading

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What’s your stash?

Well, I’m back and finally blogging about yarn and knitting and all matter of fibrey goodness! Aah, stash. For any non-knitters who are reading this, stash is yarn that has been purchased, but it yet to be turned into an item. It … Continue reading

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Study, knit, study …

When I’m not knitting, spinning or working, I’m studying. The end of my second study period with Curtin Uni through Open Unis is upon me. I have not one, but two major assignments due tomorrow (eep). As a result, my … Continue reading

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A chat with … Fiberific

Chantelle, the brains, brawn and beauty behind the knitting and spinning goodies label, Fiberific kindly agreed to be interviewed for my little blog. For your reading pleasure, I submit her great responses verbatim: ***************************************************** 1. How long has Fiberific been around? It … Continue reading

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Australian Sheep and Wool Show

It seems like no time at all has passed since I was in Bendigo for the annual Australian Sheep and Wool show. As a first timer, my expectations were only limited by the stories told to me of others who … Continue reading

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