Category Archives: Knitting

Rimu Beanie. Hmm.

While on holiday in New Zealand, I bought some BEAUTIFUL wool at Holland Road Yarn Company. It is Zealana Rimu. It is a deep blue with a smoke haze to it. I LOVE it. I started off doing a patterned … Continue reading

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Rainbow Zig Zag Knitted Blanket: FINISHED

With difficulties getting all the colours for this (and I wanted all the colours so that it would go with the quilt I made for the same baby), the baby coming EARLY, and a trip to New Zealand, I was … Continue reading

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Knitted Doll

I’m part of a group who knits and crochets things for the local hospital’s NICU & PICU wards and Ronald McDonald House. One of the members is a young woman who just a year or two ago was in the … Continue reading

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Viking Helmets!

A friend saw a knitted Viking helmut when she was in Melbourne. She and another friend were going on about how awesome it is. So, because I’m a loon, I made them some. Then when another friend saw the photos … Continue reading

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Knitted Puppets for Sparky’s Teacher

As I mentioned in another post, the Australian school year finishes just days before Christmas – much too stressful a time to organise teacher gifts. So I made gifts for Sparky’s teacher in the middle of the year. She had … Continue reading

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Just Enough Ruffles for Sarah

As the school year finishes in Australia only a few days before Christmas, I decided to make gifts for Sparky’s teacher and teacher’s aide in the middle of the year. For his teacher’s aide, I decided to make a ruffley … Continue reading

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Dancing Around the Tree

Still ill. Still on the couch. I knitted another Christmas ball, #26 Dancing Around the Tree.

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Verity Beret

On 3 June 2015 I was home from work ill, so I started a new project. I made great progress. It’s amazing what you can do without a little Sparky around. In fact, I finished the entire hat – except … Continue reading

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Scott’s Hat and Cowl

I taught myself to knit when my last dog died – way back in 2007. The first things I knitted were a scarf and a hat for my husband, and he still wears them. He still wears them even thought … Continue reading

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Knitted Christmas Balls

After doing a colourwork class at The Stash Cupboard with Bec and Cat, I was a bit obsessed with colourwork. And with Christmas approaching, it was the perfect time to get out the Arne and Carlos book I’d bought (and … Continue reading

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