Tag Archives: Alpaca

April 2017 Resolutions – peach blossom and spinning

Hurrah, a new resolutions post! Back when I started doing my monthly resolutions, I used to be super ambitious. The more successful I was at completing all the things I set out to do, the more I judged myself against … Continue reading

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Yarn Shops in Sydney

While in Sydney, the very first order of the day was to find yarn shops. We did not have long in the city – only two full days, in reality, so our time had to be carefully planned to make … Continue reading

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Friday Roundup: Yarn, People, Projects

I am grateful for yarn, the people I love, yarn and the cat. I’m also grateful that I need to do this Friday recap, because I’m feeling particularly miserable right now and it can only be good having to focus … Continue reading

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May Resolutions and an April Recap

Before you even come near me today, I’m going to warn you that I have had a particularly terrible April, and my resolutions are not going to be even slightly achieved. With that in mind, I’m going to keep things … Continue reading

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Follow Me Down Cousin Jack

If you’re a long-time reader of this blog, you’ll know that I have been working on the alpaca yarn project “Follow Me Down, Cousin Jack” for the longest time. Today is a fire-in-my-belly inspirational type of post to give myself … Continue reading

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Tonks found the alpaca fluff

I have to try remember to be careful about Tonks and plastic bags – she finds them, sits in them and loves them to death. I am well aware of the dangers of suffocation, and she normally has no opportunity … Continue reading

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[GIVEAWAY] Purl Alpaca Designs CLOSED

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED Remember the Icon Dress? Designed by Kari-Helene of Purl Alpaca Designs, it was my big project of 2014, and one of the most rewarding pieces of knitting I’ve ever undertaken. I wear it infrequently, as … Continue reading

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#WIPCrackAway – Icon Dress Pt 1

I’ve been working on my #WIPCrackAway project – which is what the Icon Dress now is! #WIPCrackAway¬†is a¬†knit along which is being hosted by Louise of the Knit British Podcast, and Nic of the Yarns from the Plain podcast. Go … Continue reading

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