GCC, Knitting, Machine knitting, Me-Made-May '13, Sewing


So, I was at the Quilt and Craft Fair yesterday with my friend M, and she mentioned the acronym SABLE – Stash ¬†Accumulation Beyond Life Expectancy – how good is that, and how true for me! I can’t see how I can work my way through any of my stashes over the next 20 years, […]

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Me-Made-May '13, Sewing

Ragged remnants

I finished two garments this weekend – the Georgia Peplum top and a pair of Barb pants from StyleArc in a lovely wool and lycra fabric which I bought at Global Fabrics in Dunedin. Both of these items were made from remnants, and both remnants were problematic. As reported yesterday the fabric for the peplum […]

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family sewing, Knitting, Me-Made-May '13, Sewing

A slow Sunday

My MMM outfit today was made up of the Elle pants and Susan top both by StyleArc, machine knitted socks, and a Filatura di Crosa poncho hand knitted in Superior yarn. This poncho is usually reserved for plane travel as it is so light, really warm and rolls up into nothing. All my menfolk wore […]

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Knitting, Machine knitting, Me-Made-May '13, Sewing

Bust or build?

Today I wore five things for MMM – the inevitable Elle pants and Susan top from StyleArc, machine knitted socks, another version of the Endless knitted cardi shawl by Stitch Diva, this one hand knitted in Debbie Bliss DK wool, and the handmade button magnet. I am wearing the cardi-shawl thingy upside down today and […]

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Knitting, Machine knitting, Me-Made-May '13

Frogging Friday…

…just to be clear; “frogging” means to rip down one’s knitting and start again, and that’s what I did this morning, over and over – sigh! Actually, I did say “frogging” out of context a few times!! The term comes from the knitter singing gaily “ripit, ripit, ripit” as she/he pulls out hours of work. […]

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