Monthly Archives: June 2013

All your stuffs are belonging to me

Everything I own is covered with a fine layer of ginger fluff. Advertisements

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Knitters of the world – Beware!

I think it’s very unfair that the media is blaming Australian PM Julia Gillard’s unfortunate job loss on the fact that she was photographed knitting. Sure I thought the whole knitting thing was a very poor PR stunt.  Presumably it … Continue reading

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New on etsy – seahorses

These little guys really have their sex lives sorted in the most amazing way.  They dance for six hours, then the female lays the eggs into his pouch.  Every morning she comes along and dances with him for a few … Continue reading

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Tiny bags and the South African keyring

I’m making handbags this week, handbags for the chronically indecisive.  The idea is that you turn them inside out for a completely different color, in case you change your mind en route to wherever you’re going.   This bag is … Continue reading

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It works – printing on fabric

It took me a long time to pluck up the courage to try this, I was scared of messing up my printer, but if I think of all the hours I’ve spent trawling from shop to shop looking for a … Continue reading

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Knit a beanie for any size head

Here in the southern hemisphere, winter is biting, and although the sun is shining, it gets really cold at night, therefore a beanie is not a luxury, it’s pretty much indispensable.  I searched high and low for pattern for a … Continue reading

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New on etsy – polar bear

First polar bear I ever saw in real life was in a zoo in Vereeniging.  Yes, believe it or not, there used to be a zoo in Vereeniging.  If you don’t know Vereeniging, it’s a medium-sized industrial town in the … Continue reading

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