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Amigurumi : The fine art of Japanese torture

Alas I’ve never been to Japan, but I have the impression that, as a people, they are somewhat masochistic.  Take foot binding for instance, which resulted in what was called the “lotus foot”.  What looks to our eyes a hideously … Continue reading

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The acceptable face of hoarding

Some people hoard cats.  I’m not one of them, I have only three of the little critters and that’s not hoarding unless you live in a cupboard.  Some people hoard tins and bottles.  These are useful for all those things … Continue reading

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The power of wool

This morning I put on my good jeans (the ones without holes) and prepared to set off for the workshop to induce the contractor to complete my palisade fence though the gentle application of carrot or stick, or both.  There … Continue reading

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This is a Yarnbomb Part 4

Even an imaginary fence needs a little flower It’s taking about as long to crochet this fence as it did for the other bits to go up, but never mind.  Rome wasn’t crocheted in a day. The local people are … Continue reading

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This is a Yarnbomb Part 3

Can’t have anyone falling into this small leg-breaking hole while walking down the street in a dwaal now can we?

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This is a Yarnbomb Part 1

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Ethiopian crochet hats – Look, just look at them

Look at these fabulous little hats, too bad I’ve blown my book budget for this month.

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