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Posts Tagged "handmade"

Desert Flower Blanket

Posted by on Jan 10, 2016 in Designs | 0 comments

Desert Flower Blanket

This a cozy blanket, made in mohair – not usually used for a blanket, but it’s so pretty…. and so warm! Everything you need this Winter. >> Find the pattern on Ravelry Desert Flower. Photo: Jacynthe Bonetto Desert Flower. Photo: Jacynthe Bonetto Desert Flower. Photo: Jacynthe Bonetto

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Before embroidering…

Posted by on Feb 8, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Before embroidering…

I have one assigment for this week, for Printing & Dyeing class, which requisite is using at least one technique of dyeing. I decided to embroider. But before I dyed my cotton floss with natural dyes. They were dyed with madder, logwood, cochoneal, coffee, tea, onion, saffron and avocado. Let’s start the...

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A shawl called Clara

Posted by on Nov 27, 2012 in Blog | 1 comment

A shawl called Clara

A story of friendship and love: a friend of mine, Paula Nina (from Peace Knit Love), designed a shawl inspired by a yarn I spun. Then, two other friends, Bel and Lilian, tested the pattern, also knitting with yarns I had made. In my birthday, at the beginning of this month, they sent the photos and told me the surprise the made for me. The best birthday present EVER! 🙂 Voilà: this is the Klè Shawlette (Klè is a African word for “Clara”). This is a free pattern. I hope you...

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Hood and cowl Gnomeregan

Posted by on Nov 5, 2012 in Designs | 2 comments

Hood and cowl Gnomeregan

Proud to say that I use a yarn spun by myself, specially for the first e-book the The Intrepid Knitters. 🙂   >> Click here to favorite this on...

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Fake Plastic Tree

Posted by on Sep 24, 2012 in Blog | 1 comment

Fake Plastic Tree

Do you know when you do something you love so much that you can’t stop looking at it? I am in love with this yarn 🙂 It’s made with corriedale, cotton, lurex and also fake flowers. 95gr. 84m. >> buy this on...

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