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Posts Tagged "receita"

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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We are in Ply Magazine!

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Blog, Designs | 0 comments

We are in Ply Magazine!

Do you remember when I decided to start the “Study in Red”?  You can read all posts here , here and here too. From this “study” I created a pattern for a skirt – the Rouge skirt. That was now published in Ply Magazine, an indie and amazing magazine dedicated to spinning. It’s my biggest project until now. In the magazine I also wrote an article explaining how it’s to spin for a project, and why I took all those decisions. Check it out! Before I...

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Simple mittens

Posted by on Jul 22, 2013 in Designs | 7 comments

Simple mittens

Since I watched The Hobbit, my attention was drawn to Gandalf’s mittens: You can’t see well in the picture, but in the movie it’s much more visible. A very simple gray (of course) mitten, probably made with some coarse yarn. I kept that image in mind, waiting for the right opportunity to reproduce them. Few weeks ago, I was cleaning my stash when I found half skein of gray alpaca which made me immediately think of the Gray Peregrin, although it was alpaca (meaning not coarse...

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Ashes Hat

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Designs | 4 comments

Ashes Hat

Voilà! This is my Ashes Hat, a double faced benie, unissex super easy to knit. Also, the pattern is being sold as part of a kit, at TricôTricô, a lovely online store specialized in good quality gorgeous hand dyed yarn. Did you like it? So, heart this pattern on Ravelry. Ashes hat Ashes hat

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Study in scarlet: making plans

Posted by on Apr 6, 2013 in Blog | 2 comments

Study in scarlet: making plans

Someone already said: creativity is 90% of hard work + 10% of inspiration. I can’t agree more. Behind every (knit) idea well succeed there are plans, calculations, swatches (MANY!), sketches… And this is what I did this week. At first, I didn’t know if it’s going to work. I thought that my yarn was not regular and uniform as I imagined. But no. Washed, it was quite ok (although the irregularities do exist). The problem was my math. I never said I was good at it, did I?...

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