Archive for August, 2012

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Howl-Hearted

hole-hearted

wholehearted

howl-hearted

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enjoy the bright light of the blue moon, everyone ♥ :)

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Do You Trust Me?

Damon: Do you trust me?

Do you trust me?

It’s amazing how insights can sneak up on you in the most unexpected and unlikely of situations… and it never ceases to amaze me how something that you’ve heard and believed hundreds of times suddenly dawns on you the hundred-and-first time…

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Mandala Crochet-Along!

Mandala CAL

I’m a big fan of mandalas, rangolis/kolams, mehndi designs, tibetan sand paintings and suchlike, and although I’ve doodled, drawn and painted quite a few mandala-style designs over the years, the thought of trying to crochet one never crossed my mind. And then I disovered this! I’m soo excited!!

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Stripey Snuggly Socks, Again

Noro Silk Garden Stripey Socks

Yarn: Noro Silk Garden, #282, 211 (45% mohair, 45% silk, 10% wool).
Pattern: my own design

Here’s yet another pair of not-so-pretty but oh-so-snuggly, stripey socks! These are actually the second pair I made, the ones that I experimented on when designing my own sock pattern; the pattern that I’ve been using for all the other socks I’ve made since then. I used the yarn that was left over from my first pair of socks. I absolutely adore Noro Silk Garden, it’s all kinds of gorgeous! It might not be very durable over time (?) if you walk around a lot, but since I spend all my time between the sofa and the bed they are just perfect for me :)

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Vampires, Knitting and Chai

Vampire Diaries, chai & knitting

Summer isn’t over yet, but you can feel it in the air how the energies have already started shifting towards autumn. I wanted to try and sum up my summer so far in a picture, and this is what I ended up with.

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Bittersweet Paradox

Holy shit I love you

Summer. Sunshine, warmth, nightless nights and infinite possibilities… So bittersweet…

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Stripey Noro Socks

Noro Silk Garden Socks

Yarn: Noro Silk Garden, #282, 211 (45% mohair, 45% silk, 10% wool).
Pattern: Irish Wellington Socks by Aileen Cahill

My 1st pair of knitted socks ever, I wrote about these earlier. Super snuggly and so much fun to make!

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Stripey Kureyon Socks

Kureyon Snuggly Socks / Divani Design

Yarn: Noro Kureyon, #264 (100% wool).
Pattern: my own design, toe-up.

These are a gift for my mum. I love how they turned out, and I hope she will too :)