Archive for 2014


Currently on the Needles…

Wisteria Scarf, Malabrigo Rasta

Wisteria Scarf (modified), in Malabrigo Rasta


That Strange Happiness…

that strange happiness

that strange happiness…

This is a page in my art journal. I’ve never shared anything from the journal before, so this is a first. Only for you, Maggie.

I hear you’re not particularly fond of stick figures… ;) Well, this was the next best thing; it’s not for lack of trying.

I’m very much a beginner at this. Everything about painting and lettering is new-to-me, and I’m learning as I go. Here I was experimenting with acrylic paint & acrylic paint pens. It doesn’t feel finished at all to me, but I ran out of time…


Yet Another Pair of Socks

7 Veljestä Socks

Snuggly sofa socks for mum


Vampire Book Group Tonight

Vampire Book Group

vampire book group tonight, can’t wait! we read ‘the immortal rules’ by julie kagawa as well. also, yay for magnetic bookmarks :)


Currently on the Needles

knit your love shawlette, wip

here’s what’s on my needles at the moment. the pattern is Knit Your Love by Martina Behm.

the yarn is a merino/nylon/stellina blend, handdyed by me in a semi-solid cherry red with fuchsia undertones — yum :)


More Socks for my Mum

Taivalkoski Socks #2

yet another pair of socks…


Currently Reading…

Chocolate & Ashes of Love

The Ashes of Love by Rupert Spira


Rocky Road Cookies, Again!

Vegan Rocky Road cookies

Vegan Rocky Road cookies

These are one of my absolute all-time favourite cookies to bake, and to eat :)

Vegan Rocky Roads, super yummy and totally irresistible! 4 kinds of chocolate + roasted almonds… crispy, chewy and perfectly gooey in the middle :)

My own twist to the original recipe is to replace the suggested oil with coconut oil, keep the almonds whole, and add a little bit of super strong coffee instead of almond extract.



What is ME, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis?

Be aware of invisibility

May 12th is International ME Awareness Day.

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) is a hugely incapacitating neuroimmune illness that affects virtually every bodily system.

Why is it so incredibly important to spread awareness of this particular illness? Continue reading to find out…

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Compliments of the Mystery

Compliments of the Mystery Self-Striping Yarn

Compliments of the Mystery

More self-striping hand-dyed sock yarn :) This one is a 3-striper: teal, purple and light gray, on a BFL/nylon high twist yarn base = my fave.

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