Letting Go of Fearlessness

Above the horizon

It’s been a while since I last shared my meditative musings here…

जो भी मैं कहना चाहूं, बर्बाद करें अल्फ़ाज़ मेरे
Jo bhi main kehna chahoon, barbaad kare alfaaz mere
Words destroy what I have to say

The sentence above is the first line of the song Jo Bhi Main from the soundtrack of one of my favourite films, Imtiaz Ali’s Rockstar. It says it all.

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New-To-You Spinalong: Week 1

Malabrigo Nube on IST Crafts Turkish Spindle

Here’s my progress so far on the New-To-You Spinalong challenge :)

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New-To-You Spinalong!

Malabrigo Nube on the Turkish

Malia of yarnraising.com is currently hosting a spinalong that runs until the end of October, and I’m joining in!

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Spinning Show & Tell

BFL/Merino Hilltop Cloud

This is my latest spindle spinning project :) I’m still just playing around and learning as I go, trying different techniques and not worrying about the result at all — so much fun!

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Anyone Can Slay A Dragon…

Anyone can slay a dragon...

via debcquilts on instagram

love love love


This Week I Am…

Heavenly Lakrits

This week I am:

reading City of Bones by Cassandra Clare, because I want to read the book before I watch the film, and I want to watch the film only because of Aidan Turner (aka Mitchell from Being Human UK, one of my all-time favourite vampires!);

watching the television miniseries Top of the Lake;

looking forward to the release of the book The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater (part 2 of The Raven Cycle) on 17 Sept;

drinking hot chocolate with marshmallows and fresh chili from my parents’ garden;

golluming over my Heavenly Lakrits tin (perfect for stitch markers, darning needles and seed beads!);

sleeping, so much;


The format of this post is inspired by a post my favourite author Maggie O’Farrell made a while back.


Life Happens


Mooji ♥

“Everything happens in a presence that does not happen.”
~ Mooji


Hand dyed: Gothic Byzantium, Again

Visjö Gothic Byzantium

Visjö Gothic Byzantium

More yarn out of the dye pot! 100% wool this time, sport weight. I’m very happy :)

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Mishtik Sweet Dreams, Done!

Sweet Dreams lace detail

Sweet Dreams shawl in hand dyed mulberry silk

Yet another shawl off the needles! I absolutely love this design, this pattern :) This was my second Sweet Dreams by Boo Knits, and I will most definitely knit this pattern again, soon..!

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Byzantium Dreams, Done!

Sweet Dreams in Gothic Byzantium

Byzantium Dreams

My first Sweet Dreams shawl is finished, yay!

I absolutely love this design, this pattern, and I will most definitely knit more of these :) Looks great, very enjoyable to knit, perfect size and shape, and in this particular yarn it’s soo snuggly and looked lovely even before it was blocked..!

I’m very happy with the mods I made (see details below), and would do the same next time. Next time I would probably use much fewer beads though, and place the beads a bit differently (especially the chart c/border ones).

The Pick A Boo! Knitalong continues until the end of August, and I will keep working on my other half-finished Boo shawls :)

More pictures below the cut..!

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