A sweet and cabled blue baby aran sweater

Baby Aran Sweater

When my niece was little (well, littler), my sister dressed her in a sweet baby Aran sweater. It was densely cabled and handknit by some…
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Granny Hexagon Crochet Blanket in progress

The Big Ugly: My Granny Hexagon Crochet Blanket

I last updated you on my granny hexagon crochet blanket (AKA The Big Ugly) almost two years ago. Since then, I've been chipping away at…
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Evil Eye Gloves for March for our Lives

Evil Eye Gloves for March for our Lives

I knit a pair of Evil Eye Gloves for the March for our Lives, because how inspiring are these young people? Like the Pussy Hat,…
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Knitted turban styled with glasses and the flu

A Vintage Knitted Turban Pattern (For When You’ve Knitted Every Hat)

Why a knitted turban? Well, there comes a time in every knitters life, where one has simply knitted every beanie. Cables, colourwork, a decorative brim...…
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15 fox amigurumi patterns

The 35 Cutest Amigurumi Foxes – Free Pattern Roundup

How cute are amigurumi foxes?? I just love those little guys. (more…)
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Close up of my completed Persian Tiles Crochet Blanket

Persian Tiles Crochet Blanket: Finished!

After six weeks and two countries (three, if you count our stopover in Singapore), my Persian Tiles crochet blanket is finished! I've blogged about this…
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A little amigurumi toy raindrop

What is Amigurumi?

What is amigurumi? Why, it's your new crochet obsession, of course.  Amigurumi is the art of crocheting or knitting toys. Like so many good things,…
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Losing at Yarn Chicken

Losing at Yarn Chicken

I am so, so close to the end of my Persian Tiles blanket - but then I played yarn chicken (and I lost). Yarn chicken…
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About me

My name is Rachel, and when I'm not crocheting or knitting, I might be playing ukulele, or mucking around on the internet. I'm a New Zealander and in Geneva, with my husband. Find out more or say hi.

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