handknit socks on homemade sock blockers

Home Made Sock Blockers

Yep, I block my socks! Not every time I wear them, but when they're fresh off the needles. Before now, I've just patted them out…
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A giant granny square work in progress

A Giant Granny Square – WIP Wednesday

I've had this beautiful ball of lace weight yarn for a couple of years now. I'm turning it into a giant granny square. I'm using…
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April knitting, crochet, and more.

April Inventory

April is over and done! I wanted to share April knitting, plus a few of my favourite things from this month. April was a delight…
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A wall full of modern macrame plant hangers

That 70s Plant: Modern Macrame Plant Hangers Tutorial

Does "modern macrame plant hangers" sound like a contradiction in terms? Well it shouldn't, because macrame is back in a big way. Is it just…
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Knit a brain hat for science march

A One-of-a-Kind Knit Brain Hat for the Science March

Hey brainiacs, show the world you're proud of your smarts with a handmade knit brain hat for the science march. The pattern was designed for…
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Kind of loose ears on my knitted cat socks

Knitting Kitty Socks – WIP Wednesday

This week I've been knitting kitty socks. This WIP traveled with me to Prague. We had a wonderful trip, with not much time for knitting.…
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Some of WOOLN's offerings

Hipster Fashion, Knit By Grandma – Fashion Friday

WOOLN is embracing the handmade look with items knit by grandmas. The "knit by grandma" thing seems a little gimmicky (do they really only accept…
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Baby boom bear beanie stuffed and standing up

The Fastest Baby Knit in the West

It's official. Everyone I know is having a baby. This time it's an old colleague of my husband and I. We all worked together in New…
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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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