Browsing All Posts published on »October, 2010«

My inspiration this week

October 29, 2010 by

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A card from afar (Thanks Anna!) A new winter jacket that I am sewing. Autumn… Need I say more?

Knitting: Madrona Shawl

October 27, 2010 by

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I’ve been sick the last few days, so I’ve been spending a lot of time sleeping, knitting, drinking tea and watching the rain outside my window. It’s definietly put a dent in my whole plan to finish up my Apple Spice pattern (which is so close to being finished… Anyone out there feel like test […]

Print: Wheel Love

October 22, 2010 by

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Made a thank you present for my friend Jude after she helped me build my first set of wheels. Her version is nicely framed, but I kept one of the first drafts of the print and stuck it right above my computer, and when I’d rather be out on a ride than stuck doing work, […]

Knitting: Golden Wheat

October 22, 2010 by

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Knitting pattern: golden wheat by Veera. My version is on Ravelry here. Yarn: 4 skeins Cascade Wool 220 & 2 skeins Cascade Alpaca Lace, held double. Cascade Wool 220 is the most popular yarn on Ravelry, so there’s not much I could  say that hasn’t been said before. It’s a nice, basic wool yarn that is reasonably priced. I […]

Blue

October 20, 2010 by

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It seems to be a theme right now… A future sweater & a future quilt

Quinoa, Carrot and Hazelnut Bread

October 19, 2010 by

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I’ve been told the quinoa obsession is out of control. But there’s something about a grain that can be used in sweet baked goods that I find irresistible. A handful of carrots left over from farmers market inspired this bread, which leans more towards a dense cake, but less sweet, than actual bread. Best served straight […]

Weekend Joys

October 19, 2010 by

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Enjoying lazy mornings with tea and good books. Eating homemade cinnamon rolls. Taking lovely (& long) bike rides. Sitting on the balcony, in the afternoon sun, and enjoying my autumn plants. Knitting (of course).