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The revamp

Posted by alison miller on

        Hey yall after a long hiatus I am getting myself back online, The pandemic and its assorted issues really took its toll on me and my anxiety so I had to just... cut out for a while. A few months ago I was finally diagnosed with ADHD which is the main root cause of my anxiety and why everything at all times has felt like a marathon and my joy was gone. Now I'm medicated and the world is less scary I would like to be the first to admit my email box scared me. especially...

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SWEATER WEATHER!

Posted by alison miller on

Yesterday was the 10th anniversary of me setting foot in Australia and being with my husband so we took some time out and di absolutely nothing together and it was awesome. What I noticed though was, it is definitely FINALLY sweater weather down here in the Southern hemisphere! So with that in mind lets have some free sweater patterns on the bit-late-Saturday-now-Sunday-for-this-week blog! via GIPHY   This first one is exactly the kind of sweater I think of when I think of winter it looks cosy and snug and chunky Its called Metropolis by Tanis Lavallee. Its knit in a chunky...

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Celebrating mothers everywhere with free patterns and a yummy recipe!

Posted by alison miller on

Whether you have one you love, related or not, or are a mother or mother figure to someone, tomorrows about you and your mother figures. With that in mind Im choosing a few free patterns you can either lay as a promise to ma that you'll make her or note down and make for yourself as frankly, we all deserve something nice, especially right now. This first one is pretty self-explanatory as to why I chose it. Its the wonder woman wrap by Carissa Browning knit in 2 or 3 colours of fingering.  add this superhero cape to your wardrobe and...

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Sharing the love with a NOT free pattern saturday. Okay fine there is two free ones...

Posted by alison miller on

This weeks a bit different I know normally we do free patterns round here on a Saturday but this week I think showing some love to some of my favourite paid patterns is in order. Pattern writing is hard and long - I've dabbled and frankly, my attention span is too short for writing patterns. The work that goes into these is not just the knitting and making things up - especially garments were talking maths here people there math they need to do for sizing! It's well beyond me so I, as many of you also I know are...

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Fancy a quickie?? Free pattern saturday!

Posted by alison miller on

Who's got a dirty mind I was talking about quicky projects!! I've been beavering away at orders this week and other projects, like keeping my child alive and not killing my significant other, whom I love dearly but he's ALWAYS HERE. Basically keeping myself sane during quarantine has become a full-time job in itself leaving very little emotional or physical room for knitting. My project even though it gets a few rows a night feels like it's going nowhere. So I feel the need for some instant gratification projects! things that are made in the chunky stand by and can...

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