Monthly Archives: August 2009


Friends of ours went to the Faroe Islands  and bought yarn for me there. It is such a great yarn, a very rustic looking wool, brown-grey. It smells so nice, a very strong sheep smell. I love it. It hasn’t … Continue reading

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I have finished Woolsthorpe. It looks different than in the book, much wider and a lot shorter, so I was disappointed at first. But when you don’t compare it with the book it is a nice cardigan.  Very soft and … Continue reading

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The postman made me very happy this week. My yarn pack for Ginny from Kim Hargreaves arrived. It was such a lovely package, it felt like opening a birthday present. This is how it looked: I think I will love … Continue reading

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Precious from Kim Hargreaves

Wow, the new book from Kim Hargreaves is there: Precious. I’ve been stalking her website for days, quite freaky actually. And again: I love it. It has a different styling than Breeze, a lot of the sweaters are knitted in … Continue reading

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I went to visit my sister again in The Hague and visited the yarn shop Woool again too. I could buy 2 extra balls of Debbie Bliss Cashmerino DK in the same dye lot I am using for Willow. Now … Continue reading

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