Author Archives: tcosy

My 5 Favourite Crochet Tricks

While there are many guides to the basic crochet stitches, it can be harder to track down some of the more interesting techniques that can add the little extra polish to a project. Craft learning has really brought home to me … Continue reading

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Happy 2015!

Happy New Year! I can’t say I ever want to go through the year that was 2014 again, but there were some highlights.  I learnt to dye and spin which has been fantastic fun, I’ve gotten much better at precision … Continue reading

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Adventures in Spinning

Wow, I haven’t posted in ages.  Since that time I’ve taken up a new hobby: spinning.  Like many first timers I started out with a drop spindle.   This particular one is the Ashford Classic and weighs in at 90gms … Continue reading

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New Project: Oriental Lily Dress (maybe a tunic, haven’t decided yet)

Even though I still haven’t finished so many of my WIPs, I’ve started a new project for the Winter.  I’m following Georgie Hallam’s free pattern for her Oriental Lily Dress.  It’s a lovely, simple design both to knit and to look … Continue reading

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Toddler Questions are so Cute

Miss2: “Today Tuesday?” Me: “Ah, today’s Wednesday.” Miss2: “Wednesday. All day?” I think she was hoping for a chance of it being playgroup day by the afternoon This blog pressed using Tinydesk

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Combodia Knits – Backing my first Kickstarter

An exciting thing has happened.  Kickstarter is now available in Australia!!  Woohoo! If you’re not familiar with Kickstarter it’s will worth checking out.  It’s an artsy themed crowd funding system. Which means that if you have a project (a pattern, a … Continue reading

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Savoury Muffins

These muffins are my absolute favourite easy go-to recipe.  One part self-raising flour, one part grated cheese, one part milk and then extras and seasonings to taste.  They freeze and can be made (apart from the milk) entirely from products … Continue reading

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