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We are at Fleece Artist’s siteEstamos no site da Fleece Artist!

Few days ago I was contacted by Fleece Artist to authorize the photo of my Desert Flower Blanket be published on its site. I made this blanket with 4 skeins of Mo (78% Mohair, 13% Wool, 9% Nylon. 225 meters /

And the family grows!E a família aumenta!

In 2015 I became officially aunt. This is very significant to me because my aunts – my mother’s sisters – were extremely important in my childhood and even today and I know that I wouldn’t be the same without their presence

Before embroidering…Antes de começar a bordar…

I have one assigment for this week, for Printing & Dyeing class, which requisite is using at least one technique of dyeing. I decided to embroider. But before I dyed my cotton floss with natural dyes. They were dyed with madder,

We are in Ply Magazine!Estamos na revista Ply!

Do you remember when I decided to start the “Study in Red”?  You can read all posts here , here and here too. From this “study” I created a pattern for a skirt – the Rouge skirt. That was now published in Ply

Halloween: final partHalloween: parte final

Finnally, my halloween costume was made just in time to be used. I was part to Enterprise crew (Engineering), known as the high danger sector in the spaceship. Of course, only people with age superior to 30 years old understood.

Halloween: parts 1, 2 and 3Halloween 2a. e 3a. parte

We are preparing a knit meeting special Halloween at La Maison Tricotée and, of course I was freeking out thinking about my costume. Since it wasn’t part of my culture, I had no clue whatsoever about what wear. I mean, witches

Alice in her little dressAlice e seu vestidinho

Do you remeber the gifts I knitted for my friend’s daughter, Alice? At that time she was in her mum’s belly but now she is 3 months. Roberta sent a picture of her using the Little Sister’s Dress and playing

Study in scarlet: making plansEstudo em Vermelho: fazendo planos

Someone already said: creativity is 90% of hard work + 10% of inspiration. I can’t agree more. Behind every (knit) idea well succeed there are plans, calculations, swatches (MANY!), sketches… And this is what I did this week. At first,

Blank Canvas in purpleBlank Canvas em roxo

This is one (of many) reason why I was being so secretive: I was studying. I registered and accomplish at Ysolda Teague’s online course, Perfect Sweater, promoted by Squam. It was a 4 week course, talking about everything is required

Just in case…No caso de você…

… you are thinking that I’ve been sleeping: 680m of a 3ply merino, worst weight, ready for my project – and I still have 3 half full bobbins to ply, in case these meters aren’t enough. I’m still thinking it’s

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