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Old Time Market Place

Hey there everyone. Recently we all went to see a theatre group called “The Cinquanta” who replicate an old time market place, placed in the late 1800′s to early 1900′s in Italy, as a moving museum. All the equipment pieces are actual antique pieces from the time. The group also sang folks songs of the [...]

Dreamcatcher afghan square

I made this square recently for a Ravelry friend’s comfort ghan, several of us got together and contributed a square of our choosing, and any colour we liked. The Dreamcatcher is my favourite pattern: Its gorgeous, and would look great in a variegated (multicoloured) yarn. If you’re interested in making one, you can find the [...]

Winter Sky Scarf – made with hand dyed yarn

I finally finished it ! This was white woollen yarn which I dyed myself (see earlier post for a pic of the dyeing process). Then my friend Cheryl came by yesterday and brought some broken necklaces and beads for crafting and she had the perfect colour to adorn the ends of the scarf with ! [...]

Op Shopping in Melbourne

There’s a new blog in town, about Op Shopping in Melbourne. It is a collaborative blog which means there is input about great Op Shop finds from a variety of bloggers, as they share their experiences of op shopping in and around Melbourne. An excellent feature is the handy locality listing down the right hand [...]

Crochet Lovers Victoria Meet-Up

All about our August Meet-Up ! Wow. The meet-up today went BEYOND my wildest expectations. Never could I have possibly imagined a more lovely, wonderful, crochet fanatical and yarn obsessed bunch ! We were going to have a formal “show and tell” but all that went to mud as we all arrived and started admiring [...]