Journal of a Vratch
Friday, February 25, 2005
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Broadripple Socks from this free pattern using KnitPicks Sock Garden in Geranium
and knitted on US #2 bamboo Double Pointed Needles.

Very Thick Socks from this free pattern using two strands of yarn: Harris Tweed Textiles Shetland 4 Ply, Dark Burgundy, L23 & Recycled Pink Mohair.
I started them on US #3 bamboo DPNs but they were too small and really hurt my hands so the foot was knit in US #4 Metal DPNS.

Sunday, November 21, 2004
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Groovy Silk Fabric. Currently a pair of Culottes...

My new bag...

Tuesday, October 19, 2004
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This is my the first sock I've knitted. It's in Dalegarn Heilo yarn which is sport weight I think. I've just turned the heel on the second one and can't wait to finish them so I can wear them.

My first sock

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A picture of the evil, twosome:

And another to show how menacing they are:

Tuesday, August 17, 2004
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I finally tried needle felting. It was much more difficult than it looks and my first attempt was rather disappointing. Here it is:

Thursday, July 15, 2004
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Fresh from the Japanese Plum tree in my garden, here is my latest favourite snack. These are the ones I managed to get to before the squirrels did:
And just in case you thought I'd sneakily bought them from Larry's Market here's a shot with the leaves:
They're not actually as big as plums you'd buy from the supermarket. More bite sized, mini plums.

Wednesday, July 07, 2004
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I made Tiffin cake from a recipe my Mum sent me:

Monday, July 05, 2004
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I bought these Dr Scholl sandals in San Francisco lsat year while on holiday with my Mum. This summer I decided to liven them up and paint them with acrylics:

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