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Best Laid Palns: EYF BlackerPodKal Update

As Friday rolls in I know I should be posting an update on the Blacker PodKAL for EYF 2017. Right about now I should be holding up a finished Fade and Flip shawl that I started diligently, weeks ago. As you see, I’m not…… The Fade and Flip shawl in the Tamar 4 ply were… Continue reading Best Laid Palns: EYF BlackerPodKal Update

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February in the Cottage Garden

This post contains no affiliate links This weekend I have been cleaning and planning in earnest for the growing season ahead. I have ordered my potatoes and any extra seeds that I need to top up my collection for this year. If you would like to join us then read on: Edibles This year I’m… Continue reading February in the Cottage Garden

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One Million Trees in One Day; Save The Trees

  Every now and then I like to help out a charity or organisation when I can and yes since the babies are so small, I have been hiding behind my comfortable desk within my warm house to do that. On Saturday though, I got wrapped up and headed on out to get my hands… Continue reading One Million Trees in One Day; Save The Trees

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It’s A Mystery: An Intriguing Podcast MKAL

Last week saw the launch of the new Notebook Ezine in the VIC area and along with the wonderful Interviews from Ellie & Ada and Green Elephant Yarn, there were two lovely yarn options to tickle your taste buds. What’s All This Mystery About? This March/April sees the start of a very mysterious MKAL ( Mystery… Continue reading It’s A Mystery: An Intriguing Podcast MKAL

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Transparency in Knitwear Design, Knitgrrl’s Patreon Project

Scrolling through Ravelry, you come across two patterns, one free and one pay per download. The free pattern isn’t as nice as the pay per download pattern but that 8 – 10 euro pattern (with currency conversion) seems a little steep. So, you talk yourself out of the pattern and click the free download. But… Continue reading Transparency in Knitwear Design, Knitgrrl’s Patreon Project

CLN Podcast Episode 8 with Angelina Panozzo

Hello and welcome to the CLN podcast. Episode 8 is here with a very special guest Angelina Panozzo aka Gamer Crafting. With a background in music, years of experience in the yarn industry in a few different countries and a strong interest in gaming, I know this is one interview you will be listening to… Continue reading CLN Podcast Episode 8 with Angelina Panozzo

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The Cottage Notebook: Concept, Published & On Air

It is really hard to imagine that the Notebook was only launched in September 2016 and the last 5 months have been a rollercoaster ride that, quite frankly, I hope never ends. I am so grateful to all that read, listen and share in everything that I do here. Today, I finally had some down… Continue reading The Cottage Notebook: Concept, Published & On Air