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Category Archives: knitting

handmade, slow: 3 magazines to look out for

we’re thrilled to see the rise of the slow and handmade, and one way of gauging interest is media. launching on kickstarter today, with half of their goal already reached is handmade, a magazine from juniper moon farm. juniper moon farm holds a special place in our heart – through offering subscriptions to yarn and […]

nikki gabriel goodness, spot the chart, inspiration

after several phonecalls and enquiries (we’re terribly good at getting lost) we finally made it to the nikki gabriel sale. nikki had the most amazing dress on, which was either a dress from the summer 09 collection, or something very similar. while we didn’t take any photos in the store of the small selection available, […]

melbourne fashion festival, knit/craft happenings

we were just a tad shocked going through the craft victoria highlights of loreal melbourne fashion festival, which is on throughout march. their highlights have none of ours, so we figured…better let you know about ’em. starting tonight with their launch, material culture is an exhibition of RMIT textiles and design alumni (not only students, […]

mosses and mushrooms and whimsy, oh my!

found on twitter via the wonderful ravelry staffer rainydaygoods: tinyowlknits aka stephanie dosen is someone to make your day just that little bit more wonderful. an amazing knitting talent (just looking at her projects makes us swoon), she’s got the vocal chops too, which you can witness on rockwiz.

prudence mapstone freeform workshops oct 2-3

passing on the word from prudence mapstone: I will be in Melbourne again for the CraftExpo next month, but because there will only be mini workshops at that show I have decided to fly down a little early so that I can run a couple of full-day freeform classes before the show. They will be […]

the beginnings of drape drape dressing.

whilst on a lil’ vacation at the markmaker’s, we were going through her japanese sewing books, and fell in lust with the drape drape books. they’re japanese sewing books which have gained quite the cult following in blogland, and the whole draping fashion in general seems to have boomed of late. being impatient to get […]