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Tammy

A Canadian girl living in the Netherlands with her Dutch hubby. A total TV and movie junkie who enjoys crafting, nail art, cuddling her dogs and general geekery. Otherwise just working on getting by and making a life for herself in her 'new' country.

Last Dance on the Beach CAL: Week 12

ScheepjesCAL2016

Welcome! Well, the final square is mine and I can’t believe we are here already, wow… just a few weeks to go and many of you will have a completed blanket! Although, some of us will wonder what we will do with all our free time on Wednesdays… I hope you like the square …

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StoneWashed BlueSand Cardigan Complete!

BlueSand Cardigan

FINALLY! My BlueSand Cardigan finished! Well, it’s been finished for a while but I’ve been so busy wearing it and loving it that I haven’t gotten around to writing about it! Please ignore the state of me in the photo. I’m dreadfully anemic at the moment and had just had a …

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Black Brook Beanie Reveal

Black Brook Beanie

Remember the hat design I said I was working on, well I did actually finish it! Ta daaa, the Black Brook Beanie! It seems a bit late in the season to be revealing a hat, unless you’re in Canada or something! Whatever, it’s not too early to start preparing for next …

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Stripey Sock Love

Stripey Socks

I’ve been on a bit of a sock kick lately, and have been putting my stash of Scheepjes Invicta Extra and Invicta Colour to good use.  My favourite so far are these striped socks!  If you can knit socks this is super easy.  Not a pattern as such, as we …

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Holiday Hat Design Plans

Scheepjes Merino Hat

A while back I mentioned on my Facebook page that my husband and I have plans to visit Iceland this spring. Of course, with plans for an adventure like that, you need to prepare!  By prepare, I mean knit hats and socks like your life depends on it! Since I’ve been on …

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Mira River Wrap Pattern

Mira River Wrap

As promised, I have the pattern ready for the Mira River Wrap.  I enjoyed making this so much and am really proud of it, I hope you like it too! In the pattern I’ve included instructions for both a beaded and non-beaded version, although I can’t imagine why you wouldn’t …

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Our Cottage Christmas Getaway

cottagexmas

I know it’s not totally unlike me to not write regularly, but just in case you were wondering why I went so silent after my last post, it’s because I’ve been away for the last three weeks! I’ve been blissfully knitting, designing, reading and generally being a big ol’ lazy …

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Preview: Mira River Wrap

Mira River Wrap

So, here it is! I can finally share some photos of my very first design and I must say I’m pretty in love with it. It’s just a preview at the moment as I still have to write out the pattern.  You can expect early in the new year, or …

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Candy Cane Wine Cozy

Candy Cane Wine Cozy

Ok folks!  Here it is, my very first ever released design!  I know I said my beaded scarf was my first design, and it is…. but this was a lot quicker to make, so I was able to release it first.  Just in time for the Scheepjes Christmas Blog Hop! …

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Scheepjes Christmas Blog Hop 2015

Scheepjes Blog Hop 2015

Remember last year when us Scheepjes Bloggers got together for a Christmas blog hop? Well, we’re back for another!  We will be sharing both knitted and crocheted Christmas designs for yourself or quick gifts for friends and family, all projects that can be whipped up just in time for Christmas! …

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Sneak Peak: My First Design

Alpaca Rhythm

Yup, you read right. I designed a thing… or am in the process of designing a thing, rather.   I’m carefully tiptoeing into the world of design!  I have decided to start off simple, with a nice scarf in a stitch I discovered recently and really loved.  This kept the …

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