Simple wrist warmers

Simple wrist warmers

Another day, another pair of wrist warmers that have been languishing on the needles for months on end done. After this, I am seriously craving something to knit that isn’t done with sock yarn! Pattern at the bottom, beneath the photos.  Needle and yarn Needle:...
Quechua girl and her huarizo

Quechua girl and her huarizo

Christmas Day 2011 saw me deep within Peru’s Colca Canyon. Along the way from the town of Chivay (where we had spent Christmas Eve) to the Mirador Cruz del Condor (where we would later see the wild birds in flight!) were a number of small markets on the side of...
The perils of moths

The perils of moths

I’m a knitter, and even though it’s been years since I’ve actively made anything, I still have heaps of precious yarn carefully put aside for when the urge to create something comes around. Or so I thought. See, the way I usually go about storing...
Anapji, South Korea

Anapji, South Korea

An easy day trip from Busan (I took the local bus service, cheap and easy!), Gyeonju is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and considered to be a living city complete with a burial mound complex, museum, and the world’s oldest surviving observatory. I came across...

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