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Is it possible to overeat potatoes?

Being at home, hiding from the extreme cold outside, and low on salty/carby snacks has means I’ve had to get creative. I made this recipe a long time ago and realized that with enough planning its PERFECT for when I want chips without all the salt and fat. Crash Hot PotatoesMan, do I love Australia. […]

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Daily photo: spotted in a Parisian flea market

Spotted in a Parisian flea market

On my second day in Paris, I wandered up from the apartment a friend had graciously allowed me to spend the night at to the famed cemetery, Père Lachaise. It was a Saturday, and outside the main entrance was a wonderful flea market spanning the length of the property. I found this rusty old metal […]

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Swatch all the things!

Knit Picks "Hollyberry"

I’ve decided to give making my own pattern a go. I won’t tell you what it is yet (not that anyone is reading anyway haha), but here are the swatches I’m basing the measurements on.

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Simple wrist warmers

Almost half the skein left over

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. 

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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 road. This young girl […]

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