Hello and welcome too my new blog where I'll share with you my Yarn Journey.
I've been a knitter since the age of 8yrs old, I worked as a Professional knitter making Aran Jumpers for Japanese Tourist for a Giftware shop in a Winery in NSW not far from where we living at the time with 2 small children.
Each winter of course my kids had new jumpers, we moved from Sydney too Port Macquarie on the NSW mid north coast Xmas 1990. I knitted on and off but we found the winters not as cold as in Sydney and the kids were older and preferred too wear Track tops, early 1997 I was introduced too Patchwork, a craft that I've loved for many years but was happy knitting.
we moved too the Gold Coast late 2001, my obsession with patchwork grew and the needles were packed away.
over the last 2-3 winters I've really felt like knitting again and it wasn't till this winter I decided too take a step back with my patchwork and pick up the needles again, I've been on Instagram for awhile and then I found Podcast, knitting podcast which I was listening too late at night after work while stitching, well it wasn't long and I soon discovered Hand Dyed Yarns, so the yarn journey began, I re-joined Ravelry stocked up my yarn stash and the knitting hasn't stopped..

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

My first Hand Dyed Yarn.

My first hand dyed yarn was brought from Kristen of Skeinyarn in Coff's Harbour NSW.back in May this year.
This skein is called Peace and I used it for my very first shawl after I joined the Shawl Society on Ravelry by Helen Stewart of Curious Hand Made. The Amulet Shawl.

This skein is called PEACE.
I added a light Grey with Peace, I'm happy with how it turned out.
Till next time
Happy Knitting
Maree

2 comments:

  1. Good on you Maree! I look forward to reading more of your blogs xxx

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