Knitting & Crochet – Learning About Yarns

My Nyamnyam yarns : Coco, Beige, and
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There are so many wonderful brands, textures and colours of yarns readily available online nowadays that it's a great mystery to me how I have been able to resist the urge to get some new yarns for myself for more or less 2 years, until about 2 weeks ago, when I finally ended my abstinence because ....... My Nona yarns are almost all used up to make crochet hexagons. Later, I will crochet just a few more and continue sewing them together to make a bigger this: Surfing For New Yarns You may notice that I also used other brands of yarn [...]

Knitted Handphone Case

Knitted Handphone Case
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I can't believe that nearly 1 month has passed since my last post.  And now we are looking forward to celebrating Chinese New Year!  Isn't it incredible? Probably due to the extreme and unpredictable weather, many around Kota Kinabalu, including my family, have been unwell - fever, coughing, sore-throat and flu. Thankfully, the worst has passed and now, I can start posting again. I knitted the above hp cover while nursing my kids a few weeks ago.  The pattern was accidental, and didn't plan to turn my practice piece into a handphone case.  I find knitting very difficult, and I admit, it took me a very [...]

Crafting Resolutions in 2015

My first ever Patchwork Laptop Sleeve (with zipper, yeay!)
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Yesterday, 5.1.15, my youngest son turned 6.  Ahhh... how time flies.... He used to be this small: Now, I can't get him to sit on it without first answering his many questions.  Come to think about it, I started this blog when he was 1 year old, after he has mastered the art of walking and running. :D  How he loves to run, even to this day!  Having older siblings really helped - they have inspired and motivated me to start this blog.  Couldn't have maintained this sort-of 'crafting journal' of mine without my family's support. I want to talk about [...]