Category Archives: Bendigo Woollen Mills

A Hudson hat for Elena

When Elena saw I’d finished a hat for Hugo, she wanted in on the action. Luckily, I started this Hudson hat way back in November. I had all the knitting done, all that was left was to make the tassel … Continue reading

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A warm head for Hugo

Reading northern hemisphere knitting blogs during the Australian summer prompts some odd behaviour. I recently spied the garter ear flap hat pattern on the gorgeous Purl Bee. How could I resist? Elena is the most frequent recipient of my knitted … Continue reading

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Biting the cables bullet

I have a habit of getting into a crafting rut – making the same thing, over and over (case in point – my love of the in threes baby cardigan). Every now and again, I go out on a limb. … Continue reading

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A cute set for some cute siblings

Some dear friends welcomed a cute baby boy into their family recently. Given I was also running really late with his big sister’s first birthday present, his arrival presented me with an irresistible opportunity to knit a sibling set. Both … Continue reading

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A big week and a Granny’s Favourite

We’ve had a big week here in the ruth plus two household. We’ve had a second birthday, a business trip (not me, obviously), two little ones finishing courses of antibiotics, grandparents here to stay (thank goodness for Grandma and Granddad), … Continue reading

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Covert robin: what I made for Quilting Mumma

I was so excited to participate in this year’s Covert robin, a craft swap co-hosted by Imagine Gnats and a handful of other talented crafty bloggers. I must admit I was a little stumped as to what to make Ally … Continue reading

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Celebrate the BOY!: Baby Sophisticate

We visited some friends and their newborn son on the weekend. He’s a total cutie and they all seem to be doing very well. Elena seemed a little concerned at first – I think she thought the little one might … Continue reading

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