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Susan Milligan
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I haven't knitted in public for a while.............
I might just knit in public again.  I haven't for a while. One of the last times was quite eventful....I had my knitting confiscated on a Qantas flight in the post 9/11 madness.  I had spent 3 hours of a 5 hour flight peacefully knitting when one of the fli...

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Checkerboard quilt
So I put my foot down on the quilting accelerator and finished one of my 7 quilt tops in various stages of development.  I've given myself a bit of a talking to and decided it's high time they got finished as tops at least - the sandwiching, quilting and bi...

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I'm posting quite a bit to Instagram these days - it's so quick and easy, whereas the blog is a bit more effort. I like recording snippets of my day by photos - I think it's a nice gallery to reflect on. My life revolves around flowers, my dog, baking, read...

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I'm back!
So I've been away for a while.  I headed off to Bali to turn 50 somewhere warm and tropical. It was all that I could have wished for and more. A great holiday with family and friends. Then the kicker....I got dengue fever! Bit of a downer. But I'm bouncing ...

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Cheaper than therapy


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A great book
Last night I read this book - what a great read.  My daughter had picked it up on a visit to Sydney and was showing me her holiday purchases.  I sat down and read it cover to cover last night (it doesn't take long).  So much of it resonated with me.  It's g...

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A burst of colour in Perth's grey winter!
  Perth is enduring a very, very cold, windy and wet winter.  Perfect for hunkering down and crafting away.  Not that I can - I have a day job to go to :)    I am methodically sewing in ends on this crochet throw - nearly finished a year or 6 ago!  Also on ...

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Crochet: V Stitch
  I've taught myself a new stitch this past weekend and I am loving it long time!   It is really super easy and progress is super fast - like one of those AGV or TGV fast trains in Europe - this is the Vroom Vroom fast train stitch of crochet.  My thoughts ...

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Knitting frustration
  What am I doing wrong - I'm sure the neck isn't meant to look like this after you've picked up stitches around the neckline!!  I tried you-tubing a video tutorial but obviously I'm still wrong.  It looks ok around the back of the neck, but jeez it was har...
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