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Four years since I've been here. Lots of changes in my life. My darling husband Eric died last year , 26th September 2016. My ex husband also died in March of 2016. My two children had a terrible time because they lost two fathers within 6 months of each other.
I've lost several friends too - altogether 2016/17 has not been a great year, although I am coming to terms with the loss of Eric.
This is the most gorgeous pattern - and the first of its kind I have ever made.
It is the Shell Cup and Saucer pattern by Vicki Patterson - find the pattern here
My friend Gail Grunske of Gail Grunske Designs asked me to make a cup and saucer to go with the knitted cupcakes I made for her for a display in the Crow's Nest In
Recently someone published one of my patterns - Yvette's Garter
Stitch Baby Sweater - on her blog, claiming it as her own ! Prior to this, I had offered this pattern free of charge on Ravelry and elsewhere.
Due to this blatant piece of theft I have had to regretfully offer my pattern on Ravelry for a small fee....
Still finding the odd teddy and bunny to dress in a little sweater of indigenous people's flag colours... these are pre-loved toys, washed and sanitised and given a hand made new sweater.. they go to aboriginal children who are, for one reason or another, being taken into care.. Another area the Knitting for Brisbane's Needy ladies are involved in..
Christmas 2013, Knitting for