Elephant Walk at Rain Spa

Ever wonder what it feels like to have a tiny Elephant walk across your back?
Or what the warm African sun would feel like if it was poured on to your skin?

I had the privilege of going to Rain Africa Spa in Cavendish to find out.

images I met Ronel from Rain at the Cape Town Bloggers meetup, I was so impressed with the company ethos of handmade, organic and fairtrade, that I had to find out more about the company. I was very interested to hear about the ladies in the community that they help support who do knitting and crochet for them.
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Episode 34: Winter is coming

After a short delay due to our floors being done, Rachel and I are back

Rachel graduated from her Chaeli Campaign Ambassadors course and she has decided to continue next year. A huge thank you to everyone who helped with the hats, washcloths and donations.
Last weeks winner of the Cape Point hat already has the pattern so we drew again, Lilymaya is our new lucky winner.

My blogging A-Z did not go that well, so I am thinking of a new way to do this.

I met with Meg from Mind The Curves to talk about designing for plus sizes and would love to hear if anyone else has any input.

Finished Objects

– my Sockhead hat in the Wombling Free colourway from Den of Yarniquity is finished

– I have done the first square of my Log Cabin Blanket
Waiting for some yarn from Yarn Stash PMB to compete my 2nd square, she is having a 25% off sale until 15 May

– One of Yme’s socks is done in Opal Hundertwasser with Fish Lips Kiss heel

Works in Progress

Sylvi for Karin

Tau which is in the naughty corner – I am still worried it will not fit

Acquisitions
Lovely gifts from Erica in sweden,

Erin in US sent Rachel a lovely parcel

and my April sock yarn from Sally (wooldiaries)

Competitions and KALs

Don’t forget to enter the Pearl of the Pacific pattern giveaway and come and share your beach memories.

Remember how I said I was not going to do a KAL now, well plans changed and with the new Game of Thrones out and winter arriving in South Africa I have decided to do a Winter is coming shawl KAL
The pattern is 40% off until the end of April with the code: GoT
You have until 21 June to knit the shawl and enter it in the thread to be in with a chance to win some prizes.

The most amazing of which is a ball of gradient dyed Yarn from Twisted Fiber Art
It changed from black, through grey to light grey/white

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Other prizes include:
A pattern from my collection of the winners choice
Any pattern of the winners choice up to the value of $7

So come along and join the fun.