Episode 53: Acquisitions Galore

Rachel and I went to the opening of the first Sebastian Baby wear store in Cape Town.

I have written a full blog post here

Just look at these cute clothes at very reasonable prices

Speaking of babies, any suggestions for a good baby sweater/cardigan pattern?

Hilarious Video about People without kids don’t know


My friend Julia gave me some Hartlam Mooi River Bulky, which is Baby Alpaca in Peach Melba colourway.

My FO and Dye magic swap from Dave
He made Rachel and I a Voodoo You love Me toy, the pattern is by Susan Claudino

CaraBea gave me some beautiful yarn from Burrow and Soar in the Pink Hair and Faded Denim colourway

Emilia gave us all such beautiful things including lovely project bags and even a crayon bag for Titus.
The yarn for Caleb was Felici from Knit Picks in Highland
Rachel: Fibre from Enchanted Knoll Farms Bliss 65 Superwash merion and 35 tussah Silk in Oasis Colourway
Me: Arucania Fine Merino sock yarn

Thank you Julai Stumpy01 for the lovely yarn and fibre for the kids


Watermelon cowl for Titus’s teacher which is a pattern I am designing, it will be along the lines of the Volstruis cowl from my book. Yarn is [One of a Kind Yarn][2] 100% Bamboo I have finished the knitting and now need to decide on a lining or not.

My November socks which are in the Beach Towel colourway from Gina at Stellar Fibreworks on her sock base. I have finished the first sock and the 2nd is in progress, The Geek really liked these so I am making them for him

Mrs Beeton wrist warmers I have finished one. The fingering weight yarn is Nurturing Fibres and the lace is Hartlam

Other finished objects I cant show you yet


Knitting her birthday yarn socks which was in the Happy Birthday colour from Electric carnation on her twinkle sock base.

Spinning Countess Ablaze in Geeks Like Rainbows too. She finished a plied her first 50g
She has been spinning other stuff as gifts which we forgot to take a picture of.
Current spinning is some Welsh Black from Helena

Cross Stitch Chicken

Thanks for watching


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