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Silky petals, Coconut macaroons

My petals are coming along. I’m thinking of going with five petals per flower. Toying with the idea of making bigger petals as well. The pattern is easy which let’s me listen to podcasts while knitting. I made my first coconut macaroons in Taiwan. Our little oven has the option of just turning the top or bottom heat on so […]

New knitting project and a screenprint bag

Oh the joy of a new knitting project! I’m creating an art installation piece to hang over our loft railing. This is a lotus flower petal. I’ll be making as many as I can and then assembling them into flowers. I wrote a pattern for the petals and will most likely make I-cord out of green yarn for the stems […]

Knitting, baking but most of all puppets!

Great progress on the knucks last night. I used Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind-Off so the cuffs easily stretch over my hands. Every time I do this BO I forget how so Cat Bordhi’s tutorial was quite helpful. When I first became gluten intolerant I was getting sick almost every time I ate. My naturopath doctor said my body was in crisis […]

Knitting, Biscottis

I’m making great progress on my new Knucks. This is a great pattern! Gluten free biscottis have been the snack I’ve been craving most since coming to Taiwan. I used this new recipe that used only almond flour instead of my usual flour mixture. They aren’t as pretty as I’m used to making but they taste delicious. The recipe called […]

Fingers and Puppets

I spent last night knitting in bed while listening to a podcast accompanied by gentle, persistent rain. This alpaca yarn smells so good! Now that the fingers are made I’m zipping along on the main hand section. Josh took me shopping in the Song Shang District last night. I did not bring enough socks with me so stocked up. Check […]

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