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Je m'appelle Melody et depuis toujours j'aime voyager. J'ai ouvert mon blog il y a plusieurs années de cela pour partager avec mes proches les deux ans que j'ai passé en Chine. Depuis beaucoup de choses ont changé! J'aime voyager mais pas prendre l'avion, lire, tricoter, faire du yoga, les jolies illustrations, les boissons chaudes, la photographie, les groupes folks et j'en passe... Je vous invite à la découverte!

Heathered cardigan

Not a long time ago, Karen shared her thoughts on slow fashion & how she would like to be able to make 25% of her clothes. Since that day, her idea is stuck really deep in my mind. Over the years, I started to change my buying habits...
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A swap, stash enhancement & a new design

A few months back, I got in touch with the dear Grace a.k.a Juniper Grace. She's hosting the most wonderful podcast, and I'm always hoping that she's going to release a new episode every week. So when she asked me if I would like to swap...
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The last hat -Sea to sky-

  At the same time last year, my friend Charlotte and I decided to challenge ourselves, and knit every single month of the year, our favourite accessories - hats. And I cannot believe that it's been twelve months since the challenge...
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My most precious & worn knits

My most precious and worn knits. Top down: Orchids and fairy lights in Malabrigo worsted, Pearl / Dustland in Mirasol Miski, Storm/ Heathered in BC Garn Allino cl21 / Praline in De Rerum Natura Ulysse, Aster.
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The yarn dilemma

A week after casting off my last big project, I found myself browsing cardigan patterns on ravelry - again. I thought my wrists would get tired after knitting non-stop, but they don't seem to mind at all. That's the exact opposite...
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Brewing coffee {The moka pot}

What's your favourite way to brew coffee? Do you use a coffee machine, a coffee press, a moka pot? Before Latvia, I always used to use a coffee machine to brew my coffee. I didn't even know that they were other ways to do it. But since I...
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Equinox: starting a mini veggie garden, indoors

What could be the best way to celebrate the first day of Spring than starting a mini indoors veg garden? Last week, when we just got hitten by a big snowstorm, I went to my local nursery to grap some equipment for my springy project. I was...
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Azalea, Botanical garden Riga

Some pictures from yesterday morning at the botanical garden here, in Riga. I waited for a long time to see this exhibition about azalea. It was really beautiful, and I didn't know that so many varieties of the same plant existed. The...
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Treasured, in the woods

1/ A mini forest. 2/ Laying down on the moss, listening to the forest's heart. 3/Beautiful shades of green. 4/ I spotted several squirrel "nest" and their winter garbage. 5/ Green again Some precious moments in these beautiful Latvian...
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Early Spring in baby pink

Oh this week-end really smelled like Spring. I wanted to go back to the woods so badly, and pick up daffodils, and have a long walk near the lake and start growing veggies on my tiny balcony....Well, I might pop up to my local nursery to...
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Homesteading diary: Home brewed Kombucha

About a month ago, I became the new owner of a mother kombucha aka SCOBY (symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast). The same night I got it, I spend a few hours researching how to take care of my new pet. I discovered that kombucha could...
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Dianthus caryophyllus

It's very hard to explain how simple flowers can bring so much joy in a kitchen and in a heart.
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Eleven out of twelve {a test knit hat}

A few weeks ago, I stumbled upon one amazing picture on sweaterspotter's Instagram profile. She posted this beautiful photograph of a yellowish, bubblish hat, that happened to be her newest design. As soon as I saw it, I knew that I had to...
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It's in those places that my heart belongs to

Yesterday afternoon was pretty magical. I was lucky enough to be able to witness the first signs of Spring. The sun was high in the blue sky, shining on my woolen blanket, and heating up my back while I was working on some stitches. I had...
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Linen & Cotton, WIP ⎨Heathered⎬

Pattern: Heathered // Yarn: bc garn, allino in mustard
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Heather & Tulips

I realised that since my cardigan's finished, I found myself browsing ravelry pages persistently, for sweater patterns. I selected a few, and set them on the side to knit them later. But there's one cardigan that really caught my eye...
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Lately, flowers, lovely mail, tea & bath

I've been so grateful lately. Especially for the lovely mail that I received from my friend Liesl. Her packaging is the most precious one. I've been grateful for the beautiful tulips that I bought at the market and stayed in my kitchen for...
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A Latvian Wool Circle

Since early December, I'm taking part in a "wool circle " that my dear friend Kristin hosts in her fantastic studio every week. I kept telling myself for a long time that I should bring my camera and snap pictures of our little gathering,...
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My very first knitted cardigan ⎹Praline⎹

Pattern: Praline Cardigan, Gudrun Johnston // Yarn: De Rerum Natura, Ulysse {in Aster} After teasing you for weeks, months? Here it is, my very first knitted cardigan. Oh I know that it's far far from being perfect. I made countless...
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    Superfici-Elle It's magnificent! Sumptuous the color, the form. whaoouuu. le 3 février 2014, 12:18

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Here & there lately

Here: I test knitted a stunning hat pattern. I finished my Praline cardigan! I'm in the process of blocking it now. I still have to find pretty wooden buttons for it. I added vintage swedish candle holders to the Etsy shop. I used my...
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