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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!

Getting ready for Fall

  The wind is blowing colder than before and the rain has started to pour onto the green moss in the woods. The first signs of fall are already showing, and even though I enjoyed Summer very much, I'm also looking forward to embracing my...
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I just wanted to give you a quick update and...

I just wanted to give you a quick update and inform you that a Ravelry group has been created for the Shetland Wool Week Knti Along. You can join in if you want to participate. Wishing you a lovely Sunday!
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Latvian traditionnal homesteading & crafts

  Last weekend we decided to head out to the Latvian Ethnographic Open-air museum, here in Riga for the contemporary crafts fair. We haven’t been there in a year and the memories that I have from that place are wonderful. The museum is...
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I cannot wait to see this hat worked with...

I cannot wait to see this hat worked with different yarns and in different colors. This fall is going to be so soft!
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First steps in fair isle

  There’s been a lot of temptation this week. Even though I already have a lot of projects on my needles, which is mostly work for my Etsy shop, I was very close to cast on the Shwook hat. Maybe it’s because of the yarn that is...
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A handmade lifestyle: a Blue naive giveaway

Dress: Blue Naive / Pendant: Mandarine's / Shoes: Seychelles At the beginning of Summer, I found myself browsing Etsy pages, to find the perfect Summer dress. As the temperatures were getting higher and higher, I knew that a linen dress...
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Cold coffee

  These days are so hectic, yet very peaceful at the same time. I’ve been drinking countless cups of coffee, some of them were slightly hot, but most of them were completley cold before I even thought of having a first sip. So much...
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Taking a step forward

  If you’ve been following this blog for some time, you might already know that two of my favourite topics are knitting and self-sufficiency. If I do talk (a lot) about knitting, yarn, stash and other woolly-related matter, I don’t...
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Yarn Along

  Knitting/ Since reorganising my stash, and having beautiful yarn on display all the time, I started feeling the urge to cast something new. A few months back, Grace sent me the most wonderful package that contained some Quince &...
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A week of wool

  Lately I decided to reorganise my stash and separate the yarn that I stricktly use for the shop to the one I use for my personnal projects. I don't own much, but I love to see these little skeins together. Whenever I stop by, I try not...
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From the garden with love

  Oh we had such a wonderful weekend! We took the bus on Friday evening and enjoyed the two hours trip to reach our destination in Lithuania. It was amazing to see the fields changing colours with the golden hour, and the white storks...
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Yarn Along

  Knitting/ I've been enjoying knitting my Keynote a lot lately. And I'm planning to work even more on it over this weekend: I'm going to spend some time in Lituania, eating homegrown food and relaxing.     Sewing/ The other day I found...
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A knitter's Summer wishlist

  I hope that you're enjoying your Summer. We're having such a blast in here, and all I want to do is to spend time outside. And I do! We reached 30°C last week, and the only kind of material that I could/ wanted to wear was linen and...
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Yarn Along

  Knitting / Keynote I'm really enjoying this knit so far. For a long time I thought that I had made another mistake with the increasing, but I figured out that everything was fine eventually. /Warble. I haven’t made that much progress...
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A BluebirdLab giveaway

 Linen dress: Thrifted | Pants: Old | Bag: Vintage | Pendant: Bluebirdlad | Shoes: Seychelles About a year ago I discovered Juste's work, and I was immediately drawn to her sense of creativity and felt connected with her aesthetics. She's...
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Unexpectedly

The berries got even bigger than last time and are flourishing now. When I head outside with my baskets, I know which path in the woods will lead me to find my favourite bushes. No later than yesterday afternoon, I was there again, filling...
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Yarn along

  Knitting | I've just received this gorgeous skein from Pickles, and I'm getting ready to swatch it. That's the early C. present that I was talking about last week, and that's the pattern that I have in mind for it. I also made a little...
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Herbals

  This week has been so hectic for so many reasons! We started by celebrating Jāņi which is the Latvian Midsummer festival. We spent quite some time in the kitchen, cooking and eating caraway cheese. Then we headed out to the woods to...
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Evening walk

  I just came back from a lovely walk in the woods and the meadow. It's been so refreshing to go out after spending the whole day inside, renovating the flat and cleaning up the dust that accumulated in every corner. After whole the rain...
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Yarn along |Knitting| | Reading| |Watching|

 Knitting Since I left Latvia to visit my parents in France, I realized that I barely touched my needles - except during the flight. And I haven't knit much since I came back too. To tell the truth, I've been busy trying new things, and...
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