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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!

A mini city guide: Tallinn

A mini city guide: Tallinn

The whether has been incredible these past few weeks, here in Latvia. So we decided to take advantage of these glorious days to do some travelling and spend some time away. We rented a tiny little bnb in Tallinn, Estonia, and spent the... Lire la suite ›

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Moonlight garden & Mandarine's shawl knit along

Moonlight garden & Mandarine's shawl knit along

It's hard to believe that a full moon has past since my last shawl design has been published. Moonlight garden has been such a joy to design. A couple of months ago, I have been contacted by the sweet Jocelyn of O-wool to ask me if I would... Lire la suite ›

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Woolery: Strauch Jumbo ball winder review

Woolery: Strauch Jumbo ball winder review

If you remember a little while ago I talked about how I acquired my yarn swift, and how long I waited to find the perfect one. I didn't want to buy a plastic umbrella that would have been made in China, so I waited and waited for a very... Lire la suite ›

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Lazadas blocking wires review

Lazadas blocking wires review

Ive heard a lot of good things about blocking wires and more particularly how they can really transform a finished project to give it a very professional look. I've been using T-pins only for as long as I can remember, and as much as I... Lire la suite ›

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Yarn review, interview & giveaway: Isle yarns

Yarn review, interview & giveaway: Isle yarns

Today I'm so happy to sit and chat with Sue, the lovely owner of the Isle Yarns, a yarn company that she created using the fleeces of her Poll Dorset sheeps that are raised on her farm, on the Isle of Purbeck. I first got acquainted with... Lire la suite ›

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The Treehouse patterns

The Treehouse patterns

These two sweet little patterns are my newest contribution for the 6 bits storybooks magazine, issue 2, Dwell.I cannot tell you how much fun it was to create this set of pattern, and how much of my soul has been captured into them (aka my... Lire la suite ›

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Yarn review & giveaway: Blacker Yarns, Tamar

Yarn review & giveaway: Blacker Yarns, Tamar

Today I'm so excited to share a yarn that will very soon be available. I've been a huge Blacker Yarns fan since their very beginnings. I have tried a couple of their yarns in the past including the Organic Wensleydale and also the... Lire la suite ›

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Swatches diary: Selkie swatch in Jamieson & Smith

Swatches diary: Selkie swatch in Jamieson & Smith

It's been quite a while since I shared a swatch diary entry in here. Since Selkie has been released, I thought I could share the little swatch that led to create the pattern. This swatch is the first one that I made for the pattern, but I... Lire la suite ›

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Selkie

Selkie

“‘I am a man, upon the lan, An I am a silkie in the sea; And when I’m far and far frae lan, My dwelling is in Sule Skerrie.’” Have you ever seen a seal bobbing in the water, watching you? If you have been to the north of... Lire la suite ›

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More printed patterns

More printed patterns

More printed patterns have now been made their way to the Mandarine's printed patterns collection!Canopy, Blóm and Goldenwood are now available as printed copies! I just received them this morning in the mail, and I'm in awe with how they... Lire la suite ›

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ChiaoGoo circular needles kit review / Small

ChiaoGoo circular needles kit review / Small

A couple of days ago, two wonderful ladies started chatting about their favourite circular needles on Instagram (here and here). The topic is something that I'm really interested in since I use circular needles on a daily basis. We all... Lire la suite ›

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A knitter's minimalist wishlist

A knitter's minimalist wishlist

As soon as the new year kicked off I've been wanting to clean up and rearrange my little craft area. 1. My stash grew quite signifiantly over the past few months as I have been growing my yarn and designing business, and storage started to... Lire la suite ›

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Goldenwood cowl

Goldenwood cowl

I'm so happy to share a couple of pictures that I took yesterday for the relaunch of my Goldenwood cowl. The Tolkien-inspired pattern is now available as an individual purchase on Ravelry. (I'm having a flash sale to celebrate the... Lire la suite ›

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Printed patterns -Art Deco hat-

Printed patterns -Art Deco hat-

First of all I wanted to wish you a happy New Year. I do hope that you are feeling inspired and creative with this new beginning. I surely do! Last year was absolutely crazy and I'm so grateful and happy fo the things that I accomplished... Lire la suite ›

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Fibre space

Fibre space

A little while ago I've been asked by the sweet ladies of Fibreshare to answer a couple of questions about my fiber space. It was so much fun to reflect on that space, and much it evolved since we first move in. You can read my answers... Lire la suite ›

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Art deco

Art deco

Let me introduce Art Deco, my latest little hat pattern.Art deco was created using one 1 of the Mandarine's Avranchine DK, 2 skeins of De Rerum Natura, Penelope or 2 skeins of Isle Yarns Poll Dorset. The designing process was very... Lire la suite ›

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Coming up...

Coming up...

In the meanwhile, I'm having a little giveaway. If you want to win a copy of the Art Deco hat, which is knit in th yarn that I will be selling on Sunday, please head over to your Ravelry profile, and add the pattern to your queue! I will... Lire la suite ›

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Unearth: Goldenwood & Discovery

Unearth: Goldenwood & Discovery

photo credits @6bitsstorybooks Itold you a little while ago that I've been working on a couple of secret projects. Well I can finally talk about my last collaboration with the sweet Melissa. A little while back she contacted me, asking me... Lire la suite ›

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Baa-ble hat

Baa-ble hat

My Baa-ble hat is finished! Well I've actually finished it a couple of weeks ago, and I've been wearing it non-stop ever since. I just hadn't had find the time to photograph it properly. It took me two attempts to get the hat to fit me... Lire la suite ›

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    nidabeilles trop trop trop joli !!! le 4 novembre 2015, 19:50

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Your woodland Tales

Your woodland Tales

I was in such awe discovering all the beautiful projects that had been created using the same pattern. So many different yarns have been used, and so many different colors have been selected. Some knitters were more adventurous than others... Lire la suite ›

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