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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!

  Something's funny has been hapenning to me...

  Something's funny has been hapenning to me...

  Something's funny has been hapenning to me lately. I've been missing knitting, a lot. It sounds funny, right? But that's totally true. Even though my days are filled with yarn, and knitting charts, knitting symbols and gauges, I've been... Lire la suite ›

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  It’s been very quiet in here lately, not...

  It’s been very quiet in here lately, not...

  It’s been very quiet in here lately, not that I don’ t have anything to share! On the contrary, I’ve busy busy working on many beautiful things, all knitting-related, and I cannot wait to share them soon. For sneak peeks, daily... Lire la suite ›

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 Coming...

 Coming...

 Coming soon. Lire la suite ›

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2015 yarn-related goals

2015 yarn-related goals

  Last year I decided to set a very simple list of goals that were all knitting-related. It was nothing hard to accomplish by any matter, but still, I enjoy it as a little victory. I learned so much in a year, that I decided to renew the... Lire la suite ›

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Swatches diary: Bc garn, Semilla grosso

Swatches diary: Bc garn, Semilla grosso

  While I was in France, I went through the pile of yarn leftovers that fill my draws, and made some swatches of the yarns that I have used for previous projects. Then I put them carefully in my new swatches folder, with the tag in when I... Lire la suite ›

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New beginnings

New beginnings

I always loved the first days of a new year. Bring new flowers at home, clean, rearrange, start a planner, write ideas, dust off what's useless, and dream big. I hope you will find inspiration in this new beginning. Lire la suite ›

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May your dreams come true

May your dreams come true

  Time has never past so fast than these past few days. And I still cannot believe that a few hours earlier, I was still sitting on my bed in France, knitting my heart out. But if I really think about it, it’s the whole year that flew... Lire la suite ›

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I'm wishing you a wonderful...

I'm wishing you a wonderful...

I'm wishing you a wonderful Christmas. Lire la suite ›

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De Rerum Natura & Mandarine's: Pinecone&Mulberry kits

De Rerum Natura & Mandarine's: Pinecone&Mulberry kits

I'm so excited to share what I've been working on with De Rerum Natura today. Over the past few weeks, I've been busy selecting colors, making swatches, playing with stitches, designing new pieces and taking photographs outside. Today the... Lire la suite ›

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  This week I'm joining Nicole on her

  This week I'm joining Nicole on her "keep...

  This week I'm joining Nicole on her "keep calm & craft along". I've been busy working on several projects lately, including my Strokkur sweater. But the project that is keeping me the most busy is a new pattern that I'm designing.... Lire la suite ›

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Even though I won’t be spending Christmas in...

Even though I won’t be spending Christmas in...

Even though I won’t be spending Christmas in Latvia this year, I still intend to make the best out of December and decorate the house. I’ve already framed the doors and windows with pine branches, made some wooden & corn starch... Lire la suite ›

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Swatches diary: Little birds stitch

Swatches diary: Little birds stitch

  Let me introduce you to another category for the blog. In the "Swatches diary", I will share some swatches that I had made for a pattern that I have knit or designed, some interesting stitches that I have found along the way, or some... Lire la suite ›

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We're supposed to be getting more snow this...

We're supposed to be getting more snow this...

We're supposed to be getting more snow this weekend, and I couldn't be more happy about it. In the meanwhile I'm trying to get this little guy finished , so I will be ready to welcome the snowflakes back! Happy weekend! Lire la suite ›

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Fiber Crush {The Fiber Company, Road to China Light}

Fiber Crush {The Fiber Company, Road to China Light}

  Have you ever wanted to own the whole collection of one particular type of yarn, and knit with it over and over? Ever since my eyes first spotted and then my hands touched it, I've been having a fiber crush on The Fiber Company, Road to... Lire la suite ›

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  Here's a little teaser of something that...

  Here's a little teaser of something that...

  Here's a little teaser of something that I've been working on. I had a wonderful photo session this morning in the woods despite the cold, and I'm very excited to sharing this work very soon. null Lire la suite ›

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  We had our first snow! It didn't last very...

  We had our first snow! It didn't last very...

  We had our first snow! It didn't last very long, but I enjoyed it immensely. It's funny because the day before the first snowflakes appear, I could "feel" that it was coming -that's the Lorelai Gilmore inside of me who's speaking. So... Lire la suite ›

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A knitter's natural Christmas wishlist

A knitter's natural Christmas wishlist

Skeins: O-Wool, Local in the Porcupine, Fringe Tree and Wild Geranium colorways | Book: Madder Anthology 1 | Candle: Big Deeper 100% bee wax candle | Acorn needle gauge | Jenna Rose project bag. Christmas is not so far away anymore, so I... Lire la suite ›

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  Today I'd like to share some exciting news....

  Today I'd like to share some exciting news....

  Today I'd like to share some exciting news. If you're following me on Instagram, you might already know that I've decided to record my journey through knitting, and share it not only on my blog through words and photographs, but also on... Lire la suite ›

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  Knitting | Ever since I completed my first...

  Knitting | Ever since I completed my first...

  Knitting | Ever since I completed my first fair isle project a few weeks ago, I've been obsessed with colorwork. I finished all of my work in progress, and the only thing that I had left on my needles was my Strokkur sweater. The bottom... Lire la suite ›

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  The time is passing by so fast. I’ve been...

  The time is passing by so fast. I’ve been...

  The time is passing by so fast. I’ve been quite busy lately, and I’ll be even more busy in the upcoming weeks. Not that I’m complaining at all! I’ll be working on a new exciting project, that I hope to share with you very soon.... Lire la suite ›

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