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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!

  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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Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away; Lengthen...

Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away; Lengthen...

Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away; Lengthen night and shorten day; Every leaf speaks bliss to me Fluttering from the autumn tree. I shall smile when wreaths of snow Blossom where the rose should grow; I shall sing when night's decay... Lire la suite ›

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Shwook

Shwook

  And here it is, my first fair isle project! I never thought that colorwork could be so much fun, from selecting the colors, to seeing how they combine together in a swatch, to knitting one chart after the other. It's really addictive.... Lire la suite ›

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Keynote

Keynote

Pattern: Keynote / Yarn: John Arbon, knit by numbers I've been so busy working on different projects lately that I barely touched this sweater these past few weeks. I didn't have that much left to do, but I spent so much time on the... Lire la suite ›

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I wish I could bring some of these lovelies back...

I wish I could bring some of these lovelies back...

I wish I could bring some of these lovelies back home with me, but as you can see the only ones that could have fit in my bag where the tiny succulent plants that were carefully protected behing the transparent doors. I also thought of... Lire la suite ›

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We’ve had many days of heavy rains lately, that...

We’ve had many days of heavy rains lately, that...

We’ve had many days of heavy rains lately, that are washing away the golden leaves that started to gather on the floor. When it’s rainy like today, one of my favourite thing to do is to head out to the botanical garden, with a warm... Lire la suite ›

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  I never thought that I would be so slow at...

  I never thought that I would be so slow at...

  I never thought that I would be so slow at knitting fair isle. This hat is taking me forever! But seeing these little stitches combined together, makes the work so much worth it. I love how the dark tones empashis the bright ones, and... Lire la suite ›

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Visual diary & Anthology

Visual diary & Anthology

Good Sunday! I hope that you’re having a beautiful weekend. It’s been very quiet in here, apart from the sound of the rain and the myriad of birds that come to visit me. I decided to create a new space where I could post all of my... Lire la suite ›

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Shetland Wool Week Shwook Hat Knit Along.

Shetland Wool Week Shwook Hat Knit Along.

  So the Shetland Wool Week has officially started, and I couldn't be more thrilled about it! If you're among the lucky ones that are attending the wooly event it means that you're already having the time of your life. But for the rest of... Lire la suite ›

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  Less than two weeks ago, I was openning a...

  Less than two weeks ago, I was openning a...

  Less than two weeks ago, I was openning a package that came in the mail, with two incredible skeins of yarn. Road to China light is a wonderful blend of baby alpaca -which is my favourite fiber, cashmere, camel & silk. I'm not... Lire la suite ›

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