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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!

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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  I've been invited by the lovely Leigh to talk...

  I've been invited by the lovely Leigh to talk...

  I've been invited by the lovely Leigh to talk a little bit about my creating process. I don't usually take part in these kind of challenges where you have to answer questions because I always feel a bit ackward talking about myself too... Lire la suite ›

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At the beginning of the week, I went through my...

At the beginning of the week, I went through my...

At the beginning of the week, I went through my pile of hand-knit hats, searching for the one that would reflect my mood and my wish to welcome this beautiful season. Pressed Leaves has always been a favourite, not only for for its... Lire la suite ›

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For the most part of my not so long knitting...

For the most part of my not so long knitting...

For the most part of my not so long knitting experience, I’ve called myself a “monogamous” knitter. I couldn’t imagine working with several projects at the same time. I was overwhelmed just by the idea of having different yarns on... Lire la suite ›

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The second entry to my Seasonal Sweet Journal is...

The second entry to my Seasonal Sweet Journal is...

The second entry to my Seasonal Sweet Journal is this simple yet delicious pumpkin pie that reminds me a bit of cheesecake The recipe is very simple & doesn't require a lot of ingredients, but it makes such a delicious treat for the... Lire la suite ›

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  Today I thought that I could share some of my...

  Today I thought that I could share some of my...

  Today I thought that I could share some of my favourite things that are happening in the knitting world lately. And since the "knitting season" has officially started, I feel totally legit to post another wooly-related post!One of my... Lire la suite ›

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Since Autumn is my favourite season, I decided to...

Since Autumn is my favourite season, I decided to...

Since Autumn is my favourite season, I decided to share the little list of things that I would like to try or accomplish during these favourites months. I do not want to set any “goal”, and feel frustrated once I know that none of the... Lire la suite ›

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The evenings are getting longer and colder, and...

The evenings are getting longer and colder, and...

The evenings are getting longer and colder, and the home can get quite chilly. Most of this time is spend in the kitchen - which is the only room in the flat that provides a bit of warmth during this time of the year. There's often a pot... Lire la suite ›

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  More Summer flowers have been pressed, and new...

  More Summer flowers have been pressed, and new...

  More Summer flowers have been pressed, and new woodland pendants have found their way to the shop. I'm so amazed by the wonderful plants and flowers that can be found in these woods. Lire la suite ›

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I had many thoughts on blogging and long-distance...

I had many thoughts on blogging and long-distance...

I had many thoughts on blogging and long-distance friendships lately. And I realised how grateful I am to got to know beautiful souls through blogging. Lire la suite ›

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A knitter's Autumn wishlist

A knitter's Autumn wishlist

Acorn knitting needles /Skein, Loam / Skein, Rye / Taproot mag, issue 10: MEND/ Pumpkin Spice LatteAutumn has always been my favourite season. It's the time of the year when I want to have longer walks in the woods, gathering the last... Lire la suite ›

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  If you remember, a few weeks ago, I had...

  If you remember, a few weeks ago, I had...

  If you remember, a few weeks ago, I had started working on the warble cowl, that I plan to gift to a special person later this year. I had only worked a few rows on it, and then decided to put it aside. I absolutely love the pattern, it... Lire la suite ›

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