Category Archives: freeform crocheting

Christmas gifts

Somehow the year is coming to a rapid end.  Especially as I plan  an overseas trip for the first three weeks of December! I don’t usually inflict my manipulations on people but this year I thought, probably in error, that … Continue reading

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Published again!

I am so pleased that Louise Wells’ article about four Western Australian textile artists was accepted by  Down Under Textiles in Issue 26 of 2016. This is a magazine which produces glorious quality images and is happy to publish local … Continue reading

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Juried exhibition: Twenty-one +

I was lucky enough to be included in the judges’ selection of works for Twenty-one Plus, the juried exhibition organised by WAFTA for its 21st anniversary.  See I have to deliver my work, Family Tree, to the gallery tomorrow morning … Continue reading

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I’m going to Canberra in July for the graduation of my sister.  She will be conferred with a PhD from The Australia National University on 13 July. It will be very cold in Canberra in July. This is a beanie … Continue reading

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More jewellery

There are only two sleeps to go before the Gifted event  ( on Sunday and I’ve been trying to make some more jewellery pieces. Status report:

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OMG! …or Celebration of Diversity

Those of you who sensed that being a husband and father had always been a struggle for ROLAND were correct. Last night I learned that a (metaphorical) sensational tsunami had hit his family. But first, recall that #1 son had … Continue reading

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Hats as Displacement Activities

I really WAS going to clean out that sewing room.  Honestly! But then I found the half done crocheted hat.  No pattern and not even a hook to give me any clues as to how to finish it.  [Actually there … Continue reading

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