Sylvie Damey

crochet with a french twist

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Archive for August, 2008

Back from Vercors..and yet more fiber and yarn !

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2008 @ 10:44 am in Crochet, dyed, Family, french, spinning, WIP | 2 Comments »

Hi, I’m back.. actually we came back a few days ago already but life if busy these days ! We had a great time with our kiwi friends and ended up staying all week in my grandmother’s chalet: the cold air helped a lot with laurent’s headaches, which was good ! The car nearly broke […]

How do you say “Embrase” in english ?

Posted: Friday, August 15th, 2008 @ 8:03 am in Crochet, Family, spinning | 5 Comments »

So we went to my parents last week-end. And my mum wanted something to hold the curtains (can’t find the word in my online dictionary, they’re called “embrases” in french) in our freshly-renovated bedroom. I offered her to whip up something with my hooks and ta-da, the next day it looked like this : Couldn’t […]

Playing with fiber, and a bloggy Award ! :-)

Posted: Friday, August 8th, 2008 @ 11:38 am in Etsy, spinning, Tutorial | No Comments »

I recently became obsessed with textured batts and fiber. Spent hours drooling over some on Etsy, indulged in one lot, and started daydreaming about the day when I can afford to buy a drum carder… Then I found Laurel’s handmade hackles (she’s part of my Fiber swap group) and got mesmerized by this video showing […]

Surprise for the 200th !!

Posted: Tuesday, August 5th, 2008 @ 5:12 pm in dyed, Etsy, Family, spinning, Yarn | 2 Comments »

This is what I call summer: after a good swim in the lake this morning, generous fruit smoothie and an ice cream cone for the afternoon snack.. Life is good ! :-D Wow, it took me over a year and a half to sell my first 100 items on Etsy, and only 6 months for […]

Pattern download now thru Ravelry, and more spinning

Posted: Friday, August 1st, 2008 @ 2:55 pm in dyed, spinning, swap | 2 Comments »

I kept having troubles with the pattern download system so I’ve now moved it all so the downloads go through Ravelry. Don’t fret though, apparently there’s no need to be a Rav’ member to be able to buy a pattern (but is there anybody still not in Ravelry anyways ..? :-P ) If anybody has […]

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