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Author Archives: the Pixies

cowl

I finally got round to taking photos of this cowl I knitted… a year ago! It’s a free pattern by the generous Ashley of Neauveau Fiber Arts, and can be found here. the yarn is very dense, which gives this cowl a very speacial drape… and although the stitch it is very airy, it’s quite … Continue reading »

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Maternity top – take 01

Here are finally some pictures of the top I made with the treasures found here. The photos aren’t great, but if I wait any longer, who knows when I’ll post them!   I based it on model G of “Tuniques, robes, etc.” by Yoshiko Tsukiori. An absolutely huge size 40! I had to shorten it … Continue reading »

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Sewing

Something terrible has happened! I am no longer (well for a few months) able to card… and the result is that I don’t really feel like spinning anymore either! So I’ve had to come up with something else to do, and have returned to sewing which I lost interest in when I discovered spinning, a … Continue reading »

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Battoholic

My living room is the Pixies’ workshop… or rather the Pixies’ workshop is my living room… as my addiction to fibers grows, my living room seems to shrink… Last week alone, I had to take part in this fun game organised by Pumpkinhaus. The idea was to buy a batt (or a skein of yarn) … Continue reading »

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Pixies Baz’Art

The Pixies have been busy, and now that it’s getting towards the end of their first year out in the open, it’s time to take stock… though they’re more into adding stock than taking any:) but let’s look back at a year in events and creations… Last May in the midst of a beautiful sunny … Continue reading »

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Spring drama

Of course they are a moody bunch these Pixies, but what with chaos leading to perfection and drama leading to art and all… well, they do come up with some beauts – the latest creations take inspiration from drama and Japan, opera and Spring. “Madame Butterfly”, its name inspired by the famous Puccini opera, a … Continue reading »

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The Pixies are dyeing

Don’t worry, Pixie fans: this is a normal process:) it happens a few times a year when change is in the air. With Spring about to… spring, the Pixies felt the need for new colours and materials. The workshop pots are out and filled with Ideal’s violet, amazon green and goldfish orange; fibres are being … Continue reading »

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Rusty wool

The Pixies’ latest creation could have been made from Irish setter hair or squirrel fur… or maybe thin wire left out to rust into a perfect mix of brown, gold and copper colours. In a mix of merino wool, mohair, silk ribbons, tulle, and gold angelina the wool batt was spun into a necklace made … Continue reading »

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