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The week that was.. not even over yet

Well this week has been full of fun and chaos! Trying to keep focused on your fibery job when it has been over 30 degrees C everyday is hard!

Monday, I used the random generator thingy to choose the 2 winners for the wonderful Daenerys Shawl kits, The Daenerys shawl is one of those wonderful patterns that it looks harder than it is!! And you can sit and watch the world go by while knitting it. I thoroughly enjoyed knitting it up! If you want to make your own Daenerys shawl, click here to go the pattern on Dominique Trad’s Ravelry Page!  Then its time to record the video for Tuesday! I set everything up, takes a good hour or so.. get my YouTube face on, and sit in my chair.. just as I hit record, literally at that precise moment, my neighbour fires up his lawn mower, it is 10.30am and 30 degrees on a Monday, who does that.. so I can’t record.. its too loud and I have to wait.. without mussing up my hair or makeup… Finally he is done at 11.30 and I hit record!  Movie Magic is made and this is the result…

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Fiberific! Episode #31 – In this video I discuss which spindles I think  are good for beginners, how to choose fluff, and a quick introduction to using your new spindle… I also share my favourite spindle makers!! Click the Pic if you want to watch it!

Tuesday is always a fun day of social media, hanging out checking my YouTube, Instagram and Facebook! Also it seems to be the day I get most housework done.. although it was another scorcher, and I did hang about in my house.. as I had been a big sook, and put the Aircon on.

Wednesday this week I had a special visitor! One of the people who took my Double Ended Crochet Class, I did while at the Majacraft Magic Camp in Roturua, New Zealand,  earlier in the year. We chatted about houses that are filled with fluff (mine looks like a yarn/ spinning store was loaded into a truck, backed into my house and then exploded) I wish I was joking. After my guest drove off into the heat, I got on with the business that is Thursday Quickies!! Its a video series, that I have started… I was only interrupted by the courier and that is OK!

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Fiberific! Episode #32 – My Top 5 tips for using silk!   Thank you goes to Anke Verhave for asking the question!

If you have something you want me to do a quickie on, contact me support@fiberific.com.au

As usual these are just my tips, you may have others! You may not like my tips.. These tips are valid for knitting, crochet, spinning and weaving, at least a few of them anyway. Click the Pic if you want to watch it.

And then Thursday was a day filled with opening the Chiaogoo box up and holy dooley! When I decided to order some big stuff… it was not in my brain as big… like 25mm circular needle, they are HUGE!!! So if you need some big needles, or hooks, I small have a selection!

ChiaoGoo Flexible Hooks 32″ (80cm)

ChiaoGoo Bamboo 24″ (60cm) Fixed Circulars

ChiaoGoo Stainless Steel 40″ (100cm) Fixed Circulars

ChiaoGoo Bamboo Hooks