Category Archives: Dubai

Goodies Galore

The second Club Kit from Dubai Knits arrived at my door earlier this month. This month’s club had a bunch of goodies.  Heart shaped stitch markers from Fripperies & Bibelots, a much needed cute little measuring tape from The Sexy Knitter, aka, Sarah … Continue reading

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My dear friend, Jocelyn, dyed me some special fingering weight yarn last year.  Her Etsy Shop, Dubai Knits, is always stocked with fantastic yarns in such pretty colorways.  I’ve been saving that yarn for something special and when Cecily published her adorable … Continue reading

Posted in Cardigans, Dubai, Finished Knits, KAL, Stashbusting, Yarn | 10 Comments

Another Along

It’s June 18 which means that summer is less than a week away, yeah! But…Ack!!!!!  This is what we’ve been seeing recently.  Forecast for the next 4 days :: GLOOMY! It’s a good thing then that today is the cast … Continue reading

Posted in Dubai, Hats, KAL | 4 Comments

Goodbye Dubai

Dear Dubai When I met you first, I swore we would never be friends.  But you vowed to change that and I’m glad that you have.  You’ve had me mesmerized with your over the top-ness for everything – tallest this, shiniest … Continue reading

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Zap Your Sock Phobia

The quickest way to zap sock phobia is to get together with a bunch of friendly knitters and cast on for socks -TOGETHER!!  That’s exactly what a few of us from the UAE Knitters Ravelry Group did this past Friday … Continue reading

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Sock saga

That was a long blogging break.  Who knew that a case of acute sinusitis could impede pretty much everything – even simple tasks like bending down to tie my shoelaces.  But, I’m doing better now and thank you to everyone … Continue reading

Posted in Dubai, KAL, Socks, Stashbusting | 4 Comments

Christmas countdown

Yay…it’s December!!!!! The kids have their Advent calenders out and Christmas carols are playing.  Lights and decorations are going to go up this weekend.  However, our fake tree is going to sit in it’s box unopened thanks to KiKi who … Continue reading

Posted in Dubai, Family, Rambling | 5 Comments

Weekend happenings

So, since yesterday marked the beginning of the weekend here in the Sandlands (yeah, the Middle East is like totally upside down, we begin our week on Sunday when everyone else is sleeping in!!!!). Like I was saying…our weekend…it was … Continue reading

Posted in Dubai, Tank Tops | 1 Comment

Just like candy floss

It’s officially no-sleeves weather in these parts with the mercury steadily rising.  Out comes the skinny cotton for some tank top knitting on our recent weekend break!!  This yarn has proven to be lovely in various projects in plain stockinette, … Continue reading

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How to knit in the Arabian Desert

How to knit in the Arabian Desert…. knit one, sip one, knit one, sip one. I think I may have overdone it with the sipping yesterday because I ended up having to rip it, rip it, rip it!!!

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