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Introducing FABRICS by the metre!

There have been a few fabric pieces on Escaped From The Flock in the last year, but now there is also fabric by the metre, so you can order just the amount you need for your project, be it a jumper, some sleeves, a wrap, a beanie, homewares, kids leggings, a cushion, etc. etc. Oh, […]

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Mornington: Then & Now

I went for a stroll around Mornington with some Rose Series postcards (circa 1920s) yesterday, & compared the then & now.  This is what I found: The Mornington Baths The Mornington Pier Fishermans Beach, the Esplanade The Royal Hotel, the Esplanade Kirkpatricks Hotel, the Esplanade The Grand Hotel, Main Street In summary..  Not a whole […]

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Autumn Leaves Scarf Competition

Well the poetry competition to win an Autumn Leaves Scarf wasn’t as exciting as the baby blanket competition, voting-wise, but the quality of the poems was AAA!  There weren’t many entries, so I’ll include them all here. Gabrielle H (winner!): Those autumn leaves look like maple, This woolly scarf’s an autumn staple. If I had […]

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How to tie a knitted scarf

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Limerick Competition Winner!

Congratulations Renee O’Brien for winning the limerick competition about a turtle named Tully!  Loved your wonderful poem!!  A well deserved win 🙂   “There once was a turtle named Tully,Who loved to eat lots of red jelly. He ate and he munched,He chewed and he gulped,Til no more would fit in his belly.” — Renee […]

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Blog moved!

Welcome to Little Frock of Sheep’s blog’s new home!  Sorry to lose everyone’s likes & comments.  Wow, a year between entries… a new one coming soon!

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Designing a jacquard

Like probably any knitter, I started knitting with little square projects: scarves & blanket squares.  I then ventured into slightly shaped squares, such as beanies; then on to baby jumpers for friends; then onto jumpers for myself. I haven’t made many jumpers for myself, but they do have a lot of variation!  I started with […]

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10 FAB FACTS about Little Frock of Sheep (in no particular order)

1. All items are machine washable, so it’s no fuss & you wool lovers out there can reclaim your weekends! 2. The collection is environmentally friendly, using a renewable resource and knitted to shape – so next to no waste to boot. 3. Everything’s made in Australia – around Melbourne in fact – by people […]

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World War Z: why we should support Australian manufacturing

Has anyone seen World War Z yet? Me either… but it does make me think: what would happen if the world did become overrun by zombies? Undoubtedly it would break out in the USA (and the guy who eventually saved the whole world in a day would be from the USA) – so I think […]

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Mornington: a few of my favourite things

What do you do when your knit technician wakes up with a sore back & you unexpectedly have a free day? Well, I thought I’d start with a stroll around Mornington & collate a shortlist of some of my favourite things about this place. Did you know Little Frock of Sheep is based in Mornington? […]