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I have to say Im a bit of a granny square addict, I like to do them with as much randomness as possible. With this randomness most squares are attractive but every now and then I make one with a colour combination makes my crafty heart sing. These are my inspiration.

I just love the thought of upcycling. 90% (if not more) of the yarns i use are collected from the old and the ugly - jerseys, blankets and other knitted items that have been discarded by some only to be picked up by me. This means that I have an ever changing range of colours (and many colours you would…

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  • Joined August 15, 2011

About

Visit my store
http://www.etsy.com/shop/AlexandraMackenzieNZ
http://www.etsy.com/shop/mackenziepatterns
http://www.facebook.com/alexandramackenzienz
http://www.alexandramackenzienz.blogspot.com

I have to say Im a bit of a granny square addict, I like to do them with as much randomness as possible. With this randomness most squares are attractive but every now and then I make one with a colour combination makes my crafty heart sing. These are my inspiration.

I just love the thought of upcycling. 90% (if not more) of the yarns i use are collected from the old and the ugly - jerseys, blankets and other knitted items that have been discarded by some only to be picked up by me. This means that I have an ever changing range of colours (and many colours you would never think to buy, but turn out to look great) and my items often cant be replicated exactly. I adore making beautiful items from things that were less than beautiful.


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