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Item Condition: Freshly Knitted
Shipping Options: Shipping is available at agreed cost.
Suburb or Town: Bright
State: VIC
Payment Method: Paypal, Bank Deposit
Reason for selling: Baby It's Cold Outside

Further information: What with lockdowns here in Vic and working like the devil in between times it seems ages since I've listed any of these and I've managed to accumulate a fair few. During the first lockdown (or was it the second?) I picked up a knitting machine from the 80s that I've mastered after lots of trial and error so amongst the hand knitted items there are some that are machine knitted. All analogue of course as I knit both by hand and with the machine while records and tapes play so there is audiophile goodness in every weave. I reckon if I hung all of my knitting on the walls of the listening room then the sonics would be even more spectacular. A beanie on the spindle of the turntable and a couple of scarves atop each speaker would put Shun Mook to shame. All for a fraction of the price.

 

For those new to this, a brief introduction. My mum taught me to knit when I was a kid many moons ago. When I got to my teenage years I dropped it but then picked it up again maybe ten or more years ago now. To relax I sit and knit while listening to music. I'm really fussy when it comes to wool so only use Australian grown and produced merino, none of this grown here, exported overseas and then reimported to be sold cheaper than locally produced nonsense which in my eyes is environmental vandalism at it's worst. So I use Nundle wool from NSW, Cleckheaton Superfine from Wangaratta just down the road from me and Bendigo wool from a bit further across the state. Occasionally I will use Uruguayan merino produced by a non profit rural female co-operative as it's lovely stuff and if I can help out rural Uruguayan women then it might be a big tick when I slip off this mortal coil. I'll just plant more trees in the garden to offset the transport carbon nasties.

 

All are knitted in a smoke free, pet free, perfume free home. There might be heavy metal absorbed into the weave but that's Motorhead rather than mercury.

 

I know it says that we shouldn't mention price here in the thread but as there's a price for beanies and one for scarves then I hope I can get away with it. Also, I always want to mention that buying local and top quality wool means it's not cheap and as this is a hobby I've always done it just to cover the cost of materials. So scarves are still $50 and beanies are $30. Items are sent Express Aus Post, $10 flat rate for each order regardless of how many items. Payment by Paypal or bank transfer. Shoot me a PM or mention in the thread if there's anything that takes your fancy and I'll be in touch. Each item will have a number and description so it's dead easy to say what you would like.

 

Feel free to ask any questions. Oh yes, the scarves are all roughly 16 cm wide and 180 cm long.

 
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#1. Bendigo Wool Mills in Almond SOLD

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#2. Bendigo Wool Mills in Marigold SOLD

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#3. Bendigo Wool Mills in Cherry Red SOLD

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#4. Bendigo Raven and Nundle Wool Mills RhubarbSOLD

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#5. Bendigo Magnolia and Nundle Rhubarb

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#6. Bendigo Ensign and Bubblegum.

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#7. Bendigo Wool Mills in Blackberry Nip SOLD

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#8. Bendigo Wool Mills in Raven and Almond SOLD

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#9. Bendigo Wool Mills in Hunter and Magnolia SOLD

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#10. Bendigo Wool Mills in Midnight and Silver SOLD

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#11. Bendigo in Almond, Midnight and Napoleon Blue SOLD

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#12. Bendigo Wool Mills in Raven and Iris.SOLD

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#13. Bendigo Wool Mills in Raven and Bubblegum SOLD

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#14.Bendigo Wool Mills in Cranberry SOLD

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#15. Bendigo Wool Mills in Iris SOLD

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#16. Bendigo Wool Mills in Marigold and Raven SOLD

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#17. Bendigo Wool Mills in Teal and Midnight SOLD

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#18. This is one I always think of as a school scarf. Bendigo Raven in the main.

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#19. Bendigo Red School Scarf

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#20. Someone asked me to do them a Seattle Seahawks scarf and I liked the colours so I decided to do another one. Bendigo Seattle Seahawks SOLD

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#21. Bendigo Wool MIlls in Java. SOLD

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#22. Cleckheaton Superfine in Midnight, Raspberry and Mid Navy. SOLD

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#23.Manos Del Uruguay in Larkspur SOLD

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#24. Bendigo Wool Mills in Raven. SOLD

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#25. Cleckheaton Superfine Burnt Red School Scarf. Sold

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#26. Cleckheaton Superfine in Mid Navy and Lemon SOLD

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Phew, I didn't realise I had so many. Now on to the beanies.

 

#27. Nundle Wool Mills in Purple

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#28. Manos Del Uruguay in Cherrywood. SOLD

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#29. Nundle Wool Mills in Berry SOLD

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#30. Nundle Wool Mills in Royal Blue SOLD

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#31. Nundle Wool Mills in Orange Sold

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#32. Nundle Wool Mills in Tangerine. A bit more fruity than the orange above,

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#33. Cleckheaton Superfine in Mid Navy and IcebergSOLD

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#34. Nundle Wool Mills in Natural and Purple SOLD

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#35. Cleckheaton Superfine in Denim and Coral Pink Sold

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#36. Cleckheaton Superfine in Cocoa and Denim SOLD

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#37. Nundle Wool Mill in Jade and Olive SOLD

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That's it. Many thanks for getting this far down and commiserations to the poor old mod who has to approve it.

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Every year I see this gorgeous knitwear and almost wish I lived in a colder area or was bald, great work.

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24 minutes ago, Winter said:

#16 & #20 pls

Good stuff! PM on its way

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27 minutes ago, Winter said:

#16 & #20 pls

Just tried to PM you but it says you can't receive messages. Is your inbox full?

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8 minutes ago, Hergest said:

Just tried to PM you but it says you can't receive messages. Is your inbox full?

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I admire your work, if I went out in the cold more I would definitely be a customer.

GLWTS, but based on prior popularity, I don't think you need it.

 

 

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Hergest,

 

I've got frequency room peak just smack bang in the middle of the Java frequency absorption range.  Just so happens the node is where my better half sits for listening.

 

If I can grab #21 Java scarf for her my ears would love it! 

 

Awesome work there...I keep missing out as it takes a while for the interthingy to get over to the wild west.

 

Cheers NFA

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Will take 28 and 34 if still available.

 

Will PM

 

Cheers

Doug

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Just received my Beanie today.  So good. Thank you 

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7 and 8 please. They look great!

I missed out on the last couple of years as they go so quick. Trust l made the cut this time.

 

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12 minutes ago, Honreekea said:

can you comment on how "scratchy" the wool feels?

BTW, They are brilliant!

Absolutely zero itch/scratch 

Arrived today?. The collection grows 

 

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59 minutes ago, cafe67 said:

Absolutely zero itch/scratch 

Arrived today?. The collection grows 

 

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Did you buy for three Tasmanians?

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1 hour ago, Honreekea said:

can you comment on how "scratchy" the wool feels?

BTW, They are brilliant!

 

The Cleckheaton Superfine, the Nundle and the Manos Del Uruguay is all very soft indeed. The Bendigo tends to vary depending on the colour-something to do with the dye I guess- but none are scratchy at all in the way that wool could be in the past. That's the beauty of Australian merino. Thanks for the kind words by the way, I really enjoy knitting them and love that other people enjoy them. 

 

I've just finished a late-ish evening shift at work and to wind down I'll spend an hour knitting away while watching some junky stuff on the computer. When the stitches start to blur into one another then I know it's time for some shut eye before I start dropping them.

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1 hour ago, Hifigoose said:

Did you buy for three Tasmanians?

Lol, I originally bought a scarf and beanie for me, then Mrs cafe wanted a scarf n beanie  , then I bought her the multicoloured scarf as a surprise prezzie. And it’s just grown from there, A couple of scarfs and a beanie have travelled interstate and overseas 😎

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Received my scarf today in the post. My Golden Retriever collected the package from the front step and took it to his “Mum” who was very impressed. My brownie points balance has received a much-needed boost.

 

Thanks Hergest, love your work.

 

 

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43 minutes ago, qlder75 said:

These things are top notch!

The Doctor knows :) 

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Hi Hergest,

I missed out last year and am late to the party again....

Could I please get #25 and #37.

Thank you

Ian.

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It's been cold in Melbourne these past two days, mine has hardly been off my head. Awesome beanie!

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