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Chilli Knitting

We planted six chilli plants earlier this year – we didn’t expect them all to survive – we’ve never had much luck growing chillies. They have survived and thrived!

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We didn’t expect more than a few chillies – but so far we have picked more than 2 kilograms of chillies and there are still more to be picked.

 

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Ken has always wanted a chilli ristra to hang in the kitchen so he decided to make his own. I found this site with instructions and this morning he set about making the ristra.

 

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Tying up the chillies.

 

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A chilli strand in progress.

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One strand of chillies completed.

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Three strands of chillies waiting to be braided.

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Our first chilli ristra.

 

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