This is the result of taking part in a “mystery knit-a-long”; the shawl “Four Seasons” by Alana Dakos. I have to admit I got a bit obsessed; it was so exciting to get a new part of the pattern every Friday that I was finished with the previous part just in time to be able to…Read More
All articles filed in January
I have sorted most of my stash yarns. Some of them are from the earliest knitting product back in my teens! But many of them are high quality yarns I could not leave when visiting knitting stores… I saw that my favourite wool type is probably merino wool, followed by angora/wool/silk mixes. And I have…Read More
Yesterday I manage to finish the Sheperds socks! I wish I had more time for knitting… but to sum up January: I made three pair of socks, and that is not bad for a sock-novise I think!Read More
As I finally have gotten the grip on the heel and the decreases to get a snug fit of socks in general, I am now making a pair for my husband. As the cross-country skiing season is just at its best, an extra pair of socks feels good after a loooong trip in the woods. I have…Read More
The persian carpet
Patterns and colors in persian type carpets are a great inspiration. But one thing I find “inspiring” is the small flaws you can find in the patterns when you look closely. I have been told that this is the hallmark of handcraft; a small fingerprint from the maker of the item. I have embraced this, and…Read More
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