So this month`s bake along, hosted by Tracy@It’s a T-Sweets day ,was a Chili/Chocolate Bread recipe from Tina@ Kristabella’s Hodgepodge. Well I have to admit I`m not a big fan of chilies, but I love chocolate, so I thought I will give the recipe a try: Chili/Chocolate Bread Recipe by Tina @ Kristabella’s Hodgepodge For a small loaf … More Fantastic Bake Along – Chili/Chocolate Bread!
This week was an autumn break at my toddler`s pre-school, and the weather has been beautiful thanks to hurricane Ophelia pushing the warm air above Europe, so we spent most of our days out and about. I didn`t have much time to do any knitting or crocheting. I did however manage to go on Tuesday … More Some more spinning
So unfortunately I haven’t had much time to practice spinning, as I had some other, more urgent projects that I’ve been working on. Here is a picture of what I made so far But on my search for some support in learning how to spin on a wheel, I have discovered a Dutch national spinning … More Spinning and wool dyeing
And another winter hat’s finished. It is a birthday present for my friend’s daughter. I was planning to make 2 little pompoms on each side of the earflap, but it was a nightmare to make them with that fluffy white yarn…. And I remember how my boy used to chew on those things when he … More FO – winter hat
Last year I have made several, mostly Minion, hats and one of my friends really liked the 2 layer “construction” I use for winter hats, to make them extra warm and windproof, so she asked me to make one for her daughter`s 1st birthday. I had an idea to make a cute cable hat with … More New WIP
Couple of weeks ago I wrote in my post about a pattern I`ve been testing for a lady in one of the Facebook groups I`m in. Now the full pattern is for sale online and can be found here. It was a really fun project to work on. The directions were easy to follow and remember, … More FO – Secret Garden shawl
So last week I bought a new spinning wheel, and of course I couldn’t wait to test it. I know I should have given it a proper maintenance first, but I’m not someone with a lots of patience when I get excited about something…. 😊 Back in april I went to Knitting and stitch show … More Spinning wool – first attempt
Well I’ve done it again. I bought yet another spinning wheel from someone in out city. I was looking for a FB group for spinners and an ad with a spinning wheel in a local buy/sell group popped up. The wheel is fully functioning and it was being sold, with a pair of hand carders … More Yet another spinning wheel….
So this month I joined again Tracy’s Fantastic Bake Along. This time the recipe came from Kate@Life, Tea and Everything . I’m not big on baking cookies, but this recipe seemed quite simple and straightforward: Grandma Thompson’s Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies 1 cup shortening 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/4 cup white sugar 1 … More Fantastic Bake Along – Grandma’s oatmeal cookies
Few days ago, I have posted a wish list of things I would like to learn/make and on top of my list is spinning. Well I have been talking about learning how to spin for over a year now. I have even washed, carded and dyed some wool, and now I finally found some time … More Current WIPs