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
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
I usually don’t do New Years resolutions, or birthday resolutions, or any other resolutions…. My head is too full of ideas, to stick to something for longer period of time… And now with a newborn baby in the house, it is extra hard to stick to any planning. Well having said that, I do have … More New project
So my last update on this frustrating project was back in april. My all hard work ended in frogging the whole shawl. I did start it again, but attempt nr. 2 wasn’t working for me either It wasn’t terrible, but I wouldn’t call it great either, and I frogged it again 😫 Then the summer … More WIP update – mohair shawl – attempt 2 and 3
As the title says, I managed to finish my first pair of socks! it only took me one week longer than planned, due to illness. Im really happy with the way they turned out, but considering they are only a try out socks for my hubby-to-be, im not even going to bother to block them. … More FO- socks… now back to my old WIP….
Couple of days ago, a picture of a crocheted table cloth popped up on my facebook feeds. A lady, in one of the crocheting groups Im in, was looking for a pattern, so she could re-create it for a friend, whose mother made the cloth in the picture 45 years ago. I do like bit … More Daisy pattern – test
So knitting my first pair of socks was not progressing very quickly. I managed to work on it here and there throughout the week, but the baby was really fussy the last few days and he just wanted to be held most of the time, so I didn’t have as much time to knit as … More Short circular needles – how could I live without them?
So my first pair of socks is progressing: I only had to frog the heel flap once. I’m not very good at following written instructions and probably I messed up something, or maybe the instructions were not well written… Either way, once I understood the basics, I decided to stop following them and just follow … More WIP – it starts to look like a sock 😃