a WIP photo

What’s in my knitting bag? Oh, there’s usually no such thing! My projects are lying around half-frogged (as I stick to trial and error type of knitting). I always forget to photograph them, not even as FOs. Well, not this time! This time I’m going to knit properly: following a pattern, announcing a WIP and… […]


Christmas ornaments in May? It seemed to be an okay idea for a single sock. Because, you know, I don’t think I can make the second one of anything. But the idea to try knitting a toe-up sock had been haunting me for a while. I suffer from some¬†unnamed condition : being unable to take […]

Yarn planet

Sometimes yarn looks so much better in skeins than in a finished product. Well, in my case that’s probably due to a poorly chosen pattern. There was a scarf made with variegated yarn, and it was mostly sitting on a shelf. So I frogged the scarf and tried to crochet what was supposed to be […]

Procrastination in a productive way: crochet basket

Don’t you like large crochet hooks? They make wonders in minutes. Turns out they also help me procrastinate from knitting! Today I was bored by my learn-to-knit mosaic pattern. So I took some rope and a 10mm crochet hook. A couple of TED-talks after (amazing project!) I was holding a sturdy crocheted basket. It’s big […]


Here is a huge ball of yarn (made as a side-effect of my knitting project). It grabs my attention every time I look at the table. So I can’t really focus on anything other than craft. Well, this picture doesn’t really give the idea of its size. I shot another photo with my iPhone in […]