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 […]
I already showed you a sturdy rope basket I crocheted. This time I was going to use the rest of that rope to make another container. I started with crochet to make the solid bottom of my future basket, working in spirals with single crochet stitches. Then I picked up loops for the knitted part. […]
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 […]
My blogging paused. The longer this pause lasts, the more difficult it is to blog again. Why is that? I drafted several posts but never finished them. This tiny post with the unknitted thingy should help me break the pause.
Bernard was nudging me for the whole weekend, but I couldn’t finish his “casual” scarf. So he decided to take everything into his own hands (can’t tell you what he muttered while doing this). After a steep learning curve he mastered the basics of knitting.
Never thought I’d do this. I succumbed to the whole Valentine Day madness. Here it is: something heart-shaped. The truth is, I was weak. After a mishap with my car I desperately needed craft. As crochet hooks were hiding somewhere, knitting it was. I only know two basic stitches, but it didn’t stop me from […]
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 […]