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About yokes: new ones and 30 years old ones

I have a soft spot for stranded yokes and nordic designs. They often come togeter.

For some reason they always catch my eye, whether it’s on Ravelry, in a shop, on the street, I’ll… 432 more words


National Crochet month~ floral pouch 

hello my dear friends and readers.

Friday already?

I got this great project for you to try this weekend. As part of crochet month, I thought  why not work on something beautiful and lacy. 183 more words

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Yellow mist: the joys of illness-crafting

Today I have the flu. None of your gratuitously sexist man flu, either, this is the proper, dizziness-and-wheezing kind, which tells me that after the winter either the year’s flu bug has mutated far enough to render my jab ineffectual or the jab itself has exceeded its useful life. 855 more words


Light grey structure

Sometimes small knitting miracles do happen.

When EVERYTHING (and you know lots can go wrong) works out the way you wanted it: the yarn, the drape, the color, the fit, the pattern, the instructions and last but not least that comfy and cozy feeling when you put in on … and again … and again. 92 more words


When is enough, enough?

I’ve been think about this for a while, and rather than let it run around inside my head any longer I thought I would share it with all of you. 560 more words



Here’s a couple of shopping bags I’ve made; they are supposed to be reminiscent of the string shopper from the 60’s & 70’s.

This one is made using the Magic Butterfly Loom for the body, the Rectangle Butterfly Loom for the handles and Baby Butterfly Loom for the flowers. 247 more words

Grey, grey, grey and more grey

Everything is feeling a bit grey these days. I’m still struggling to get used to taking Hobbit to and from nursery school each day and the weather is really not helping. 311 more words

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