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New project! 

I’m taking part in the Instagram autumn shawl swap whereby you knit a shawl for someone and someone else makes one for you. It’s great fun following what everyone else is making – and then getting something fab at the end of it! 116 more words


looking for logic

looking for the logic in an emu feather
seeing how the barbs are modified to the barest bones in the feathers of this flightless bird… 210 more words

It's Crow Time

Sauna gear, saunavarusteet

The sleeves of my bathrobe ended up too short so I lengthened them by sewing on some lace. Being one of my favourite colours I had some linen yarn of the same green in my stocks that I could use to crochet the lace edgings with. 130 more words


Dear Matilda

Dear Matilda,

I have finished your baby blanket. Good thing you’re still a baby! It is a gorgeous shade of green called Jade, in Madelinetosh Vintage, and it is marvelous. 99 more words

Babies Everywhere

Tatted square, frivolitee-ruutu

This has fast become one of my favourite tatting motifs. It’s a pattern by Mary Konior, apparently a household name in the tatting world. I find it very pretty, with its round of four-leaves in the middle and the two corner rings forming a circle when the squares are joined together. 292 more words


Finishing my summer shawl swap shawl

Just cast off…
Before blocking…



Close ups!

Pattern: Mustardseed by Boo Knits

Yarn: Eden Cottage Yarns Milburn 4ply in Harvest Gold.

Needles: 4.5mm Knitpro Basix bamboo circular & 4.5mm Knitpro Rosewood straight needles. 30 more words


New curtains, verhojen ompelua

I had to replace the curtains in the changing room of our country sauna after ruining the old ones in the wash. I was going to sew some of my lace edgings onto the old ones, but had to buy some new linen instead. 525 more words