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June 18: Amsterdam Cable Mittens

I was testing Dubbele Dutch‘s mittens pattern for her and I finished them yesterday look how cute they are!

They were an absolute pleasure to knit and super fast – the whole pair took me less than two and a half hours.   119 more words


Bright Above Me

The Japanese cherry disaster, the portable basketball hoop, the moths – I blogged about quite a few things lately. Not much about yarn though. 192 more words


It could have been worse

Last week two moths were sitting on the wall in our bathroom. This is how one would start a joke – right? Well, it was no joke and (trust me) I am never in a laughing mood, when it comes to moths … Instead, I remember being slightly irritated (why did they choose the bathroom?) but not troubling too much about it (spring, open window, big garden). 527 more words


New Pattern: April Cowl

The April Cowl test knit is finished and the pattern is now available! The April Cowl uses simple knits, yarn overs and decreases to evoke the new shoots and sprouts of early spring growth. 51 more words


Travel knit

I have been travelling quite a bit lately. Short trips here and there. To Czech Republic over Easter, to France for family affairs. Enriching and exhausting at the same time. 245 more words


Stretchy Bind offs: A Comparison

I recently completed a test-knit that called for a stretchy bind off at the bottom hem. This was a top-down sweater with cables and the designer did a wonderful job of making sure there was no cable splay or cable squinch throughout the sweater’s transitional moments. 448 more words


FO: Verso Test Knit

I didn’t want to share my test knit project until the pattern was released and it was finally released this week! So allow me to introduce you to… 232 more words