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My Favorite Work Horse Yarns

No two fiber hoarders are created equal. I have a friend who swears by a yarn that I hate, and I’m happy to work with acrylic blends while another friend usually won’t touch acrylic at all! 883 more words


Poncho Mondrianesque

Here’s my latest knitted garment for body adornment using Binary Stitch #4. For this knitted item, I looked to the works of Piet Mondrian and the aesthetics of… 299 more words

Festive Crochet Pumpkin Hat Pattern

It seems so long ago since I designed this little hat.  Christian my youngest would have been 2 years old and loved this hat!  We had a Berry an Apple and of course a Pumpkin all made from this one design.   1,099 more words

Simple Celebration

(Alert : This is a photo heavy post)

We had some Harry Potter fun as part of my older one’s birthday celebrations this year. She is an avid Potterhead, so she got the eighth book as present apart from clothes and accessories. 151 more words


Simple organisation idea

A small pointless granny square turned into a neat organizer.

See, I made this simple classic granny square  as a one hour travel-project.

And later, turned it into a clip-organizer. 9 more words


Summer Crafting

Going back to my childhood, summer has always been a time for crafting. Making stuff filled the days and staved off boredom. As an adult crafting is a mini-vacation from all the chores and duties of life. 295 more words


Quick and Simple

I love quick and simple crochet patterns. I especially feel that the simple stitches repeated over and over produce the most stunning results. Nothing against complicated patterns, but they do come in the way of an otherwise meditative crafting process. 152 more words