fibers & their characteristics

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Mostly, a pattern asks for a yarn that is not available. A substitute must come. But how do I replace it correctly? Not only the yarn weight is important, but … Read More

A start of something wonderful

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Sometimes things fit in life – quite effortlessly. These moments should be appreciated. For there are also stony times. In the last months, I have experienced both. After my long … Read More

What wool can do

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Nowadays, there are so many different fibers and fabrics. Some people may forget what characteristics wool has. This short video shows you what wool can do. The company BUCK created … Read More

How to substitute yarn

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Don’t we know that all? You buy this super great pattern, but you don’t have exactly THE yarn the pattern calls for. Or maybe you’re purchased new yarn and want … Read More

FO – Fifth Avenue shawl

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Summer, sun – shawl time! In fine yarn and an easy to remember pattern. The Fifth Avenue shawl is the perfect summer project. And if it’s combined with a multi-colored … Read More

FO – Dotted Rays shawl

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In today’s episode of my finished (knitting) objects, I show you a shawl that has a long history. The more I have enjoyed every single stitch while knitting. Two years … Read More

How to knit a yarn over

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You manage finally to knit evenly and then you come across a pattern consisting of holes. Intentionally holes in a piece of knitting? Yes, there is. What is a yarn … Read More

FO – Askews me shawl

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Finally, I can present you another project for the Finished Object Friday. Today’s object is about knitting for someone else. When he chooses a pattern you’re not into it…. While … Read More

Cape Town – what I did the last three months

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Time flies, right? Writing this phrase is a bit worn out; but oh so true. I spent the last three months in Cape Town (South Africa). Within this time I … Read More

Road trip – last stop: Ireland

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The last stop of our road trip leads us to Ireland. The island offers besides the landscape many other things. So many things to explore and so little time… We … Read More

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