I have now added two new videos on YouTube. In the first one I’m talking about the Artemis socks design and my collaboration with Annabel Williams (as well as showing a spring hat I knitted and a cowl I’m working on), and in the second one I’m showing how to knit all the cables you … Continue reading ARTEMIS SOCKS ON YOUTUBE.
Last November Annabel approached me with a collaboration idea. She dyes yarn with natural dyes such as avocado and madder, and she wanted me to try some of her sock yarn kits. I had been playing with a new sock design idea in my head, so I asked her if she liked the idea of … Continue reading ARTEMIS SOCKS.
Wearing something handknitted is so much more than just wearing a garment, for me it’s wearing stories and memories and all the inspiration that went into creating the piece. There are many reasons why I love knitting. The obvious things are probably the sense of accomplishment and making something with my own hands, and that it … Continue reading SOUVENIERS, GIFTS AND MEMORIES.
A few months ago I got a chance to test Gregoria Fibers’s sock kits, and I must say, it was love at first sight. The yarn is incredibly soft to touch and also has a beautiful sheen that reminds me of silk. It is very luxurious and beautiful, and I was so happy to knit … Continue reading APOLLO SOCKS.
A bit over a month ago I was on a business trip to Helsinki, and as I had a little extra time I decided to do some yarn shopping (my favorite pastime :)). I visited the ever so lovely Snurren lankakauppa which carries many of my favorite yarns. And of course I didn’t come home … Continue reading JULES SOCKS