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.
The pattern for the More Honey hat is now available, and you can get your copy via Loveknitting.com or Ravelry. I have also started my own YouTube channel and made a little video to show the techniques you need to make the hat, including casting on and joining in a round, knitting cables without a … Continue reading MORE HONEY HAT PATTERN.
One of my first ever patterns was the Honey cap. I self-published the original pattern almost 4 years ago on my old blog and remember being so proud of it. I still am, actually, but ever since its release there have been a couple of things that have been bugging me. The biggest of those … Continue reading MORE HONEY HAT.
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.
I think all of you will agree with me, that knitting your own clothes is slow, but only a few will actually know how long it really takes from an idea to become a published pattern. When I wrote my first patterns all I did was knit the sample and then write the pattern, take some … Continue reading KIURU. FROM AN IDEA TO A PATTERN.
My friend’s daughter had a birthday party on Saturday. She’s turning three and is the biggest fan of bunny rabbits and everything yellow. I had seen this hat pattern on Pinterest earlier and thought it would make a perfect gift for the little girl. The pattern I used is called Hyzenthlay Rabbit Ears Beanie (what a mouthful) … Continue reading BUNNY HAT FOR LITTLE ADA.