Some time ago I discussed 4 strategies against mistakes in crochet and knitting. In my opinion the most important strategy is learning to “read” your work. In this article I would like to develop this a bit further when it comes to crochet. My first advice is to stop frequently to admire what you just […]
Bye bye daffodil, welcome dandelion! The luminous yellow in my fingering weight merino yarn changes names (because of a change of supplier), but it will still shine its light just as brightly in your projects! If you want to try it out, there is a special offer to celebrate its introduction – but you need […]
Does the Rhombique bags look a bit scary technique-wise? Are you unsure about whether you will know how to work the stitch pattern? I have two tutorials for you – just click to read!
The “adapted” chart in the Rhombique pattern has been corrected and updated. Now the pattern contains two charts, one in the “universal”, Barbara Walkerish style, and one with clear indications of the dc placement in the mosaic pattern. These overlay mosaic crochet bags were one of the most popular designs at the shows I attended […]
A terrible mistake! Your heart is beating fast, a cold hand seems to compress your chest, you have a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach… You’ve just realized that you’ve made a mistake in your crochet (or knitting) project. A mistake can have so many reasons. You’re tired, you’re distracted, you didn’t read […]
Want to play with me? This is a bingo game just for fun, to be adapted to all your yearnings, carefully planned projects and changes of heart! Your own interpretations of the prompts are welcome – play along to the end of the year! Here is the pdf version if you want to print it […]
At least once a week, I check the crisper drawer in my fridge to see what’s left over – a lonely leek, a couple of carrots that start to get a bit dry, the remaining part of a butternut squash, a piece of celeriac. I take them out and cut them in roughly equally big […]
Of course, it’s always better to be reasonable… But when you fall madly in love, being reasonable is hard! Some time ago I was sent a test ball of Puno, this intriguing blend of cotton and alpaca. I already have quite a lot of yarns in my shop – did I really need to add […]
I wish you a beautiful, creative 2022! May this year be as easy on you as possible, filled with creativity, colour, beautiful yarns and successful projects.