I’m preparing for the first show this autumn – the Knit Eat Festival in Lyon this weekend (23rd – 24th Sept). This year the show takes place in a new, larger location, and it’s extended to be Knit Eat & Co. On top of the habitual knit and crochet theme, the show this year includes […]
Oh, how we love to crochet! We do it as often as we can, for hours on end! But sometimes, our body suffers from our enthusiasm. Our fingers hurt, our shoulders tense up, and tendinitis makes it hard even to hold the hook. How can we crochet without pain? I am not a doctor or […]
I’m wishing you a very happy 2023, in the light of curiosity, creativity and kindness towards ourselves and others. My most heartfelt intention for 2023 is to re-engage the conversation with you about crochet and creativity. Here’s to our future creative adventures!
It all starts with an idea. You don’t really know where it comes from, and sometimes it’s very vague. It can be a kind of vision, but it might also be a memory, a scent, a feeling… and sometimes it’s a full-blown concept that shows up from nowhere, presenting itself to you when you brush […]
I know, I know, you must always swatch before you start a new project – this is what I tell people all the time. And I also know that very often, this is not at all what you want to do! To be perfectly honest, there are situations where you can skip the swatch – […]
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 […]