The pattern for the Circaetus shawl is now also available in Spanish! It’s the perfect time for me to discuss this pattern in detail. Today I want to share my ideas behind the shape chosen for Circaetus. The triangle is a classic when it comes to shawl shapes. It’s easy to crochet a square, and […]
The pattern for the Circaetus shawl is now also available in Spanish! It’s the perfect time for me to discuss this pattern in detail. Today I invite you to explore the stitch patterns I chose for Circaetus. After having fallen in love with the yarn Balayage (see my article about the yarn, published yesterday), I […]
The pattern for the Circaetus shawl is now also available in Spanish! On the occasion of my participation in the Love Yarn Madrid show, I am publishing the spanish version of my Circaetus shawl. It’s the perfect time for me to discuss this pattern in detail. Today I invite you to discover the yarn Balayage, […]
Many people start their year with resolutions, goals, intentions, a word of the year … or a North Star to guide their path. This is a small star to crochet at the beginning of a new year, or at any other time. Techniques and abbreviations:MC: main colourCC: contrast coloursl st: slip stitchch: chainsc: single crochethdc: […]
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!
What are selvedge stitches? Selvedge stitches are simply the first and last stitches in any crocheted or knitted row. There can be 1, 2 or 3 selvedge stitches at the beginning and end of a row. In the following, I’m going to assume that the selvedge is a single stitch (just for ease of writing). […]
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 […]
A short video tutorial to help with the North Cape shawl – and, of course, with any other knitting project featuring narrow stripes !
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 – […]