Yes, I crochet a lot. But I knit a bit, too! And the latest of my knitting endeavours is this easy knitted shawl: North Cape. Shaped as an elongated triangle, this shawl mixes relaxing garter stitch with easy lace. Alternating stitch patterns and adding a pop of colour makes sure that the relaxing knit never […]
Lilac, violet, periwinkle… I think these colours will be everywhere this spring – and they certainly are in the Whirl 762 Popin Candy colourway! Click this link to see it in the shop!
Dreaming of spring with soft and sweet colours… Whirl 760 Candy Man is available in the shop!
To be completely honest, when it comes to socks, I tend to turn to knitting… But you can also make great socks in crochet! This gorgeous crochet sock pattern named Marguerite was designed by my friend Sylvie Damey. Worked in tall stitches, the Marguerite socks are fast to make! The new sock yarn with hemp […]
It has taken me a long time to find a sock yarn that I wanted to sell – I was looking for something special and inspiring. And I have found it! A beautiful yarn that works for socks but also for many other lovely projects, and with a very interesting fiber content. This little miracle […]
Hate swatching? To me it’s an essential tool – and a lot of fun, too! Step inside my designer brain in this video. Timestamps in the description box on YouTube if you want to skip around. This is my first voiceover in English – please bear with me while I perfect this skill!
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 […]