Posts Tagged: Knitting

HEIM : the homely home-staying sweater

First of all: I hope you and yours, dear reader, are doing well in these bizarre times! In January I had itchy fingers, itching to knit, and I found this gorgeous pattern by Drops: Heim. It’s a rather modern pattern,

HEIM : the homely home-staying sweater

First of all: I hope you and yours, dear reader, are doing well in these bizarre times! In January I had itchy fingers, itching to knit, and I found this gorgeous pattern by Drops: Heim. It’s a rather modern pattern,

Anker’s Blues – a lovely yet discreet pullover.

My knitting world was momentarily turned upside down as this pullover is knitted top-down. Tricky,  as you cannot try it on after say 10 cm of knitting to see if the size fits, as you can when you start at

Anker’s Blues – a lovely yet discreet pullover.

My knitting world was momentarily turned upside down as this pullover is knitted top-down. Tricky,  as you cannot try it on after say 10 cm of knitting to see if the size fits, as you can when you start at

Simple knit – why not?

A childhood in Scandinavia and one deeply believes in the exclusive beauty of intricate knitted patterns. After a few stranded knits, (this or that), I realised that there is an essential beauty in a simple minimal knit too. Thank you

Simple knit – why not?

A childhood in Scandinavia and one deeply believes in the exclusive beauty of intricate knitted patterns. After a few stranded knits, (this or that), I realised that there is an essential beauty in a simple minimal knit too. Thank you

Knitted Icelandic sweater, ehm, for the indoors…

My childhood in Norway was kept warm by pretty, though bulky and itchy, hand-knitted sweaters. After knitting a few warm (and less itchy sweaters, thank you new yarns) sweaters myself, I realised I often didn’t wear them…. as too warm.

Knitted Icelandic sweater, ehm, for the indoors…

My childhood in Norway was kept warm by pretty, though bulky and itchy, hand-knitted sweaters. After knitting a few warm (and less itchy sweaters, thank you new yarns) sweaters myself, I realised I often didn’t wear them…. as too warm.

Traffic safe beanie and scarf

Around here (Belgium) primary schoolchildren have to wear reflective neon vests in winter so as to be visible in the darkness/mist. These vests are not so pretty and thus not hugely popular. Especially older children and teens will not wear

Traffic safe beanie and scarf

Around here (Belgium) primary schoolchildren have to wear reflective neon vests in winter so as to be visible in the darkness/mist. These vests are not so pretty and thus not hugely popular. Especially older children and teens will not wear

hundreds free Norwegian knitting charts/patterns on FB’s Koftegruppa, here’s “Finn”

The obsessively  intricate Norwegian knitting patterns usually have a name, the place they’re originally from, or a person’s name. When I joined the Facebook knitting group Koftegruppa, I saw they have a huuuuuuge database of Norwegian knitting patterns, hundreds… and

hundreds free Norwegian knitting charts/patterns on FB’s Koftegruppa, here’s “Finn”

The obsessively  intricate Norwegian knitting patterns usually have a name, the place they’re originally from, or a person’s name. When I joined the Facebook knitting group Koftegruppa, I saw they have a huuuuuuge database of Norwegian knitting patterns, hundreds… and

Stocking Squish Sweater

The inspiration was Spacecurry’s blanket but then as a sweater! I’ve chosen the pattern Alska by Cirilia Rose as it resembles my vision most (sketch). But I followed the waist decrease/increase from Paper Dolls by Kate Davies, for a waisted body. My intent

Stocking Squish Sweater

The inspiration was Spacecurry’s blanket but then as a sweater! I’ve chosen the pattern Alska by Cirilia Rose as it resembles my vision most (sketch). But I followed the waist decrease/increase from Paper Dolls by Kate Davies, for a waisted body. My intent

Winter knit – figure friendly (free knitting chart)

I bought one of the most popular knit patterns on Ravelry : Kate Davies’ – “Paper Dolls“. The curve hugging/enhancing design, is really lovely, and though I love Kate Davies’ paper dolls, I find them a bit graphically loud and girly for

Winter knit – figure friendly (free knitting chart)

I bought one of the most popular knit patterns on Ravelry : Kate Davies’ – “Paper Dolls“. The curve hugging/enhancing design, is really lovely, and though I love Kate Davies’ paper dolls, I find them a bit graphically loud and girly for

newborn knitting -aww-

And here he is, the reason for neglecting my blog (and projects), 2 months old! I knitted the sweater  from a little booklet “babybreiwerk – edities Marie Claire” which I can’t seem to find any links for, nor in French

newborn knitting -aww-

And here he is, the reason for neglecting my blog (and projects), 2 months old! I knitted the sweater  from a little booklet “babybreiwerk – edities Marie Claire” which I can’t seem to find any links for, nor in French

Knitted flowery cardigan – free pattern

I’m not that good a knitter, but fell in love with Pünktchen’s cardigan on Pinterest. Signed up onto Ravelry to learn how to do it. It’s been an epic two months, but here it is! I made it from cotton

Knitted flowery cardigan – free pattern

I’m not that good a knitter, but fell in love with Pünktchen’s cardigan on Pinterest. Signed up onto Ravelry to learn how to do it. It’s been an epic two months, but here it is! I made it from cotton