I’d been eyeing the Muse Jenna Cardi for a while, but really wasn’t sure if it would be flattering on me. I wasn’t too sure about the contrasting color versions … Continue reading Muse Jenna cardi: my new favorite sweater
Based in Stockholm, Sweden, Hannah has wholeheartedly embraced the Nordic knitting tradition. Even as her yarn stash threatened to take over their small apartment, Hannah decided to start sewing. Her partner is very tolerant of her fiber-related addictions but does not like pins or needles. Previously a Microsoft SharePoint consultant, Hannah now works as a WooCommerce Happiness Engineer on the payments team at Automattic.
I’d had my eye on this shrug pattern (Hyss) since last summer – I just ran out of time/interest to knit it. Then again, last summer I was still on the … Continue reading Hyss shrug: the black edition
For a while there, I was on a Hitchhiker shawlette kick. They were just so easy to make and looked so cool, especially with the interestingly dyed yarns. Fred asked … Continue reading Trillian scarf: subtle and sweet
Inspired by the Swedish love of long, flowy dresses in the summer as well as my beloved Rae linen skirt, I decided to give a really light viscose fabric a … Continue reading Rae skirt: the flowery viscose edition
It might be better to say that the raw materials for Fred’s new sweater have arrived. All sixteen balls of Icelandic wool in their monochromatic glory for the pattern “91149 … Continue reading Fred’s new sweater has arrived!
After re-reading this post, I realize it’s practically an ode to a skirt. A skirt! Then again, I really like this skirt. 🙂
After deciding not to take up leatherworking to create a case for our new TomTom, I knit a case instead.
I was looking at Slöjd Detailer for Lopi-lett yarn for Fred’s new sweater and I found the leather materials. We need a case for our new TomTom… why not use … Continue reading Leatherworking? 🙂
Given the success I had with the Little Boy Brown sweater, I decided to knit a larger version for my niece, Aubrey.
I’m really not sure where they’re all coming from. Maybe I’m not giving them away fast enough. Maybe I need to store them in a more attractive manner. But they … Continue reading They multiply!
My Monkeys are done! And they look gorgeous on the blocking forms, though you can really see where I learned to do the yarn overs correctly. Oops. 🙂
My mom bought me a pair of nice sock blockers for my birthday and then shipped them to Sweden for me. I haven’t actually had sock blockers before and wow, … Continue reading Sock blockers for my birthday!