Best FO so far!

…or how I keep surprising myself with the projects I’m making. It’s always difficult to sew for someone else, because I put so much pressure on myself to make it perfect. Of course, there’s no such thing as perfection and I get that, but one keeps hoping, right? I really put my soul into both…

Pincushions!

…or how I found use for my ever-growing scrap yarn stash! Honestly, scrap yarn never seems to go away! And since two days ago I came a cross a tutorial on making pattern weights, which is a clever way of avoiding fabric holes made by pins, I knew I had to make them! Now, I…

Sleepy Socks almost ready for purchase…

…or how I finally published a pattern! Well, almost! The thing is, I love keeping my feet warm at night when it’s still embarrassingly too early to turn the heating on. I have extremely cold feet, and no amount of cotton socks can really help me. Been there, done that. Trust me. I’ve designed Sleepy…

Cat project bag KAL pattern is here!

Needle size: 3.75 (but really, you can use any yarn, any needles) Gauge after blocking: 9.5sts over 2”/10 cm Yarn: 1 skein of worsted weight yarn/10 ply, 120 meters per 50g. I still have about ten grams left. Additional materials: 1 marker (if preferred) and a tapestry needle Abbreviations: k – knit p – purl…

Step by step to casting on

Casting on is an essential step when it comes to knitting. Here is a visual, step by step guide, for casting on your stitches. Before you start, keep in mind that you need to leave a tail that is long enough to make all the stitches. Your working yarn is attached to your skein. In…

Why this blog?

If you’re anything like me, meaning kinesthetic and auditive, you learn things better by hearing and mimicking the moves, rather than reading knitting and crocheting patterns. So my goal is, aside from explaining the joys of crocheting and knitting in a written form, to make visual tutorials for knitting and crocheting beginners, covering all sorts…