After a few months after the design came to mind is ready and I can now show you my new design Sea Line Shawl. It has been thoroughly tested in Ravelry by a wonderful group of kind testers that have helped me to deliver a great pattern of this, my first shawl. It can be […]
Happy New Year, I need some help!
I hope that you all have had a great holiday season and now are getting ready for the New Year and the new projects. Since last December I have had a few technical problems with my blog due to some spammers that are causing me troubles with my hosting, which is the reason why […]
Winter Knits, Black Friday Sales and Craftsy
One of my wip projects is this pair of stranded mittens that I’m making following the class Mittens and Gloves Galore with Marly Bird. She is an awesome teacher and the class is one of the best I have taken at Craftsy, very comprehensive, including 5 different patterns, one of them with 5 variations, which […]
I just kneed
I just need (to knit :)) a break from work work work! Some fun!
What I Have Been Up To
The time just flew and another month is gone, the summer 2012 is almost gone! I’ve been busy at work, so haven’t had any chances to catch up with you here, but finally I made some room in my agenda to tell you what I have been up to. This summer has been full of […]
Clockwork Shawl KAL and Giveaway
Some great values of being part of a group are sharing and learning from each other. I guess that is also the spirit of a KAL (knit along), and that’s why our wonderful Stitch ‘n Bitch group is hosting a Clockwork Shawl KAL on Ravelry. The gorgeous pattern from Stephen West got us hooked at […]
KIP 2012 at Vondelpark, knitting and spinning
Last Saturday was the World Wide Knit In Public day, we had a wonderful time at the Vondelpark, here in Amsterdam. We were a very small but cozy group just relaxing, chatting and of course knitting! Even Daphne was spinning and teaching us how to do it, how exciting! You can watch a couple of […]
Ysolda is coming to Amsterdam!
Just a few days ago I told you about my increasingly interest for knitting over the last few months. I have made a couple of hats, mittens and even shawls! and I think I’m ready for my next challenge, the great Ishbel from Ysolda in her Whimsical Little Knits book. My 4mm circular needles are […]
Stitch n Bitch Group, Books and Breidag
Last January I joined the Stitch ‘n Bitch Amsterdam De Pijp Group following my wishes to learn knitting and have someone to share with my doubts, patterns and some chat. Everything begun last year in my first visit to the Breidag fair where I bought my copy of Stitch ‘n Bitch Superstar: Go Beyond The […]
Red Lips in “Etsy Stock Take – Week Two”
The good thing about communities is that there are so many people willing to share, Etsy is a great community for sellers and Ravelry is for me the best place to meet crafters and discuss about any handmade subject, that is awesome. I have even joined a group of knitters in Amsterdam to meet up […]