A New Look

Maybe you've noticed --- my blog has a new look! I didn't like the way my old theme displayed my posts. Now the posts are arranged side by side and display only an excerpt and not the full post. My new theme supports the portfolio feature, that's another reason why I wanted a new theme.... Continue Reading →

Pattern Release — Graynor

Once I began to combine knitting and crochet I couldn't stop --- and my shawl Graynor is the latest addition! Graynor starts with a crocheted granny triangle. Then it’s time for the knitting needles! I decided to use garter stitch because I love the texture of this stitch. The tips are fastened at the front... Continue Reading →

Pattern Release — Silvanus Shawl

Here comes a new knitting pattern --- Silvanus Shawl! The curved shape of Silvanus is very versatile! Just drape it around your neck and you're ready to go! The combination of easy short rows and garter stitch looks great with gradient yarns. The change from short to long rows will lead to interesting color changes!... Continue Reading →

The new version of my Simply Sideways Shawl is now live! Easier decreases shape a sideways triangle with alternating ridges of stockinette and garter stitch and a brand new crochet border! Enjoy 15% discount until May 14! Go to ravelry store

For this Lace Delight I used 1 skein of Manos del Uruguay Alegria and 3.75mm knitting needles. My mom loves lace but she doesn't like to knit "something with a lot of holes" as she puts it!

To boldly go…

Last month, I had a crazy idea. I was thinking about using garter stitch for my next shawl, but there are so many garter stitch shawls out there. Then it hit me: why not combine knitting and crochet? The idea seemed outrageous at first and I wondered if this would even work. Maybe the fabric... Continue Reading →

Pattern Release — Hiatus

Are you ready to take the plunge? My new shawl pattern is all about dropping stitches! Hiatus does not only have sections of drop stitches adding lacy holes but also sections of Tuck Stitch. To make a Tuck Stitch, you have to deliberately unravel your work a few rows! Sounds scary? Don't worry, a Tuck... Continue Reading →

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