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 →

Pattern Release — Thingamajig

A new knitting pattern is now available --- the shawlette Thingamajig! I love small shawls and designing this shawlette was a lot of fun. There is a bit of this and that: stockinette, garter stitch, short rows, eyelets and a wavy edge! The Eyelet pattern is worked a little different than what you would expect.... Continue Reading →

Now, there is a new menu called sneak peek --- this will take you to a page that shows my latest pattern in progress! Once a pattern is published, I will change the picture to my new design. Have a look at my new knitted shawl (the sample is nearly finished, yeah!): Sneak Peek

Freebie Release — Loopcatcher

My new Freebie is here -- Loopcatcher, a colorful drawstring bag with lots of possibilities to make it your own! I love making bags. Bags are quick projects, they're useful and don't use a lot of yarn (depending on the size). My loopcatcher is rather small, but it will serve as project bag for small... Continue Reading →

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