Category Archives: Crafts

CRAFT to me is making stuff by hand. I love trying new things, recycling, painting and mixing materials.

Knitted Neon Socks

I am in love with neon colors, so when I spotted some neon yarn I bought it. This sock yarn has all of the neon colors: pink, orange, cerise, yellow & green – in the same ball of yarn. I … Continue reading

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Wool Owl Parade

In the beginning of this year I talked about the firstborn owl, and now it’s autumn again and the rest of the gang feel safe to come out of the forest to show of their gray wool feathers… They’re all … Continue reading

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Stricken kann süchtig machen

The label of this yarn that I bought Friday says: Stricken kann süchtig machen! And if you’re a knitter you understand, even if you don’t speak German… Knitting can be addictive. Very addictive. And isn’t autumn all about cozying up … Continue reading

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Sun Printing Fabric

One of my biggest Summer Crushes has always been Coloring Fabric Outside! Using paint and dye in the grass makes cleaning up a breeze! In summer, when ever the weather is good enough to bringing tools and materials outside, I … Continue reading

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What’s floating around

There are a lot of materials floating around here right now. I do a little bit of crafting every day, mostly knitting or my free form embroidery stuff as well as some wool embroidery started in May. As I jump … Continue reading

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Making it Flamenco Pink

I love dye that you just poor into water and use as it is. This is “Flamenco Pink” my favorite after “Golfish orange”. Yum! Related PostsExploring colour with Julia Caprara – a book review Awesome Supplies | Artists’ Watercolour To … Continue reading

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Birds on a Picnic

When visiting Gotland I hand felted and sculptured a little bird. Then I embellished him like crazy, adding sequins to the chest, curly and coloured wool to the bum and yellow wings for him to fly with: Related PostsAmigurumi Hello … Continue reading

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From the Knitting Needles

Of winter’s lifeless world each tree Now seems a perfect part, Yet each one holds summer’s secret Deep down within its heart. /Charles G. Stater This summer I visited a spinning mill called Solkusten (sunshine coast). I bought one skein … Continue reading

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The Polka Dot Oilcloth Desk

Because I am messy I use a big oilcloth to cover the desk where I make my art. I’ve had this beautiful rose patterned one for several years, but it’s beyond saving at this point, full of acrylic paint splatters. … Continue reading

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Quick Craft: Glue A Thing Ring

I love a quick fix of creativity every now and then. This is a ring I put together in five minutes and love soooo much. To make it you’ll need one of those empty rings (found in craft stores) with … Continue reading

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