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The Accordion Beret that shrunk big time

The Accordion Beret that shrunk big time

I knitted this cap, a felted knitted thingie, with leftover yarn from the Poetry Cardigan. I got the pattern from Elena and I think it’s called Accordion Beret (Dragspelsbasker in Swedish). I knitted this cap a few months ago but I thought that it would be one of those few (very few) projects that I […]

I think Halloween socks! Booo-hoo!

I think Halloween socks! Booo-hoo!

Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe We don’t celebrate Halloween here in Sweden. Though, as everything around the world is becoming americanized, we do have access to pumpkin-ghost-stuff in some stores these days. When I was a kid there were nothing like […]

I love a bit of craziness around the neck

I love a bit of craziness around the neck

Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out. James Bryant Conant When I was visiting the city library I had a very nice time in the craft section. Perfectly placed in front of the knitting books I found a little stool that I sat on as I was browsing through […]

Knitted Graffiti Art – what a hooligan I am!

Knitted Graffiti Art – what a hooligan I am!

My first knitted graffiti! Well, to be honest, my first graffiti ever I think! I just haven’t meet people that was “in to” this kind of stuff before, but this Sunday we were a bunch that sat outside and made little pieces of decoration for our environment. I had a very nice time with new […]

Yet another knitted sweater

Yet another knitted sweater

Thanks everyone so so much for your happy wishes on my fourth blogoversery! I don’t know if I want to post anything else on this blog right now because I’m so enjoying reading your comments there! But we’re still going strong for a 5th year, no? Yes, let’s have a look at something knitted today […]

Luxury Knitting with Alpaca + Ravelry Thoughts

Luxury Knitting with Alpaca + Ravelry Thoughts

After yesterdays nerd post about blogging I’m back today as a creative knitting nerd. I started this blog with a lot of knitting, reading knitting blogs and writing about it. Since then my interested in other creative hobbies has broaden but my knitting is still going strong, especially now during winter. When I visited my […]

I knitted socks using the rainbow as my guide

I knitted socks using the rainbow as my guide

I can’t get enough of the rainbow! I love stripes and bright colors that intermingle and glow! Maybe it’s because there is not enough colors outside this time of the year? Everything is gray and muddy, I have to color my own world. I hope you’re doing that too? After the ripple blanket I went […]

My so called scarf

My so called scarf

My friend Inger bought this blue-green yarn in Taiwan back when she lived there. Now she is knitting a scarf with it, and it is turning out very pretty. This is how her scarf looks close up; Isn’t the pattern cool? This knitting technique is called My so called scarf on the internet and Inger […]

Greetings from Knit Cafe in Stockholm

Greetings from Knit Cafe in Stockholm

Yesterday my friend Inger finally lured me out of my secret cave into the big world outside. It was just what I needed. I went to a knit cafe in Stockholm for the first time! It is open every Sunday and was located in a big yarn store called Knit Lab, close to Södra station, […]