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Cotton time when joining the ripple craze

Cotton time when joining the ripple craze

Not a lot of blog posts here this week because I’ve been crocheting. On Saturday I went for a long walk (couple of hours long walk!). Lovely autumn air and in the middle I had a pit stop at a yarn/fabric shop where on impulse I picked up a couple of skeins of cotton yarn […]

100 % wool – a yarn shop visit

100 % wool – a yarn shop visit

These pictures is from a newly opened yarn shop, 100 % ull in Torekällberget owned by a danish lady who knits and felts beautiful things with yarn. I’m so glad I brought my camera because when I see yarn shops in other blogs I just smile, it all looks so… great. The whole shop smells […]

To Dye for (Kool-Aid and Jell-O)

To Dye for (Kool-Aid and Jell-O)

I bought kool-aid and Jell-O in an American shop last year, but haven’t come around to use it until this week! In my first search I found good information in Swedish from stickat och virkat. Useful! Knitty has also written about dying with soft drinks: dyed in the wool. I also took the time to […]

I brought all of this home

I brought all of this home

Thrifting finds from last two weeks only: More second hand fabric. The red with roses has a bit of plastic feeling to it. The yellow swirls makes me smile. The white with rose stripes was a must-have, as the pink and gray 50th style fabric. Mmmmm! Loppis behind Kyrkstugan one day! A small pink vase, […]

Romantic Swirly Scarf

Romantic Swirly Scarf

Crocheted curly swirly scarf …made by me. A super fun crochet, and I love the result. Yarn: 2,5 skein from mom’s stash. Pink (dubble yarn) and the crocheted edge is green with gold thread (same yarn as my shawl and the edge of my wrist warmers!). Pattern: Eva Wincent (pattern from Swedish magazine Ica Kuriren […]

No sharp edges

No sharp edges

Studio Friday theme is all round things! Life can feel very boring and square sometimes, but if we look around carefully we see the rounds in life. The rounds don’t have sharp edges, the round moves with grace. It’s in the details, the view you get when you go close to things, that you get […]