In the book Sticka sjalar, halsdukar och lite till by Erika Åberg there is a lovely pattern for a näverstickad scarf. The pattern looked so amazing that I right from the start new I had to try it. For this pattern I use a different yarn size and needle size than recommended. I used the… Continue reading Näverstickning is so much fun!
Here are some photos from my February instagram feed. You can follow my knitting and book journey if you want to. I’m at @booksandknitting I spun some yarn of the nice wool I got for Christmas. It also snowed a lot one morning and I was very happy for my knitted accessories during the… Continue reading Photos from February
I never seem to learn that projects of greater size knitted with size 3mm always will be “eternity projects” that I almost am forcing myself through. This is one of those projects and I thought it’d be fun to do a post about it. This project is a knitted tank top with a ribbed back and… Continue reading My eternity project – Fair Isle rib tank top
For Christmas my mother bought me these wonderful braids of wool. When you unravel the braid you use the wool for spinning you own yarn. These three lovely braids is bought from Forsbacka ull. My first drop spindle and the first wool braid I ever bought was from Forsbacka ull, and I’m so glad for… Continue reading Wool to spin
For Christmas I received the yarn and needles shown in the image above from my dear Cheryl. These aren’t any regular needles and yarn, these are giant size. The yarn came in two large balls. One ball is about the size of my head! The needles are giant as well, 130 mm in circumference with a… Continue reading Orange blanket with giant needles
It seems my family knows what I like. For Christmas I received these lovely wooly gifts that ensures a crafty 2016. Thank you so much! Sticka sjalar, halsdukar och lite till by Erika Åberg is a lovely book with patterns that I know I will definitly try this year. Lovely scarf variations and patterns I… Continue reading Wooly gifts
The knitting project I did together with my friends is now finished and it was so much fun. It was a lot faster than any of us thought it would be. We all finished the project within two weeks. I did not knit every day but when I did I had sittings that were around… Continue reading Finished project: knit-a-long hoodie