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Finishing and blocking

Finishing and blocking

As much as I like knitting, I drag the part of finishing after the knitting part is done. I have multiple shawls waiting to be blocked. More than than one WIP is only a WIP because the ends aren’t sewn in. Wanting to use the shawl or whatever seems to be the only thing that … Continue reading

Knitting with dpn’s

Knitting with dpn’s

Today a short break from knitting my blanket. It’s growing on me, literally. I’ll blog about it when it’s finished. Probably that won’t be long from now. A small project is always nice ¬†between the bigger projects. Sock knitting is one of the smaller projects, especially when it’s baby socks. To me, knitting with dpns … Continue reading

Catch of the craft fair in Zwolle 2017

Catch of the craft fair in Zwolle 2017

Last Friday I went to the craft fair in Zwolle. A whole day of petting yarn, searching new brands, talking to people who love their (hand dyed) yarns. I feel inspired and want to spent my weekend knitting. So on to the fun part. What did I buy? First I want to mention that I … Continue reading

My new knitting bowl

My new knitting bowl

For a while I’ve been searching for a decorative way to keep my knitting in the living room and on my desk. My knitting bag is ideal for storing WIP’s* and tools but it’s kind of big to keep it in sight all the time. Every project is neatly tucked away in ziplock bags that … Continue reading

My DyakCraft needles arrived!

My DyakCraft needles arrived!

After waiting patiently for 7 months and 3 days my order has arrived! To be precise my DyakCaft darn pretty wood 5″ interchangeable set. I choose the 4-10.5 set in the color chestnut.¬†I’d like to tell something about my first impression. For safekeeping the set is delivered with a needle roll. Mine came in a … Continue reading