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Knit & knot Tilburg

Knit & knot Tilburg

Lately I’ve been in some kind of knitting frenzy state of mind. Last month I went to the craft fair in Zwolle. Not everything has been knit up but already a big part of the yarn is used up. So all week I was in doubt whether to go to knit & knot in Tilburg … 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

Sandnes Garn Soft Alpakka

Sandnes Garn Soft Alpakka

It’s becoming some sort of tradition to bring back souvenir yarn from a vacation abroad. To end my break from blogging due to my vacation in Norway I’d like to write about my latest souvenir yarn. We were in Bergen on one of these rainy days ( they enjoy more than 260 rainy days in … Continue reading

Garnstudio Drops Nepal

Garnstudio Drops Nepal

Here’s what Drops says about Drops Nepal: “DROPS Nepal is a lovely, chunky and luxurious yarn spun in 35% alpaca and 65% wool. The fibers are untreated, which means that they are only washed and not exposed to any chemical treatment prior to the dyeing. This highlights the fibers’ natural properties, providing also a better … Continue reading

Winter challenge: swirl hat

Winter challenge: swirl hat

Two years ago I wrote about my Christmas vacation cowl. It turned out way to warm in Paris so I didn’t get to wear it. Fortunately it will be cold in Norway so I wanted to knit a matching hat to wear it as a set and finally enjoy my knitwear. This pattern from Andrea … Continue reading

Garnstudio Drops Air

Garnstudio Drops Air

When Drops came with their new winter yarns I allowed myself to let my sheep run free for a while and ordered two skeins of Drops Air. The description  given: A new and exciting “blow yarn” made from soft baby alpaca and cozy and warm merino wool. It’s construction is unique, based on the newest yarn … Continue reading