Taking time to unwind

Taking time to unwind

There is a lot I haven’t been doing lately. I haven’t blogged but worst of all I didn’t knit or create. Busy wrapping up my study, busy in my head, I just couldn’t get the rest to sit down and take a peaceful time out. Last week I held my presentation and afterwards I felt … Continue reading

Happy Tuesday: camping in a tent

Happy Tuesday: camping in a tent

Part of this Happy Tuesday series is about me wanting to try new things on a regular basis. I believe that stepping out of the comfort zone is important to keep from  sleepwalking trough life. This doesn’t mean that every new thing I try is a success. The things that are successful add bliss to … Continue reading

Finished Friday: Big bold granny bag

Finished Friday: Big bold granny bag

My last knitting post was about the progress in my aurora inspired scarf. That one isn’t finished. After a while it gets a bit boring. Great TV knitting but sometimes I like to focus on something else. So between knitting lace I’ve been knitting with super bulky Schachenmayr Bravo Big. Don’t you just love this … Continue reading

Happy Tuesday: because of music

Happy Tuesday: because of music

Lately if been trying to record all those little things in live that make me happy. Radiostation 3FM plays this song every Tuesday. I always find myself smiling when I hear it. Music does have this effect on me. Music was also an important part of this week. We had a fun party with colleagues. … Continue reading

Long Easter weekend

Long Easter weekend

Although it’s Easter and almost spring weather isn’t that great. Looking outside the weather gods must think it’s fall all over again. With this weather not tempting for some outdoor activities all I want to do is knit and watch some movies. Not just movies, I’m finally watching all the Hallmark movies I’ve recorded.  Those … Continue reading

WIP-Wednesday: aurora inspired scarf

WIP-Wednesday: aurora inspired scarf

Lately I didn’t knit much. Among other things I’ve been organizing my books. Since I discovered the e-reader a few years ago my paper books don’t get much love. My favorites have been bought digitally so I did a first clean out of our bookcases. Two bananaboxes filled with books have found there way through … Continue reading

It’s a beautiful day

It’s a beautiful day

In my last post I wrote about blue Monday. Today is Friday and I’m far from feeling blue! I had the best vacation in Finland! To give you all an impression… I’ve seen lot’s of snow. Temperature was between -5 and -25 degrees Celsius. In Fahrenheit that would be between 23 and -13. Because of … Continue reading

Blue monday 2016

Blue monday 2016

Today is supposed to be blue Monday. The most depressing day of the year. The scientific arguments are very thin, it might be just an invention for the media to write about. But hey, January can be a though month. The holidays are over, money can be tight due to spending (too) much in December. … Continue reading

The end of my felted bag

The end of my felted bag

Earlier today I was so excited about finally starting to felt my bag as I posted here. I crossed my fingers so the colors wouldn’t bleed that much. To be save I also used those color catching sheets. Since my last post, the felting is done and it ruined my bag 😦 The sheets came … Continue reading

WIP-wednesday: felting my bag

WIP-wednesday: felting my bag

Is it just me or are you as excited as I’am when you put something in the washer to felt? Since the last time I wrote about this project I finished the last details of the bag so it can be felted. And now the washer is doing it’s work. I put 3 color catcher … Continue reading

Time for some numbers 2015

Time for some numbers 2015

Every year I start by crunching the numbers on my stash. I’ve come a long way since I started counting in 2013. As a resolution I wanted to coldsheep as much as possible. That means, not buy yarn but knit with stash. I find that although there is still enough stash yarn planned with a … Continue reading

Krysten Ritter knits….

Krysten Ritter knits….

…and I’m knitting while watching Jessica Jones on Netflix. Yesterday I watched the first two episodes of Marvel’s Jessica Jones. I’ve never been a fan of comic books. Not that I didn’t like them, but besides Donald Duck they weren’t on my mind. Earlier this year I went trough some kind of Marvel-watching-fase. I watched lot’s … Continue reading