Knitting & Crochet patterns for crafty therapy

Author: Mihaela

What I learned from knitting my first sweater…

What I learned from knitting my first sweater…

Today I finished my first knitted sweater. I used the Ulveunger pattern by Filcolana. The pattern is very well written. I had a few issues with the sweater, but the problem is not with the pattern, it comes from me, because I am not used […]

Leaf hat by knittingIlove (Barbara Nalewko)

Leaf hat by knittingIlove (Barbara Nalewko)

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be selected as a test knitter for a new hat pattern – knittingIlove’s Leaf hat. I liked the pattern a lot on the picture that Barbara posted and luckily enough, she expanded her test knitters circle […]

Moose Fair Isle Hat by ResQCrafts

Moose Fair Isle Hat by ResQCrafts

I was invited to a bachelorette party this weekend…When we were discussing the gift, the maid of honor asked me to buy a Christmas toy. Obviously, after some searching both online and offline, Christmas toys are nowhere to be found in the end of August. […]

New yarn

New yarn

I just bought some new yarn. I am designing 2 hats and these are the combos I chose 🙂 The navy/blue/off white skeins are Alize Lanagold, 49% wool, 51 Acrylic. The beige/brown/red are a Bulgarian yarn – HobiYarn, 100% wool. Both yarns can be knitted […]

Twindom shawl – Taiga Hilliard Designs

Twindom shawl – Taiga Hilliard Designs

When I first saw the Twindom shawl by Taiga Hilliard Designs on Instagram, I fell in love 🙂 It looked simple enough for someone who had never tried to knit a shawl/wrap and knitted on bigger needles, it had to be fast!