The Whiskey Spring Shrug, pattern by Faye Kennington (ukeeknits)

This weekend I finished test knitting for a lovely shrug pattern by Faye Kennigton (ukeeknits on Ravelry). I really enjoy Faye’s designs, she has awesome stranded knitting patterns. Faye’s patterns are easy to understand and very well laid. The Whiskey Spring Shrug is a shrug (obviously:D) knitted with fingering weight yarn, holding two strands together.…

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Goldenrod sweater, pattern by Linda Skuya

When I saw this sweater on Ravelry, I thought it was really beautiful and I bought it. The best thing was that it used yarn that is actually available here – Alize Lanagold ๐Ÿ™‚ Yey! I left it in my library and continued struggling on my dad’s sweater when an Instagram friend mentioned the Goldenrod…

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How I made polymer clay handle crochet hooks

polymer clay handle crochet hook

I guess you have seen the polymer clay handle crochet hooks on Etsy? When I first stumbled on one, I thought it was very pretty. Of course, they are expensive for my poor South-European budget, not to mention the outrageous shipping costs and the fact that I will have to lose a day in the…

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Magic Star Cowl – free knitting pattern

magic star cowl

The Magic Star Cowl came to live when I was looking at what to do with Magic Star yarn, that I bought a year ago. It’s a very artsy yarn, with mohair flavor and sequins ๐Ÿ™‚ I thought that a cowl would do for one of the balls. I wanted it to have some lace,…

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