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African Sunset Temperature Scarf Finished!

It has been a VERY long time since I last showed you an update of my African Sunset Temperature Scarf using Scheepjes Merino Soft yarn. The honest reason why I haven't shown you an update before is because I fell about 4 months behind, but I made a serious sprint towards the end of 2021… Continue reading African Sunset Temperature Scarf Finished!

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African Sunset Temperature Scarf Update #2

We are rolling into summer break where I live, and before I go on a short vacation I want to share an update on my African Sunset Temperature Scarf with you. I am making this scarf with Scheepjes Merino Soft yarn, and it is actually a knitted project; my first ever knitted temperature project. Under… Continue reading African Sunset Temperature Scarf Update #2

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Cozy Moments Shawl

From time to time I try something new, sometimes because I want to learn something, sometimes because I impulsively join in, and sometimes in hindsight I actually have no clue why. My making a Cozy Moments Shawl during the Make-ALong hosted by Scheepjes almost a year ago is one of those examples where I joined… Continue reading Cozy Moments Shawl

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African Sunset Temperature Scarf 2021 – free knitting pattern, colorway and yarn amounts

With my new African Sunset Temperature Scarf design made with the warm and super soft Scheepjes Merino Soft yarn, I have designed my first KNITTED pattern. The scarf has cables running over the entire length of the cables framing a diamond lace motif in the center. Under resources you find everything you need, including the… Continue reading African Sunset Temperature Scarf 2021 – free knitting pattern, colorway and yarn amounts

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Rainbow toe-up socks

I have this gorgeous double stranded sock blank that I dyed myself in a fun rainbow colorway. Do you remember when I made it? I went to my first ever yarn retreat, and there I dyed two strands, one of which is this rainbow sock blank, a merino blend which feels soft and warm. Preparation… Continue reading Rainbow toe-up socks

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Single cable toe-up socks

I have made a pair of cabled, toe-up socks using a lovely hand-dyed yarn I bought from Denver Whimsy in combination with Scheepjes Metropolis in a matching shade. The single cable runs over the top of the foot from the toe to the cuff. In this post I am sharing the free pattern with you.… Continue reading Single cable toe-up socks

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Holiday Crochet Plans

The school year is coming to a close, which always seems to result in a last minute sprint to get everything done before the holiday. My eldest son is finishing primary school, which means we are moving into a new phase; a son in high school. But before we jump into that new adventure, it's… Continue reading Holiday Crochet Plans

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Simple toe-up socks that fit!

If you have been following my blog for a while, you will know that I am learning how to knit, and particularly learning how to knit socks. I can knit socks, and now I can actually knit socks that fit! I am so chuffed with myself, I can't suppress smiling. I have had quite some… Continue reading Simple toe-up socks that fit!

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Socks that don’t fit

I consider myself a reasonably good crocheter, but I can't say the same for my knitting skills. I can do knit stitches, and I can do purl stitches, and I guess that means I can knit, but somehow I am having trouble knitting socks that fit! Let me show you some of my struggles. Too… Continue reading Socks that don’t fit

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Hand knitted socks in 10 easy steps

I have knitted my first pair of socks. Remember when I shared my first knitted project ever, the Shawl of Secrets, that I said I wanted to learn to knit socks. I can honestly say that I can knit socks. Let me show you the process I went through in a photo heavy post, showing… Continue reading Hand knitted socks in 10 easy steps