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Escape pod

Posted by on Jan 12, 2016 in Designs, Favorite things | 2 comments

Escape pod

New pattern on Ravelry. I made this little cocoon for my nephew Luke. I think he approved ūüôā >> This pattern is available on Ravelry You’re gonna need: Final measurement From the top of the hood to the bottom: 48cm Only cocoon: 22cm (w) x 30 cm (h) Material yarn: 2 skeins of Slubby Mix (Fleece Artist. 50% Bluefaced Leicester, 50% Merino 100 meters / 125 grams). You’re going to use approximately 200g. If you want to make a cocoon without hood, just one skein is enough....

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Desert Flower Blanket

Posted by on Jan 10, 2016 in Designs | 0 comments

Desert Flower Blanket

This a cozy blanket, made in mohair Рnot usually used for a blanket, but it’s so pretty…. and so warm! Everything you need this Winter. >> Find the pattern on Ravelry Desert Flower. Photo: Jacynthe Bonetto Desert Flower. Photo: Jacynthe Bonetto Desert Flower. Photo: Jacynthe Bonetto

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Christmas Hat

Posted by on Dec 23, 2015 in Designs | 0 comments

Christmas Hat

You still have time to knit a little gift for someone you love! Size baby (toddler, child, adult, larger adult) head circumference: 38 (43, 48, 53, 57,5)cm Material yarn: any worsted weight yarn, such as Cascade 220, W4 Shelridge, Shepherds, etc. In red and white – or whatever colors you like. Needles: 3,5mm and 4mm (circular 40cm/16″ long) and 4mm (dpns). Note: use whatever size you need to get the gauge. Notions: 1 marker; darning needle. Gauge 20 sts x 28 rows =...

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We are in Ply Magazine!

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Blog, Designs | 0 comments

We are in Ply Magazine!

Do you remember when I decided to start the “Study in Red”? ¬†You can read all posts here¬†,¬†here¬†and here too. From this “study” I created a pattern for a skirt – the Rouge skirt. That was now published in Ply Magazine, an indie and amazing magazine dedicated to spinning. It’s my biggest project until now. In the magazine I also wrote an article explaining how it’s to spin for a project, and why I took all those decisions. Check it out! Before I...

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Cowl and headband

Posted by on Jan 13, 2015 in Designs | 0 comments

Cowl and headband

One of those versatile patterns that you can use with different functions. For this cowl/headband, I used Da Fazenda Merino Bulky, a supersoft yarn. Size 50 cm x 18 cm Material 2 skeins of¬†Merinos Super Bulky (Da Fazenda. 100% merino; 100g/48m) Needles¬†10 mm Notions: scrap yarn to leave sts on hold. Gauge 5 cm = 8 sts in k1-p1 ribbing Note This is a very simple project for beginers. For a better result, I’d make this cowl starting with a provisional cast on and grafting the stitches at...

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Cowl Color

Posted by on Jan 13, 2015 in Designs | 0 comments

Cowl Color

One skein pattern, simple and efficient. >> Favorite this pattern on Ravelry Material1 skein of BFL Aran ( Fleece Artist & Handmaiden Fine Yarns. 100% BFL wool. 125g / 185m. Aran weight)Needles 5mm4 buttons Directions cast on 35 sts. row 1: * k1, p1*, k1. row 2: p1, *k 1 st below, p1*. Repeat these 2 rows until your piece measure 58cm. Now, make the buttonholes: (k1, p1, k1, p1, bind off 4 sts) four times, k1, p1, k1. Next, make the row 2 casting on 4 sts everytime you come to a...

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