The summer hat

I think this is maybe the first hat I’ve ever owned (at least as an adult)! I got tired of looking for summer hats online and finally crocheted one myself. I sort of followed this pattern using this paper yarn.I’m really glad to finally have a summer hat that fits and stays put. I was […]

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It’s another beanie

It might already be spring and sandal weather might be just around the corner but I’ve been knitting a beanie. Even though I’ve knitted on semi industrial knitting machines, I somehow thought that knitting in the round by hand was something that was going to require a lot of practice on my part. However, it […]

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The parallelogram scarf

Parallelogram, try saying that five times! Quite the tongue twister.I’ve been wanting to knit a scarf for a while. I wanted one to partially replace some of my wool scarves but also have a thicker scarf for the colder days of spring. I also wanted a handicraft project that I can just pick up when […]

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Crocheted produce bags

The issue of plastic waste is really topical and important but so frustrating. On one hand you feel the politicians you’ve elected into office aren’t being hard enough on the industries that make and use so much plastic. On the other hand you realise how difficult it can be to avoid plastic in everyday life. […]

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Another set of d.i.y. cotton pads

Last year I started working on finding alternatives to regular single use cotton pads. I crocheted a couple of sets and I’ve been using them regularly. I have noticed however, that when it gets really cold the crocheted pads are a bit too rough on my skin and I end up returning to disposable ones. […]

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The year-round scarf

It only took me a year! Well, it’s been finished for a month or so, I just hadn’t gotten around to taking pictures of it. Why did it take so long? I’m in a way new to knitting so my pace is quit slow. Also, I was crocheting all kinds of projects in between so this scarf […]

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