„Hey – a blocking board!“ I want you to say, „where did you get that?“ — „Well, that was a Christmas present,“ would be my answer and I would add that it had not been easy to get it. Not … Continue reading
I did not mean to crochet another blanket. Seriously not. But then my friend Tamara gave me this bag full of sock yarn scraps and leftover yarns … Little abandoned bundles, a bit tousled, very colorful. Most of them Regia. … Continue reading
The blanket I made for my friend’s baby arrived safely in New Jersey and was well received. Apparently, the parents-to-be are very pleased with it – surprise successful! Hence, no more secretiveness but pictures instead! It has been months since … Continue reading
Friday night Julius brought home his mid term report card. In short: His mother is proud. He did very well! All else was basketball and knitting (same old, same old). Julius had no game but some specific workout and therefore … Continue reading
Another blanket is done. However, this does not count as finishing a WIP – at least not as my WIP as it has never been on my list. Inspired by the squares my mother had knitted for Natasja she kept … Continue reading
… but it took me a while to join those squares and to do the edging. I am very happy with the outcome though. The squares are knitted in whatever was in stash and in quite a few different patterns. … Continue reading
Just like every other kid, J wanted to watch ALL the games and of course I would not let him (too many, too late). However, he got to watch quite a few and soccer would resume power in our house … Continue reading
The granny square blanket is finished and it turned out to be so very beautiful!
Hence, I would border half of the (12) squares with an extra row of red, pink, orange or yellow before joining all of them in turquoise. The edging is a tiny little row of single crochet in orange.
Feels like I didn’t blog in weeks (which is probably true). Instead, I have been knitting like crazy to get ready for Christmas. And – despite force of habit – about every other time I would even forget to take pictures before wrapping and making knitted things a present.
Well, here’s a cowl though, that I knitted for Anouk (9). It’s another “Before & After” with J modelling: