Finished objects

handknit socks on homemade sock blockers

Home Made Sock Blockers

Yep, I block my socks! Not every time I wear them, but when they're fresh off the needles. Before now,…
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Depill a sweater with a shaving razor

Would You Try This Method for Depilling a Sweater?

Follow my blog with Bloglovin This is one simple method for depilling a sweater, but the commentators aren't convinced! Watch…
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DIY easy crochet chair socks

The Simplest DIY Crochet Chair Socks Recipe

If you can crochet a circle, you can crochet chair socks! Scroll down for the recipe... We've just moved into…
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Knitting With Traditional Lettlopi Yarn

Knitting with lettlopi yarn is a completely different experience! I know I was nervous before ordering my first batch of…
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pussyhat project in the round modification

The Pussyhat Project (and in-the-round pattern variation!)

Scroll down for in-the-round pattern variation of the original Pussyhat Project hat at the end of this blog post!  The Pussyhat…
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knitting and drinking in the sun!

London > Auckland > Geneva: Packing for Holiday Knitting and Crochet

Here's a nightmare scenario: you're sipping a cocktail on a beautiful beach... but you don't have any knitting! Packing for…
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Completed handknit socks

How to Knit Toe Up Socks

I think that every knitter should know how to knit toe up socks. I'm biased: I learned how to knit…
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holiday yarn and stamps in my passport.

Holiday Yarn: Should You Visit a Yarn Store While Travelling?

For a lot of us, holidays mean holiday yarn. I've travelled a lot this last year. I know I'm super…
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Colourwork mittens for men

Picking up a Dropped Stitch in Finished Knitting

Picking up a dropped stitch in your knitting is easy enough when the piece is on your needles. You simply…
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How to Crochet a Sphere – Picture Tutorial

If you can crochet a circle, you'll find it easy to crochet a sphere! This tutorial will walk you through…
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Knit socks toe up magic loop - in progress

Easy Knitted Socks – Work in Progress

I found myself needing a bit of a crafty "break" and a carry-along project. The answer: easy knitted socks. The…
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Crochet a circle tutorial

How to Crochet a Circle – Picture Tutorial

Circles are one of the key parts of amigurumi. You find them everywhere! Luckily, they're very simple to make. Check…
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