Marsa Alam – Simultanous set-in-sleeve construction

Marsa Alam  – Simultanous set-in-sleeve construction

Finished this weekend my second Marsa Alam by Isabell Kraemer. I’m addicted with everything stripy and this little cardigan is perfect. Love everything about. It’s knit from the top down, more on the fitted side, narrow stripes, rounded neck and especially the technique for the set-in sleeves is my favourite one so far. Continue reading “Marsa Alam – Simultanous set-in-sleeve construction”

Weaving without a loom- Bento Bag

Weaving without a loom- Bento Bag

Today the third post of my little series about weaving adventures! (First one with general explications here, second one about weaving without a loom here). I use the book Weaving within the reach as an inspiration to try out different techniques – this week I made a last experiment to weave without a loom. Continue reading “Weaving without a loom- Bento Bag”

Weaving – with or without a loom

Weaving –  with or without a loom

I want to start a little series of postings about different weaving techniques. In the first place about different looms – or even about weaving without a loom at all. I discovered recently a book: Weaving within the reach, that really fascinates me. It shows so many possibilities to make beautiful weavings without or with simple handmade looms, I have to experiment and explore some of these patterns. And naturally share my trials and errors here! Continue reading “Weaving – with or without a loom”

Let’s Stripe – New Pattern Book from Kate Davies

Let’s Stripe – New Pattern Book from Kate Davies
A new pattern book from Kate Davies is published this week – “Milarrochy Heids” !
It contains 12 hat patterns from different designers but all knit in the  Milarrochy Tweed yarn from Kate. Every day another pattern will be published during the week. And I had the chance to test one of those patterns!!!! So happy and honoured!

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