How my pile of WIPs grows and turns into a gang of bullies chasing me in my sleep
I have used this yarn to test my Grasshopper knit poncho, the Red Hot Chilly Mittens and the DNA mittens in colors #236 Tea Rose and #292 Medium Grey Heather. For the poncho, I used US size 10 / UK size 4 / 6mm circular needles. For the fingerless mittens, I used US size 8… Continue reading Merino Extrafine Aran by Patons
Million reasons why I love granny squares
When I first came to the crochet circle in our school, I was awestruck: all the girls worked with charted patterns. Symbol charts looked like an alien alphabet, with all those sticks and dots and crosses. But that was only in the beginning.
Millions of people around the world choose crocheting or knitting to keep busy and sane during the quarantine. Playing with yarns, combining colors, staying focused on stitch count and pattern helps us disconnect from all that's happening around.
I've been a full-time crafter for almost seven years, trying to contain two of my biggest passions - knitting/crocheting and sewing - in one place.