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A yearly KAL to fill my sock drawer

Where I talk about last years Through the loops mystery socks KAL, and a little bit about this year’s KAL. Continue reading

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Edinyarnfest 2017

As last year the Edinyarnfest passed like a blurr. I went with my lovely French/ expatriate tricopines group and had a great time, met old friends and made new ones, knit a bit, got inspired, ate a lot of food … Continue reading

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Edinyarnfest 2017 cardigan (part 2)

A quick and dirty steeking photo tutorial Continue reading

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Edinyarnfest 2017 cardigan

I blame Julie (@Julieknitsinparis). She tricked me into this crazy journey only a month ago with her enthusiasm. “We should have a KAL and knit a sweater for EYF in this yarn!” The said yarn was La Bien Aimée Merino … Continue reading

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I am a terrible blogger  (my autocorrect proposed ‘parent’, here, but I think I am fine with parenthood, really 🙂 ). Last post was about the #brorhatforfallKAL   back in September last year.  The KAL came,  went, a lot of … Continue reading

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Take-off #brorhatforfallKAL 

And the KAL is officially open! I hope you will join in if you haven’t already done so.  Come over and say hi and share your pictures and ask questions in the KAL thread in the L’Oisivethe Ravelry group and use #brorhatforfallKAL so … Continue reading

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Bror hat for fall KAL 

Do I have time for yet another KAL? Do you?  This time it’s different. This time I am the one hosting the KAL  (insert exclamation marks here). I have never done such a thing, so please bear over with my … Continue reading

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Knit like a Latvian

Our trip to Riga. For years now,  since I picked up knitting again, I have wanted to visit the Baltic countries. Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian knitting patterns and traditions all make me dream. This summer I was lucky enough to … Continue reading

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KAL ? KALs !

I often get over-excited by the perspective of a Knit-along  (KAL). So I often start a new project on impulse. Looking back, I have been participating, or at least have had the intention to participate, in five KALs since the … Continue reading

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Destash and yarnlove

Hi! How lovely that you are still hanging around here!  Some may have seen that Bintou @Nappyknitter, Julie @Julieknitsinparis and I organised a destash event at La Récyclerie in Paris last Sunday. We were 7 tricopines who dragged some kilos of yarns over, and … Continue reading

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