Summer Breeze Knit Top

It all started from the yarn. I fell in love with it when I saw it online at www.elann.com, could not even touch it. When I got it by mail, I rushed to open the package and touch it to see how it feels. It was so soft and fluffy. The colour of it painted a summer...
Cable cowl/Head wrap Pattern

Cable cowl/Head wrap Pattern

 I love practical things. Sometimes I am catching myself using one item in many different ways. That lace shawl could be a shawl (that’s what it was made for!), a scarf, a head wrap. I really like the idea of multi-use. So, I decided to create a cowl that could...
Crochet Flower Scrubby

Crochet Flower Scrubby

I was crocheting for so many years, but still up to this date I am discovering new things you can make. I am so glad that one of my students shared this crochet scrubby she is making. It is easy and quick to make, and so-o-o handy. It can be used for pots and pans as...
Get Healthy while Knitting or Crochet

Get Healthy while Knitting or Crochet

When I get to my knitting needles I feel good! I melt away in a comfy couch, I am more relaxed, I tend to forget about all my day tasks and problems, and focus just on one thing – my knitting project. It is so ocupying that you are totaly present at what you are...
Kaya’s Poncho – Free Pattern

Kaya’s Poncho – Free Pattern

I made this poncho wrap for my friend’s daughter. Knitting for kids is fun and quick. I like it also because I can test some of the new techniques and see how they will turn out. This poncho turned out to be so soft and comfortable! You can button up a collar...
Arm Knitting – no needles needed

Arm Knitting – no needles needed

 Arm knitting is a new technique that is gaining popularity very rapidly. It is knitting without using knitting needles, instead you use your arms. You can make cowls, scarves, throws and more. All projects are done very quickly, because the stitches are extra big and...
Knitting… Where it came from?

Knitting… Where it came from?

I was teaching my knitting class for beginners and one lady asked me if I know where knitting came from. I thought hm… that’s an interesting question. Then we discussed it and came to a conclusion that it probably came from fisherman, because they were...
Baby cardigan

Baby cardigan

I was making a baby cardigan for a friend of mine who had a baby girl. I was knitting it using a 30daysweater.com layout. I decided to use some open work pattern to make it wearable in spring and even summer. I would be interesting to see someone else making it. Here...
Cable Winter Hat Pattern

Cable Winter Hat Pattern

I made this hat pattern for a lady that I met at the trade show. She was asking me for a bulky slouchy hat knit in cables. She tried to describe it so much in details, so I understood she had something very specific in her mind. When I got back home, she e-mailed me a...

Welcome!

Hello and welcome to my knitting blog. I was taught how to knit by my mom when I was five or six years old. Since then I have been knitting for myself, my kids, family. I was always fascinated how knowing just two types of stitches knit and purl you can make a huge...