Hi everyone! I hope you are somewhere warm and safe, here we have a mini snow storm and it is really cold... The perfect weather to enjoy wome warm wool and a good podcast, if you ask me! (Especially when the children have decided they need to bake brownies). The only one who is not … Continue reading First birthday!
After a nice break back home, where snow and sun were much appreciated by the family, it is back to normal... This week, I finished my mohair cowl, so soft and comfy to wear, it was like knitting a cloud... I love it! I am planning to release the pattern very soon, on my ravelry … Continue reading Wednesday works in progress
I took a loooong break... And now I am back! I hope your year started well, with loved ones, fun, nice walks and creativity! Mine sure did! I have surprises in store for you this year, and I am excited about it! While I am still working on improving my health, I want to share … Continue reading Belated Happy New Year!
I've been awfully quiet over here, but there is lots going on at the moment! I was busy stocking up the shop with bounties like these I also have a few orders for knitting project bags (watch this space!) and also mittens... And I need to write this cowl pattern... It does not have a name yet, … Continue reading Winter makes…
This week, I choose a deep powerful book by Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine and No Logo. With all the things happening around us and the surge of intolerance and rejection of differences, I strongly feel we need to do something and resist the nationalisms and protectionisms... This book is amazing for that, … Continue reading Protest and vigilance…
I made cute little zipped bags for this shop update, upcycling denim jeans and using cotton fabric. The perfect pouch to organise a handbag, keep your notions together in a craft bag or tidy a holiday suitcase! And I also have a few handyed skeins, I am in love with this lace alpaca... I just … Continue reading Fabric pouches and delicious yarn!
This week, I am in China with Inspector Chen 😉. I discovered this serie while in France last October and wanted to read the original version - the books are written in English. This is the third book in the serie, lots of poetry, politics and ethnology too. I love to be immersed in a … Continue reading Traveling in my armchair
Summer is here, and even if the temperatures are over 30, I will not complain : I have been waiting for this for so long ! When the sun shines, I have so much more energy, ideas and will to do things ! I missed it... So even if I stay in the shade and … Continue reading Summer reading
I did cast off my teen's jumper this week, and I am really pleased with the results. I started it in January (!) so... well... not a very fast knitting project but, hey, it's the result that count, no? It looks like a winter jumper but I knitted it in cotton (Drops Cotton Light) so … Continue reading Afmaeli Jumper