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The neon madness is done!

I finally finished the neon sweater for my daughter! She got it right before bedtime yesterday, which was suitable, since it was her birthday! My little girl is 9 years old now. Time flies! She loves her new sweater, and gladly posed for some photos. She loves being photographed, unlike her older sister! So we had some fun with it, […]

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Gnome knitalong FO!

I’m a bit late to post, cause Gnutmeg was finished on December 24th! But I’ve just been too busy cleaning up after all his mischief to have time to post here. Here is the link to my Ravelry project page: Mazter’s ADVENTure Gnome As soon as Gnutmeg was finished, Gnomey decided to show him around. You know… Being finished on […]

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Oh so bright!

This year, all four kids have gotten a knitted sweater. Unlike others perhaps, I don’t love making big items for the kids. I do love finishing them and seeing the kids happy! But I have less patience with my knitting when I know they will grow out of them soon. But still! I promised, and so far, 3 of 4 […]

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Knitted pet stuff

I love the leash I made, so I made one for my Secret Santa swap on Redditgifts as well! My giftee has a female dog, so I was happy to be able to use some purple! Hopefully they will like it. I also made a black and blue one that I’ve put up for sale. My giftee also has 2 […]

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Mittens!

It’s winter, and that means time for mittens! I get cold easily, so I need to wrap myself up in wool. And what’s better than items you knit yourself? These mittens were a mystery knitalong from The Needle Lady, so I had no idea what they would look like. But I am very pleased with the result! They’re so wintery. […]

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Shop updated!

I photographed all the handdyed yarn and added it to the “For sale” page! Here’s a little sneak peak of what’s there. Perfect as a present for yourself or another yarnlover you care about.

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Coming to the shop – yarn!

This year I took the step from dyeing with commercial dyes, to plant dyes. And that was so much fun, that I suddenly had a lot more yarn than I needed. Imagine that, huh? Strange. So, all these beautiful skeins are going into the shop! I just need to get the time to take photos of each one, and make […]

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Monster longies pattern

This pattern was originally published on my old blog, Smoochie, on November 12th 2010. This is the new, revised version! It is also on Ravelry: Monsterpants Please do not copy and share this pattern to other places. If you wish to share the pattern with someone, you can refer to this page or Ravelry.  PDF-Link: Monsterpants pattern  The pattern uses three colors: […]

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Knitted leash and collar – pattern

I decided to make a knitted leash for Gin, to match his plaid collar. So I knitted up some cotton yarn I had in my stash, braided it together and stitched it up to make it sturdy. I love how it turned out! It has just the right amount of elasticity, is super light and very comfortable. And it looks […]

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Headbands for everyone!

As I mentioned in my last post, I need those small, instant gratification projects from time to time. I found that the headband I made was so nice and cozy that I wanted another one! So I made one, just with thicker needles and a different twist. I love these little projects. And the kids wants some too! So I […]

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Instant gratification

Sometimes, in between the larger projects, I need something small. I need that instant gratification from a project I can finish quickly! Headbands, mittens, hats… This time, it was a headband! Just a very simple, cozy and warm headband with a twist. Aran weight yarn, 5 mm needles, 46 stitches. For my head I knitted 48 cm before twisting the […]

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Mittens!

I recently finished this lovely pair of mittens, which will be perfect for the cold, autumn days ahead! It was a test knit for Pinneguri, and the pattern was published today. Here is my Ravelry project for the mittens. The pattern name is “Vottene Ylva, storesøster”. I knitted the mittens in handspun, plantdyed yarn! The yarn is a natural gray […]

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Pet spam!

3 days ago we got little Gin! He’s such an adorable, little puppy. And as many other crafters out there, I adore my pets! So here’s some pictures of Gin the cardigan corgi, and our three cats.

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WIP’s!

I try to never have more than one project on the needles at one time, except for my little “travel-shawl” that I bring along if I need something easy when traveling. So in other words, I am not really one of those knitters who have a ton of WIP’s! At least that’s what I’ve been telling myself. And then I […]

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Avocado = pink

So, I came across a post on Facebook a couple of weeks ago, about dyeing with avocado. The author had gotten a beautiful shade of dusty pink, and I wanted to try it out! I used my Google-fu to search up all the info I could find, and also scoured my groups on Facebook for tips and tricks. Some people […]