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knitting window display at Idee shop in Berlin

photo: cat’s cradle

This is a wacky window display at a german craft store called Idee Shop. What do think – cat’s cradle or Spiderman??

finished Meret beret hat

finished meret beret

Hooray! My latest knitting project is finally finished after numerous redos. The pattern is the Meret Hat by Woolly Wormhead, and it …

cleaned and restuffed stuffed animal bunny

new year for a little bunny

Last weekend I made a little bunny very happy. I have an antique and well-loved stuffed bunny who was in desperate need …

mantelheizung warm outdoor seating at Christmas market in Berlin

daily photo: central heating coat

This fabulous contraption is part of an art installation that provided outdoor heated seating at the Christmas Market at the Kulturbrauerei – and …

finished knitted christmas ball

Knitted christmas balls

  I found this knitting book at the library last week. It’s called Julekuler, by Arne & Carlos, and is a collection …

embellish me

Embellish Me

I have some exciting news… This lovely new craft book, Embellish Me, by Laurie Wisbrun, features a section on cyanotype printing written …

Kitchen Lithography

This is fantastic! Simple lithography technique you can do at home with household supplies. I know what I’ll be doing this weekend. …


Swatches from cyanotype tutorial

Have you read the tutorial and you’re all ready to try out cyanotype printing on handknits and crochets? Here are some recommended …