Tag: yarn

Relax…and knit

(voor Nederlands scroll naar beneden) Although lately most of my time is spent renovating our house and everything that has to do with it, knitting remains a daily activity. Mostly for relaxation, but at the same time I… Read More

Knits and the quest for yarn

(voor Nederlands scroll naar beneden) Sometimes I am really surprised by how hard it is to find green(er) yarn. I find it important to know where the yarn comes from and if animals are being treated well. If… Read More

I was at a Yarn Fair

(voor Nederlands scroll naar beneden) Nice yarns right?! I bought these yarns at the Handwerkbeurs, a big craft fair here in Holland, and now I am even happier than I already was.

Where my knittings at

(voor Nederlands scroll naar beneden) As for most knitters around December: I am doing a lot of ‘gift-knitting’ lately. That’s why I haven’t done a lot of knitting I can share, because it wouldn’t be a surprise anymore…… Read More

Vacation Knitting

(voor Nederlands scroll naar beneden) When on vacation, I knit. We were on a beautiful ‘bauernhof’ camping in the Allgäu area in the South of Germany. We did a bit of hiking and on a rainy day I… Read More

Find Honest Yarns

(voor Nederlands scroll naar beneden) I am pretty excited I can share my newest idea/project with you! It isn’t a DIY or recipe of some sort. It is….(drumroll please)……. a website! Ok, not really what you expected, right?… Read More

Cheering Bracelets – DIY

(voor Nederlands scroll naar beneden) The World Championship Football is only a few weeks away. I am not a football fan and I am not sure if I will watch it. What I do like is how people… Read More

‘Wrapped’ Easter Decoration – DIY

(voor Nederlands scroll naar beneden) Looking for some subtle Easter decoration I first thought of making pompoms and changing them into little chickens and bunnies. Well, that isn’t subtle, I can tell you. But while I was in… Read More

Upyarn your Lamp – Ikea Hack

(voor Nederlands scroll naar beneden) Originally, I bought the Väte lamps for a DIY, I just didn’t know what to do with it exactly. I started by painting some flowers on it, but in the end it felt… Read More

Coloring yarn with Kool Aid

(voor Nederlands scroll naar beneden) It is so strange to see a yarn with your own name on it. I didn’t know my name was a common name in ‘yarn business’. Maybe it isn’t, but there was still… Read More