MY HAND-KNIT SCARF COLLECTION: ombre Chevron scarf

Hello everybody, this is part 4 out of 6 of my “hand knit scarf collection”. This time I want to share a scarf that not only has a nice pattern, but that is knitted with a special kind of yarn; a yarn with an ombre effect. The reason why I chose this yarn for this…

Crochet lace to upgrade your knitting projects

This summer I bought a new knitting magazine by Phildar, and I have really been enjoying making their projects, but I also think it is nice to add a personal touch to your hand made pieces. That is why I wanted to make this two-part miniseries showing you how I upgrade my knitting projects. These…

AUTUMN DINNER PARTY: a convenient way to present loose-leaf tea

This Saturday my parents are hosting a dinner party for around 35 people and after the several courses, there is of course coffee and tea. We wanted to serve loose leaf tea (since the flavours are then a bit more special than the tea you buy in the store) but having 35 people scoop their…

MY HAND-KNIT SCARF COLLECTION: Make your own Slytherin scarf!

Hello everybody, this is part 1 out of 6 of my “Hand-knit scarf collection”. To start off with, I thought I would share with you my easiest (and definitely the nerdiest) scarf, inspired by the Harry Potter house Slytherin. This scarf can of course by modified to suit your favourite house. This scarf is the…

SUPER CUTE: a handmade polar bear baby set – newborn

I am nowhere near getting pregnant or having children myself, but I love making tiny baby clothes. I think it is also perfect for beginners to start of with baby clothing, since you don’t have to commit yourself to a very long project. I also think that hand knit baby clothes make the perfect gift…

THE PERFECT BABY SHOWER GIFT: hand knit baby booties

I recently had a knitting workshop at a local knitting supplies shop, when I saw these baby booties standing around. I immediately fell in love with them, and of course wanted the pattern. They gave me the pattern without any payment and without a source, so I will link the site from the shop HERE….

DIY: hand-made snow globe Christmas cards

Christmas cards can become a bit expensive or sometimes or you just can’t find the type you are looking for. That is why I love making my own Christmas cards! To be completely honest, I haven’t made my own cards for years, but I used to when I was younger. Then I went trough a…

DIY: pink herringbone knit pillowcase

For me knitting is a way of relaxing after a day of studying: Netflix, a hot cup of tea and my latest knitting project are my ingredients for a perfect evening. I normally mostly make scarfs, because knitting simple patterns is easier to combine with watching a movie or series. However, when I saw this herringbone…