Category Archives: Patterns & Designers

Aerial Lines – Free Sock Pattern for Beautiful, Colorful Yarns

Aerial Lines - new free sock pattern by Nadja of sheepamongwolves.net

Aerial Lines sock pattern is my second pattern so far. As I’ve said before, I enjoy making up my own designs and want to do more of it! But this one didn’t come from a conscious decision of “I want to design a sock pattern.” It kind of just happened. I’ve been slowly working on cataloging my stash over the… Read more »

10 Cool Things I Loved in May

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Things I loved in May - Tidal Bore by Shireen Nadir published in Country House Knits by The Blue Brick

May was a horrible month for me productivity-wise. The wolflings were home a lot more than usual (a lot of holidays and such). I was sick for a while. And now we have the first real heatwave of the year with temperatures of 30°C (86°F) and up, no rain for weeks but high humidity anyway and very little cooling wind…. Read more »

8 Stunning, Free Shawls You’ll Love to Knit for Summer

Summer shawls - Scrappy Bias Shawl by Emily Clawson

Shawls are the perfect accessory for summer. Lightweight and airy, they warm you just enough when you’re in the shade. You can take them off and stash them quickly if it should get too warm. And with a pretty pin, you can even still wear them while at the seaside without it flying off. (At least here being close to… Read more »

10 Awesome Things I Loved in April

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Things I loved - Mix & Mingle by Andrea Mowry

Another month is over. And this one was quite a ride. So I’ll dive right in with my favorite things of April. For the top two things in April I have no links. The very best thing that happened this month was Little Wolf’s 5th birthday. His birthday party was a blast (mostly for him) and exhausting (mostly for Papa… Read more »

8 Beautiful & Fun Things I Loved in March

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Things I loved in March - Escape Reality by Lisa K. Ross

Another month is over. And again it’s time for another round-up of things I loved last month. So let’s jump right into it. 1 – 10 Light and Airy Patterns to Knit this Spring by Susanne @ Wooly Ventures Susanne put together a beautiful collection of feminine spring knits here. It came out while it was still freezing and grey here,… Read more »

22 Amazing Patterns You Will Love to Knit This Spring

spring knitting patterns - Sudden Bliss by Kristina Vilimaite

Spring is coming around the bend – at least in these parts. Actually, it should be here already, but it doesn’t quite feel like it yet. I do love winter, but it’s been cold and grey for so long that I can hardly wait for spring. I can even feel a bout of startitis coming! Right now I am just… Read more »

8 Great Things I Loved in January

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Things I loved: My Woolly Mama Yarn stash enhancement. Isn't it just gorgeous?

Is it just me or was January over in a flash? I didn’t get to read as many blogs as I would have liked. I didn’t manage to finish everything I wanted to by the end of the month. But it was still a great month, filled with things I loved. Fun experiences, great blog posts, new acquisitions. In this… Read more »

9 Amazing Ideas for That Special Skein of Sock Yarn

sock yarn patterns teaser

If you are anything like me, you have a lot of fingering weight or sock yarn. And mostly single skeins of a colorway. I love hand-dyed yarn, whether it’s solid, semi-solid, variegated or striped. But if I only ever knit socks it can get quite boring and Second Sock Syndrome might just raise its head. Besides how many pairs of socks… Read more »

It’s Here! V-Formation, My First Knitting Pattern (It’s Free!)

V-Formation free sock knitting pattern by Nadja Senoucci

“Was lange währt, wird endlich gut.” That’s what we Germans say. Something that takes a long time will finally turn out well. Or something like that. As per usual expressions like these are hard to translate well. But that is a very fitting expression to use right now. I’ve finally put my very first own pattern on Ravelry. And I can… Read more »

8 Amazing & Free Beginner Sweaters for You to Knit

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Free Beginner Sweaters overview

It’s getting cold, and we all want something warm to bundle up in. Other people might go to the store and buy a cute new sweater. But for us knitters, the first impulse is always to knit one ourselves. You’ve never knit a sweater before and are a beginner? Doesn’t matter, you can knit a sweater! It’s not all that… Read more »