Feather Islands Socks

Sock inspired by the novel Fjäderholmarna (Swedish for Feather Islands) by Zacharias Topelius. Knitted in bulky weight yarn these sock knit up very fast and they make a perfect last minute gift. This post contains affiliate links. Shallow Feather Islands Far out in the Gulf of Bothnia, almost midway between Sweden and Finland are some […]

Around The World Stitch-a-Long

The first annual Around the World Stitch Along is coming in August! Empty your needles, you want them to be ready for this! We have tens of Indie Designers bringing their best for you! Join the fun, knit and crochet and win prizes! Who is it for? Stitchers from all around the world, all color, […]

St Lucy’s Crown

St Lucy is celebrated in Sweden and in Swedish speaking parts of Finland. She is celebrated on December 13 with parades and songs. Every school and kindergarten class had their own parade and one lucky girl got to be Lucy and wear the candle crown. This girl usually had long blond hair, and that was […]

Crochet your self a Halloween Costume

Halloween is coming! Check out these 6 sexy creative costumes you can crochet your self! Quick and Easy Adult Halloween Costumes suitable for beginners projects. Skull Corset Top – Artesanitarium Designs A full blown skull on the front, small skulls surrounding the hips and a lace up back.This is the ultimate top for all you […]

How to Upcycle Your Own Yarn

You found this wonderful second hand hank of yarn at a yard sale, ripped out an old second hand sweater for yarn or just frogged a beanie you knitted and never wore? Any and all of these? Never the less, you need to get that curly noodle yarn to behave and be pretty! Here’s the […]