Have you lost your knitting mojo because you can’t bear to work on bulky hats and heavy sweaters while it’s hot and sunny outside? Worry not; in this post, I’ll give you a few ideas for great summer knitting projects. And in the end, if you still prefer… Read More »Embrace the Sun with Summer Knitting Projects
Hi, I am Steffi - welcome to my blog! Here you'll find free knitting patterns, tips & tricks around working with hand-dyed yarn, behind-the-scene reports, and many more!
Weaving Projects The hand-dyed yarn scene tends to be dominated by knitting projects – so to counter-balance this a bit, let me show you some amazing weaving projects. The following projects were all made by my Dad, a very talented and enthusiastic weaver. He also provided the pictures… Read More »Weaving Projects and a new Yarn Base
Hand-dyed wool is one of the oldest and most versatile textile materials used today. From cozy sweaters to decorative wall hangings, hand-dyed wool can be used to create a variety of unique garments and accessories. In this blog post, we’ll explore the many uses of hand-dyed wool and… Read More »The Versatility of Hand-Dyed Wool: From Scarves to Sweaters And Beyond
Are you looking for the perfect Christmas gift for your knitter friend, grandparent, or aunt but you aren’t sure what to get them? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered with five gift ideas for knitters! In the crafting world, “notions” refer to all the small extra things you… Read More »5 Gift Ideas For Knitters
So, you got your hands on a beautiful Sock Set but aren’t sure what to knit with it? In this post, I’ll show you some ideas on what can be knit with sock sets, and no, it’s not just socks. But before we dive right in, let’s quickly… Read More »What to Knit With… Sock Sets
I am sure most knitters know the situation: you decided on a great pattern for your next sweater and have found your dream yarn and are ready to order. Oh no, there are only four skeins left in stock, but you need six for your sweater. To prevent… Read More »What is Dye To Order And What Are The Benefits For You?
Knitting with hand-dyed yarn doesn’t have to be scary! In fact, it’s not even that different from knitting with other yarn. Here I’ve listed my five most important things to keep in mind. 1. Alternate Skeins Alternating skeins means you knit from two skeins of yarn at the… Read More »5 Tips on How to Knit With Hand-Dyed Yarn
Ever since I’ve been a little kid, the sea has held for me a special kind of fascination – even more so because I grew up far away from it. It is the promise of adventure, what feels like unlimited space, and not knowing what one might find.… Read More »Harbor Top – Knitting Pattern
As probably most of us, I try to be environmentally conscious and recycle as much as possible – and also use products made from recycled things. This includes my crafting, and I am very excited that now more and more yarn brands offer yarns made from recycled fibers!… Read More »Cottage Tea Towel – Knitting Pattern
The Two Tone Toque is the big brother to my Eye of Partridge Hat, suitable for colder winter weather. It is worked with worsted weight yarn and features a double brim for extra warmth. This knitting pattern uses two contrasting colors and the Eye of Partridge stitch to… Read More »Two Tone Toque – Hat Knitting Pattern