finished objects

Episode 18 – FOnanza

Here we go, episode 18! Enjoy!

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Recently Finished:
Cashmere Sweater
Sizzle Pop
Find Your Fade
Marled Magic
Some Socks
Moms Moto Jacket!

What I’m Working on:
Justine
Rock Island
Bertie Botts Socks
Redford and Ulli

I mention the Penguin collection by Anna Maltz

I recommend watching Grace and Frankie on Netflix and I’m excited about the upcoming Starz show American Gods.

episode 16 – bit by the design bug

Hello! This is episode 16 of my podcast! I hope you enjoy it!

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New designs
I published the Kitty Socks(ravelry) and the Pug Socks(ravelry).

Recently Finished
Eyeball Shawl by Stephen West
Some socks for me and for Fredrik
Christmas dress Francoise by Tilly and the Buttons

What I’m working on
Ciel by Jennifer Wood in Drops Baby Alpaca Silk
Moto Jacket by Hannah Fettig in Magasin Duett Silke Tweed
I am also spinning some hand dyed merino fibers.

In my queue
Rhapsody in cables by Joji Locatelli, will be knit in my handdyed yarn
Blaer by Beatrice Perron Dahlen will be knit in the recommended yarn

Life and recommendation
I have started studying anthropology, and recommend the podcast called the Anonymous Anthropologist

episode 14 – he threw a pumpkin out the window

Hi and welcome to episode number 14. I hope you’ll enjoy it!

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Recently Finished:
Red Scout Tee by Grainline Studios
Building Blocks by Stephen West

What I’m Working on:
Stora Spetskragen, Large Lace Collar from Bohus knitting (Bohus Stickning)
Orion’s Nebula in a handdyed sock blank

Upcoming:
Moto Jacket by Hannah Fettig for my mom. Will be knitted in Magasin Duetts Silke Tweed, colourway thunder.

I will also be hosting a MKAL this advent. It will primarily be in Swedish but I will try to post the clues in english at the same time. Videos with info will come but primarily in swedish.

 

My recommendation is the band Pvris. Video.

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episode 13 – halloween knitting

Hi and welcome to episode number 13 of my podcast about knitting, sewing and other crafts in Gotheburg, Sweden

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I got a new camera! So exciting!
I would also be so glad to hear a bit about you! Who are you? :)
Recently Finished:
Frost on Leaves hat
Visser mitts
Bat
Scout Tee

What I’m Working on:
Shirt for my boyfriend
Stora Spetskragen, Large Lace Collar from Bohus knitting (Bohus Stickning)
Building Blocks MKAL by Stephen West

Upcoming:
Space Sock KAL with Candace. I think I’ll make Orion’s Nebula.
AniMAKEalong with Candace, I will make socks from Pokémon yarn.

I will also be hosting a MKAL this advent. It will primarily be in Swedish but if I have the time I will post the instructions in English too.

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episode 11 – pants, dinosaurs and a lot of firsts

Hi and welcome to episode number 11 of my podcast about knitting, sewing and other crafts in Gotheburg, Sweden

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About  my week:
I had a bad week so me and my boyfriend went to my familys summer house in Närke.

Recently Finished:
I finished my Hemma socks, and put the design up on Ravelry and of course here on the blog.
I finished the Aisling Shawl by Justyna Lorkowska and the Born Naked by Julie Knits in Paris.

What I’m Working on:
I’m working on some Rose City Rollers and The Folded Squares Cardigan.

 

Sewing:
I made a bra from a pattern by dresslikeprincess on etsy, I almost finished a new Anna dress, and pants from Burda 6855.

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episode 10 – ~*unicorn dreams*~(and butts!)

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Hi and welcome to episode number 9 of my podcast about knitting, spinning and other crafts in Gotheburg, Sweden


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About  my week:

Recently Finished:
the Treccia Hat,  the Lyanna Socks (MKAL)Nilla the Unicorn.

What I’m Working on:
Aisling Shawl,

Upcoming Project:

 

Spinning and Weaving:

Shop:

I hope you enjoyed this episode!

I’d be really happy to hear from you! <3

episode9 summer recap!

Hi and welcome to episode number 9 of my podcast about knitting, spinning and other crafts in Gotheburg, Sweden


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About  my week:
It’s been a while since I last recorded and I talk about what I’ve done since, which basically means going to Scotland, my familys summer house and working.

Recently Finished:
I finished the knitting on my Ulli dress by Kristin Virén and the Georgetown Cardigan by Hannah Fettig.

What I’m Working on:
I talk about the Lyanna Socks (MKAL), Aisling Shawl, a second Redford Sweater, the Treccia Hat and a Bohus Knitting project called Stora Spetskragen.

Spinning and Weaving:
I received a Rigid Heddle Loom for my birthday last month.
My first project was a shawl with handspun yarn as the weft and magasin duett coast as the warp.
The second shawl is made of handdyed yarn, dyed with avocado pits and rhubarb leaves.
The third is made completely from Drops Cotton Viscose.

I also talk about joining Yarngasms Unicorn  KAL, and want to make Nilla the Unicorn.

I hope you enjoyed this episode!

I’d be really happy to hear from you! <3

episode8 – 2 fos!

Hello! This is episode number 8 of my podcast about knitting, spinning and general craftiness!

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About  my week:
I’ve been doing alot of knitting this week but no sewing! I had to put away my machine to make room for my drum carder.
What I’m wearing:
Azalea top by Pam Allen in 100% lin by magasin duett
Recently Finished:
I finished both the Nurmilintu by Heidi Alander, and a Lesley by Hannah Fettig!

What I’m Working on:
I haven’t worked on the Ulli Dress by Kristin Virén, since my hands needed a little rest, but I’m working on the Posh Blouse by Pickles.

Spinning:
I got crazy with blending fibers on both hand and drum carders this week! A the fibers I used are from stash and mostly generic “wool” from general craft stores, but I did ordered some new and exciting fibers from world of wool. Hoping they will get here before the next time I record!

I hope you enjoyed this episode!

I’d be really happy to hear from you! <3

episode7

Hi! Welcome to episode number 7 of my podcast about knitting, spinning and general craftiness!


Shownotes:
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About  my week:
It’s been a while since I was sick. I’ve started work and just lived my life :)
What I’m wearing:
Anna dress from By Hand London in 100% viscose. Fabric bought in a local fabric store.
Recently Finished:
I finished the  Sólja by Anna Maltz. I knit this in lettlopi and you can find my ravelry notes here.
I’ve also knit some socks. I post all my socks in a single ravelry project that you can find here. I also knit this baby hat and crocheted this bunny.

What I’m Working on:
I’m still working on the Ulli Dress by Kristin Virén, and I started a Nurmilintu by Heidi Alander.
Spinning:
The fibers are from Fondant Fibre, SpinCityUK and Hallagården

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Sewing:
I made the Anna dress, and I started a Davie dress, but I’m having some trouble with fit. I’ll talk more about it in another episode!

I hope you enjoyed this episode

I’d be really happy to hear from you! <3

all cables

It seems that right now every new thing I like on ravelry has cables. I guess I’m in that mood now and I just HAD to make something cabled.

Fortunately both me and my cute little boyfriend needed new hats for winter so I sat him down and made him choose which pattern he wanted. He was’t completely sure about the yarn when we ordered it online but since I also needed a hat and had chosen a pattern with the same yarn weight I gave him the possibility to make his hat in “my” yarn instead. Lucky for me, he fell in love with the one we chose for him and I get my own!

First out is Fredriks hat!
The pattern is a free one on ravelry, and the yarn is Esquel, a super cozy one with 60/20/20 of merino, silk and llama fibers from Louisa Harding.
This was such a fun knit that I finished it in two relatively short sittings over two days!
You can find my ravelry project page here.

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Next up is my own hat! I haven’t finished it yet but I’m already in love with both the yarn and the pattern. I’m using a regular Cascade 220 Heathers, and this pattern is also a free one, from Purl Soho. My ravelry project page is here and I will be posting more photos there after finishing! For now you get to see my work in progress.

 

 

 

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Which one is your favourite cabled pattern?

I’m back!

I’ve been doing quite the amout of knitting since, well… July, but work and school got in the way of blogging, so here are some photos of some of the things I’ve made. I hope to be abled to blog more from now on. Otherwise I will just blog when I blog.

Hitofude. Ravelry link here

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Azalea. Ravelry link here

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Somra. Ravelry link here.

 

 

 

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Lange. Ravelry link here

 

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siri

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This is Siri. I knit her last year, partly on my way to and from Karlskrona where I want with my friends on a trip one weekend, so she’s got many happy memories between her stitches. Unfortunately the yarn is almost too soft so she hasn’t got the right structure I want and I needed to sew in a grosgrain ribbon. My first grosgrain ribbon. It’s not very nicely sewn but at least I can wear her now. She is very pretty so at least it’s worth it and I have a second one on the needles right now, but this time in better yarn but I’ll show that one when it’s finished! I hope it turns out better, this is such a disappointment.

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She is a top down cardigan, knit on 4 mm needles and the buttons I found in my mothers drawer with old buttons.

Pattern: Siri by Linnéa Öhman (In english!)
Yarn: Unknown :(
Ravelry project page: Here

 

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stasis

 

 

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This january I knit up this beautiful sweater. For christmas I had gotten a gift card at garnkorgen.se, a swedish yarn site and this yarn is part of what I got. In total I used 5 skeins of Cascade 220 fingering. Or maybe not 5 complete skeins but I still needed the whole fifth for the grey. This sweater is a bottom up knit and it was sooo fun to knit that I completed it in less than two weeks of evening time knitting. It’s too hot to wear it in July even in Sweden but it is one of my favourite sweaters and I really love the top part and how it’s perfect at the shoulders and not too tight around the body.

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Pattern: Stasis Pullover by Leila Raabe
Yarn: Cascade 220 Fingering in Sage and Charcoal
Ravelry project page: Here

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I’m thinking of using this pattern to make more sweaters, maybe with another pattern around the yoke. Maybe for my current Tour de Fleece spinning project?

What do you think? Do you like it?

whiz palace

 

 

I’ve moved so of course I needed a sign on my bathroom door, so I saw this pattern on pinterest and threw it together. Now I’ve made a lot more cross stitch patterns, and I haven’t knit for maybe a week! Whats going on? The sign references an episode of Parks and Recreation.

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Another small cross stitch I made was for my dads’ 60th birthday in the middle of april. It’s a portrait of the family :)

I got my inspiration on pinterest but changed the clothes and hair to match us! I put it on some thick paper and made a nice card but I didn’t get the opportunity to take a good picture.

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fluffy swallowtail

I’ve had this lovely yarn lying around for ages. You know that skein that just screams BUY ME  when you see it and you have no doubt in your mind that you just NEED it in your stash? This was one of those. And one of those who just lie there and you have no idea what to make of it. I found it while moving and felt a bit of guilty, since I noticed how much yarn I actually own and this was far too nice to sleep with the acrylics :s
I challenged myself to make something of it and I have to say that I think I succeeded. I chose the very popular Swallowtail Shawl, which is a free pattern on ravelry and it has over 11000 (!) projects at the moment and now after making it myself I can really see why. I really really enjoyed knitting this even though I’m not a super fan of nupps. It knit up very quickly and this might be the only pattern I have ever wanted to cast on a new the second I finished the first one! And you know what? I did too. But I haven’t had time to photograph that one yet so maybe you’ll see that another time or maybe never. Only time will tell. But for now let’s focus on the fluffy one.

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The yarn I used was Pickles Silk Mohair in color Barbie, and you can find my project page here. It’s 80% mohair and 20% silk and I used 3,5 mm needles (us 4).
Since I am neither a lace nor mohair nor pink person I had no idea what to do with the finished shawl – it was only process knitting, but my mom gave me the idea to give it to my new neighbor (or well, I’m the new neighbor) who lives in the apartment below mine. Since my apartment was super gross when we bought it we had to do alot of renovating, especially in the bathroom with a lot of drilling and other loud machines, which might have disturbed this nice 80+ lady quite a bit, plus she seems to have the style to pull off a pink fluffy shawl so I think this is a perfect person to give it to, don’t you? :)

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