Barely Aislyn

It’s hard to keep up with good habits when you feel like your body fails you. Every time you put out a fire, another one lights up. Your eyes are better – how about some tendinitis? Suddenly it’s good news when things stay the same: your tension neck syndrome is still that and not a…

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Flax

Most of my energy has been going into writing my PhD thesis lately. Then there’s my side job at the after school day care, an education training, the thesis seminar, political volunteering, housekeeping stuff and being a good cat mom and girlfriend. It’s been … a lot, and it’s taking a toll on my mental…

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It really was Instant Love!

PROJECT OVERVIEW Pattern: Instant Love by Taiga Hilliards Yarn: Wolle Rödel Polar

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Rye Light

PROJECT OVERVIEW Pattern: Rye Light by tincanknits, size L Yarn: Schachenmayer Regia

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Delphine: First sleeve is done!

I’ve been anxiety knitting a lot lately – I’m surprisingly fast when I anxiety knit, especially when my to-do list is full of items I want to avoid doing -, and now I actually finished the back and front piece, and the first sleeve! Well, the sleeves are a fairly quick knit anyway since they…

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Delphine: the same, again

I’ve made good progress on my Delphine pullover! I got used to the pattern, and after a while it didn’t feel like quite such a slog anymore. When I was able to knit on it, that is, because it’s important to regularly pet the most adorable knitting companions in the world! Delphine is a raglan…

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Starting Delphine

It’s that time of the year again! My summer clothes are going into storage, and I’ve moved my winter clothes out of the basement into my wardrobe. I’ve used this to overhaul my closet, donating clothes I didn’t wear anymore, or wore only out of a sense of oligation to sustainability. In the process I…

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Pink A-Line Sage Cardigan

I admire people whose wardrobe is entirely handmade. A few years ago I had the same goal, but I’ve slowly given up on it. Sometimes it’s nice to just buy something that’s literally ready to wear. I try to shop sustainable and socially conscious if possible though, which has gotten easier ever since I’ve had…

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