Confession: I still haven’t watched Star Wars.

Sooooo I should really finally watch Star Wars, huh? (Well, technically I did watch Episode III, but only because the movie we wanted to see was sold out or something, and I have basically zero memory of it.) My personal nerd failure aside, these mittens were too awesome to not make them for my friend Jasmin,…

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Sometimes sock knitting is what my brain needs to take a break from uni panic.

Dearest blog, I would like to apologize sincerely for the criminal way in which I neglected you. Please don’t be mad at me! That one paper was eating me alive, and then I had this work thing in Vienna, and then uni started again and demanded all my attention. Bad uni, shame on you! But…

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Raluca’s Cowl & Adventures in Romania

If you follow me on Instagram, you know I’ve been in Romania for a week. I’ve been to Timișoara a few times over the last six years or so, but I never had as much fun there as this time. I enjoyed taking time for myself to do nothing: I spent a lot of time just…

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WIP Wednesday: Not That Much Progress

I’m afraid I haven’t made much progress on my To Wear With A Summer Suit jumper after blogging about it last week. Problem is, I didn’t get gauge even though I’m knitting this on smaller needles; this wasn’t such a big deal for the back piece, I just had to shorten the row count of…

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A Noble Cowl for Swanje

My friend Swanje had her birthday recently. I wanted to give her something handmade – these days, when I can find the time and there’s not another obvious choice that I know the person will love, I tend to go the handmade presents route. It’s just so much more personal and special. That also means…

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Kim Hargreaves’ Starr

A while ago I gave my mother this hat for Christmas (click on picture to go to the original post): She initially liked it, but this winter I heard through the grapevines (well, my Dad) that she had complained it wasn’t warm enough on account of the lace. At first I planned to make her…

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