Silk & Wool blog

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Project infidelity

It happens to me from time to time that I keep starting new projects while shoving yesterday’s favourites into a dark corner. At the  moment my warm jumper and the table runner are patiently...

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And slippers for my boy.

I have already made two pairs of these slippers before. Now with the move they have seen the light again, and my son loved them – I suppose he especially enjoyed how slippery these...

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Dan’s slouchy hat

I have finished it a while ago, and like it very much. Here are  my quick notes. They are not really meant to be a pattern, but please feel welcome to use them and...

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Piggy key ring charm

So, two nights ago, I had a few dreams, and one of them featured some crocheted items. When I woke up, I could remember them quite vividly. So yesterday I’ve crocheted the first one,...

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More time to craft

As we are getting closer to the holidays, I seem to have more time to knit and crochet. I actually seem to be doing much more crochet at the moment. So I have finished...

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Improving my crochet skills

I’ve always disliked how the edge of fabic made if dc stitches looks like. A few days ago I started working on a set of rectangular double crochet coasters,and was really disappointed in how...

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Two projects finished

I really wanted to make something as soon as I can for our new home, so here we go, a set of coasters for our coffee table in the living room. These were really...

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Throwback Thursday

When I was back home last week, I used the opportunity to take pictures of my teenage crochet masterpiece: a set of night table covers made in the same pattern, using similar yarn in...