A present for my friend the beekeeper (pattern inside)

Sometimes life writes the most fantastic stories. Here is in my humble opinion one of them: When I moved to Sweden in 2013 I lost contact to a few of my friends. Not to my closest friends of course but a few people I knew from hanging out, skateboarding or simple pub nights just disappeared.... Continue Reading →


The Up Early – Up North hat goes international.

I thought it would be a good idea to show you some of the hats made by followers, friends and fellow crocheters. It is a great honor that they chose my pattern. Just the most amazing feeling that we created something together. Thank you all for that! You can find the pattern here (double brim... Continue Reading →

The magic continues…

Guess I have a new hobby: Taking pictures of soap bubbles that freeze while flying. As soon as the temperature is below minus 15 degrees Celsius you will find me outside with my camera and my daughters soap bubbles.To make really nice pictures the sun should be shining and the wind should gently blow. Not... Continue Reading →

Snowflake Winter Coasters

I wanted to crochet a winter blanket last year. A really nice one, simple and easy with winter motives like snowflakes. And so I found this snowflake pattern by Lois Olson on Ravelry. It never became a whole blanket. But the pattern came to my mind again, when I was thinking about this years winter... Continue Reading →

A short introduction: Mosaic Crochet

(Using us/european crochet terms in this post) What is mosaic crochet?This technique gives you the opportunity to crochet two colour patterns without changing yarn in one row or round. You simple can connect rows or rounds by skipping a stitch and "filling" the skipped stitch with a double crochet 2 rows or rounds later with... Continue Reading →

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