Thursday, 25 December 2008

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!


Friday, 19 December 2008

Gingerbread house - piparkoogi maja lõiked




Every year I have to crochet some snowflakes.
This one has free pattern here .
Found it thanks to TM - the crocheteer!
Thank you Towe My!











And my first ever gingerbread house. Idea came from here.
Sorry for poor presentation,but my baby doesn't let me do other things than holding him...


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Piparkoogi taigna retsepte on netis piisavalt. Ega seal midagi keerulist polegi:
Ma teen sellise retsepti järgi: http://toidutare.ee/peotoidud/...

Maja lõikeid leiab ka igale maitsele.

Tuesday, 16 December 2008



Even if I'm busy with my youngest found time to finish vest and cardigan for my baby Alexander.My little darling is almost 2 months old .



For vest used acrylic yarn and designed pattern myself. Will write it down here one day....





Cardigan is from Dropsdesign, yarn Rowan soft baby.

It's realy soft ang lovely yarn 50%wool.




Wednesday, 19 November 2008


Hi!
I have been to busy lately
but would like to present you my latest biggest project:
baby Alexander
born at 20.October. 2008
2.32 am
birth weight 3,9kg and 54cm.
It took only 2 hours "real" pains and Voila! here he is, one hour old on the picture!
He doesn't give me much "me" time but allready found minute to start tiny cardigan for him. ;D

Sunday, 20 July 2008

Little hearty baby blanket.

My first "bigger" project this year !
After long searching in Internet I came up with my own design for baby blanket!

The plan was to make 5 by 7 squares (50cm X 70 cm) to use it as throw over in buggy but somehow I managed to make it 4 by 5 squares. Pregnant brain makes tricks.
Well maybe one day I have to rip edging from one side (top or bottom) and add few square rows.

It looks "right side" from both sides, includes only knit and purl stitches, very simple.
Yarn used: Debbie Bliss cashmerino dk, a bit more than 3 balls for this tiny blanky.
Needles 3bmm(I knit loosely).
Free patern is available:


Also close-up detail and The Man himself:





BELL SLEEVE JACKET

A little addition to my dream list:

BELL SLEEVE JACKET

Fell in love with this classical beauty ...
Pattern is in Vogue Knitting Holiday 2006 #15
and also available to buy from vogue knitting website.



Look out for errata and tips in

Thursday, 17 July 2008

Dyeing your own yarn!



Handcraft people have crazy ideas!

If your children have some dried out felt tip pens (markers) there is great way to recycle them before throwing them out!

Would you like to have yarn like this?

It's easy!

Break the markers open and put the color filled piece into the jar big enough for yarn as well.
Soak them in the water till all color came out!
Look the pictures in kriuks2 blog.
Insert yarn (natural not acrylics).
Put the jars into big casserole pot filled with water.
Simmer about 1hr. Add vinegar (1tablespoon per jar)simmer 1/2h more.
Let it cool down. Rinse.

I have not tried it myself but others have done great job with it!

It's a similar to dyeing with Kool-Aid .

Tuesday, 27 May 2008

Rising star!




Even if I don't do any knitting or crocheting myself (still) would like to show you one great estonian knitwear designer Eha Väli.
She started to publish her designs on her blog lately and she has done it very successfully!
her latest pearl is Eha's Flower Top.


The pattern will be transalted to english as well and as soon as she is coming back from her long holiday it will be on sale!
You can see all the tops made by other knitters and follow her work in her blog.


Friday, 14 March 2008

Great news!


Like you can see there are no new posts for long time...

The reason is my world is upside down ...

because thre is new baby on the way...
I can't take any knitting or other crafts on my hands.
Just laying down and feeling sick...
Hopefully will feel better soon...
Make sure you check my for sale section and if you find something you love just send me email.

Wednesday, 13 February 2008

Happy Valentine's Day!




Happy Valentine's Day to all my friends !

Enjoy yourself and don't wait til your man brings you a box of chocolate and big bunch of roses....go and buy it yourself!

Thursday, 31 January 2008

Kitty stitchmarkers.




Could you resist little cuties like these?


Made of porcelain/china, their height is 18mm


suitable up to 7mm knitting needles.


Price is 5€/7.40USD plus 1€ standard shipping.
Also available as set of 4.

Item will be shipped to your Paypal address. If you prefer different address send me email before buying.


Contact me.

Stitchmarkers.

rose hearts
ALL SOLD
Made some new stitchmarkers for sale:
handmade glass beads 10mm diameter
These come in professional package.

You can have them 11€/15 USD/150EEK with standard mail incl. shipping.If priority/registered mail is prefered they are 15€/22 USD/ incl. shipping.
Contact me to order.
Make sure you check everything I have for sale.

Green with pink roses are SOLD OUT!


millefiori hearts

World biggest Swallowtail Shawl.

Have you seen world biggest knitted Swallowtail shawl?
Made by Trika.
Cool isn't it?

Monday, 21 January 2008

Lilly's Leaf Shawl



I started to design this shawl last summer.

It is inspired by Estonian lace patterns.
Lovely leaf pattern runs in middle and by sides.
At the beginning there was different idea for edging but unfortunately it didn't work out...

Made this shawl using Kid Mohair yarn witch is cobweb weight
and 4mm needles.

My shawl is only 67grams can't say the yardage because I have huge cone of this yarn.

It's in chart only, no writen instructions (just few tips).

Difficulty level: Intermediate
It's available in English and eesti keeles.

Pattern is for sale only  5 USD= 3.5 EUR= 50 EEK

After payment the pattern will be emailed to your PayPal email address within 24 h.
If You prefer it to be sent to different address let me know!
Contact me.

Look also who made it in Ravelry: 






You can also see how it might look when made with
3mm needles and lace weight yarn: Sapsi's blog
or how gorgeous it looks in Wollmeise sock yarn (100% merino superwash) .
Also beautiful lightblue one with beads in Annyke's blog.


And here is sexiest Shawl ever : (made by Marzik. )


Maksta saab ka pangaülekandega. Kui oled teinud ülekande, palun teata mulle ka mailile.
Panga rekvisiidid saad SIIT







Wednesday, 16 January 2008

Stitchmarkers-knitting jewellery.

blue heartblue heart 
ALL SOLD
Made some beautiful stitchmarkers for sale so you could enjoy knitting as much I do! ;)

These are all made with silver plated wire and Czech glass beads.

lenght from top to toe is 3,5-4cm (1.5")

For knitting needles up to 7mm

All are 10 €

blue butterfly with mixed leaves
pinkbell blue butterfly stitchmarkers
Ladybirds


red berry
honey
Light swirls are for up to 10mm needles.

Golden swirls

Contact me and let know wich one you have to have! ;)
EDIT:
Update what's still available here.

Monday, 7 January 2008

Labels

Every knitter-crafter wants to label her/his unique designs in some point.
Here are links where to get them:
able-labels.co.uk, woven labels, designer name labels
wovenlabelsuk -Craft & Hobby labels, woven labels, custom labels, Personalised Ribbons
minilabels.co.uk -all kind of labels
namemaker.com (USA,ships worldwide) -Clothing Labels , Personalized Ribbons ,they even make Gift Boxes and personalised gift bags. Designer-Label-Gal -self-adhesive labels
also siennapacific
I got mine from eBay namelabels :

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