dyeing wool, yarn

Hand-Dyeing Wool with Indigo

Two days ago me and my mom decided to have a "dye day" and use the grown up indigo plants we had in our glasshouse. It was cold and windy, but we had a mission ๐Ÿ™‚ First we took the leaves of the plant and tore them into smaller pieces. We put them into a… Continue reading Hand-Dyeing Wool with Indigo

starry-eyed-owl
Amigurumi, Crochet, patterns

Starry Eyed Owl Crochet Pattern

Lately I've been jumping from one craft activity to another. I have way too many projects going on at once plus I'm going to work every day as well. Still doesn't stop me from adding more projects to my basket(s), arrggh ๐Ÿ™‚ This owl was one of those spur of the moment projects, when I… Continue reading Starry Eyed Owl Crochet Pattern

from-wool-to-beautiful-yarn
Other, yarn

From Wool to Beautiful Yarn (How-To)

Few days ago I started another project. I want to create a nice big blanket for my future home. I loved these shades of blue and purple of the merino wool that we purchased in this shop: http://skorpilova.cz/vlna/. For me, the colors conjure up an image of sea. I can almost feel the breeze on… Continue reading From Wool to Beautiful Yarn (How-To)

Darla the Crochet Sheep
Amigurumi, Crochet

Darla the Crochet Sheep

Crocheting sheep is really fun, I really enjoy giving them a character, their own personality. Darla is a sort of confused sheep. In real life, sheep often stop doing whatever they are doing and look at you like that ๐Ÿ™‚