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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Thousand Bloom Chrysanthemum, known in Japan as Ozukuri (大作り), refers to a technique, originating in China and expanding to Japan several hundred years ago, for growing an extremely large Chrysanthemum, with a goal of producing the maximum number of flowers possible on a single plant. If that doesn’t sound difficult enough, the technique als...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A herbarium – is a collection of dried and pressed plants. To preserve their form and color, plants collected in the field are spread flat on sheets and dried, usually in a plant press, between blotters or absorbent paper. Then mounted on sheets of stiff white paper and are labeled with all essential data.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
I love tulips. They remind me of my Grandma. Every year on my birthday(which is in March) she brought me tulips. Those five little tulips, with crisp red petals meant more to me than every other gift that day. Back then you couldn’t get tulips on every corner all year long, only one nursery sold them and they were high demand. So she woke ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Abeto… Abete… Sapin… Tannenbaum… Yolka… Yalinka… Shopping for a Christmas tree? Looking for a perfect one?
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
You’ll hear “Kalimera” all over Greece, from your hotel staff to people you see on the street. “Kalimera” means “Good day!” or “Good morning!” It comes from kali or kalo, meaning beautiful or good, and mera, from imera, sometimes spelled himera, meaning “day”.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Maraschino (marr-ə-SKEE-noh) is a clear, relatively dry liqueur made from Marasca cherries, including the crushed pits which give it a subtle bitter almond flavor.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
When I was little, someone… perhaps my grandma… told me that if I find a lilac blossom with five petals, I must make a wish and eat it.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Carmina Florum - Flower Songs, inspired by this hand-dyed yarn. It reminds me bouquet of red carnations.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This summer I finally had a chance to visit my hometown and spend time with my family and friends. I also had a chance to stroll around the city and see favorite places, to find the new ones.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
“Kashtan” - Russian name for European Horse Chestnut(Aesculus hippocastanum), majestic ornamental tree. A stroll through any well-landscaped park can be inspiring, but if you happen upon a horse chestnut tree displaying its showy panicles of pink flowers with white polka dots in late spring, the experience can be breathtaking. Palmat...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
March 8 is International Women’s Day. A day for men to express their love for women in a way somewhat similar to a mixture of Mother’s Day and St Valentine’s Day. On this day it is customary for men to give the women in their lives – mothers, sisters, wives, girlfriends, daughters, colleagues, etc. – flowers, chocolates and sma...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Rain dance… Beautiful silver streaked droplets of water splashing on the glass and then silently rolling down… This shawl reminds me that dance.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Knits and purls, simple lace and cables… This scarf has everything. Can be made in any weight, as wide as you want.
Knitting: Scarf
Lattice of twists alternated with rows of ribbing.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Snegurochka or The Snow Maiden, is a character in Russian fairy tales. She is the daughter of Spring and Frost, and yearns for the companionship of mortal humans. She grows to like a shepherd named Lel, but her heart is unable to know love. Her mother takes pity and gives her this ability, but as soon as she falls in love, her heart warms and sh...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Glossy red maple leaves, with raindrops collecting in their centers; until finally, the droplets are too heavy and they slide off from leaf to leaf, hoping to break their fall on the head of a woodland walker.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Crinoline Period (1850-1869) is named after the major fashion innovation of the era, the cage crinoline. In the past, women had to wear many petticoats to add fullness to their skirts. They were heavy and unclean as they dragged in the dirt when walking. The cage crinoline, which was a series of concentric whalebone or steel hoops sewn onto ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Crescent shape shawl inspired by the pattern from the Haapsalu Sall book. Knitted in lace weight yarn from the bottom up. Lace first, short rows second. And finished with I-cord bind off, to control curling…
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Summertime… All over Texas Crape Myrtles in full bloom, except maybe for this one, which grows in our back yard. It never blooms, ever! Every spring it starts with small leaves like every other tree, leaves grow, become bigger, change color and fall… But no flowers, just leaves! This shawl reminds me this tree. Leaves all over, big a...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
I wanted to make something that can be easy and fun to knit.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Crescent shape shawl, knitted in fingering weight yarn(lace weight will work too) from the bottom up. Lace first, short rows second. And finished with I-cord bind off, to control curling…
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
I love knitting triangular shawls… It only takes few seconds to cast-on. You get familiar with the pattern pretty quickly, cause there is only few repeats in the beginning. And then you get almost sick of the main pattern, you get a new treat - a border, and may be another one… So, I’ve decided to design my own, with nupps, no ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Crescent shape shawl inspired by traditional Haapsalu lace. Knitted from the bottom. Lace first, short rows second. Nupps or beads can be added.