Ardilanak

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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The shawl is named after its first recipient, my brother Josu. He is a very creative guy, a very talented photographer, and I didn’t want a simple scarf so I gathered a lot of aran yarn for a huge shawl and this is the result.
Knitting: Vest
Otarrea is the basque word for basket, as the main pattern of this little vest is a knit and purl basket pattern. It’s a one skein vest, for a 2-3 month old baby, so it is a good stash diving pattern for that stray dk yarn skein that fell off a bigger pattern.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
The first iteration of this fair isle socks was knitted for my partner in the Swapetines 2016 sock exchange. When I finished them I decided to knit another pair and write down the pattern and Itsaertz (Seashore) are the finished and a little altered socks.
Knitting: Mittens
This mittens were knitted on a whim, I had this gorgeous handspun alpaca yarn that I was given in a sock exchange, black and white, sitting in my stash and I felt the urge to do something with them. The yarn is so buttery soft that my hands demanded something made for them. So Hotz were born, Hotz means Cold in basque, and you can knit them as ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl/scarf is more of a recipe than a pattern, I love free style knitting but sometimes I take notes! This shawl/scarf is one of those take-anywhere projects, a veritable no-brainer, just to relax away.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Spring is here! And is time for lightweight knits and bright colors. This shawlette was designed on a whim, quite improvised, but the result was so cute, that I needed to make a pattern of this.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Keeping with the rustic theme, Sumendixa is another baserri in my hometown, Eibar. I remember being a little girl and going there with my grandpa, who was a member of the tradicional Sociedad, with the same name as the baserri. Winters in Eibar can be quite dreary and this shoulder wrap will keep me warm while I knit or spin in my studio. As a ...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
A new twist for an old pattern. Using the bold lace pattern used in my cowl Bolingua, I designed this easy, chunky and rustic looking mittens. No thumb, no knitting in the round, just a straight forward knit, and sewing to finish.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
This mittens have a very snug fit, I hate loose mittens I need them to be very close to my hands and they’ve been designed with negative ease to test my new handyed yarn.
Knitting: Cowl, Shawl / Wrap
When looking for a name for this pattern I knew I wanted it to be related with sheep, but my inspiration wasn´t working with me. I share my fiber study with my mum, a painter, crocheter and jack of all trades and I asked her for a name related with sheep. She suggested Bolingua.
Knitting: Cowl
Sometimes we forget the amazing work museums do in storing and redistributing knowledge and traditions of old. The San Telmo is a museum in Donostia-San Sebastian, a place where they keep all manner of bits and pieces, ethnological data that would be lost otherwise. Some time ago they published a book about the XIX century bed covers of Tolosal...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your door,” he used to say. “You step into the Road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there is no telling where you might be swept off to.”
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Little socks for little dwarven feet…
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Cuadrícula is the Spanish word for grid. The prototype blanket was knitted for the second son of an Archaeologist and his Art Historian wife, so I tried to convey both parents in the blanket. It has a center checkered part representing a dig site’s grid and two geometrical lace bands at the side’s for a more artsy decoration, it’s surrounded by...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Dominika is the Basque version of the female name “Sunday”. This pattern was designed to be used with the specific traditional Basque dress style called “Caserita”, were you’ll be wearing a “toquilla” or shoulder shawl.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is my way of knitting toe up socks with dpn. I’ve made this as a tutorial. You can use only the written part to knit plain socks or add the charts to get two lacy beautiful socks.
Knitting: Cowl
’ve always been a huge Scy-Fy fan, and since the first time that I read Frank Herbert’s Dune I’ve been fascinated with Princess Irulan Corrino.