Hello! Today I wanted to highlight this super playful and cuddly humpback crocheted whale I made. This baby whale was so cute that I just couldn't resist. My young nephew's room is decorated in a whale theme, so naturally, I made this and gifted it to him last Christmas. He absolutely loved it! This is… Continue reading Baby Humpback Crocheted Whale by One Dog Woof
Hello, everyone! What a cold, snowy week we are having here. In fact, most of the country is experiencing well-below average temperatures and well-above average snowfall. Just another reason to cuddle up with my crochet hooks and yarn! Today I wanted to share with you a couple crocheted hanging baskets I made and gifted for… Continue reading Bramble Basket Hanging Organizer by One Dog Woof
Back in August of 2020, I made my first Midori Shawl and fell in love with the squishy, luxurious, and warm wrap. After showing my shawl to my mother-in-law, it became clear that she would like her own, so I made her a matching Midori Shawl for Christmas! The Midori Shawl features a simple knitted… Continue reading Revisiting the Midori Shawl
Do you have something hand-knitted/hand-crocheted and need to wash it? Here's a tutorial! Hello, everyone! What an exciting past few days I have been having over on my instagram account, @bilingwool. Recently, I started knitting the Nightshift Shawl by Andrea Mowry. I posted a photo of my progress and it has received more likes than… Continue reading How to Wash a Handmade Item
a chevron colorwork hat for my nephew Hello, all! This week, I am sharing another hat I made and gifted for Christmas. This was an enjoyable and easy stranded knitting hat that I gave to my nephew. I am so happy with how it turned out. I mean, what's not to love about the modern… Continue reading Herringbone Hat
a beginner-friendly fair isle hat for my brother-in-law, plus a deep-dive into some knitting data I collected Hello! Welcome back to the blog. Today I want to share about a hat I made for my brother-in-law for Christmas. This hat is incredibly beginner-friendly and knits up quick. At the end of this post, I decided… Continue reading Classic Fair Isle Hat
Matching fair isle hats for my father and grandfather Hello, everyone! Today I'm diving into two hats I made and gifted to my family for Christmas this year. First up, we have the Northdale Hats. I loved the colorwork pattern in these and knew my dad and grandpa would appreciate the warmth stranded knitting brings.… Continue reading Northdale Hats
Hello and welcome back to Bilingwool! I hope you are all doing well, and that you have had a lovely holiday. I took some time off over the holidays to concentrate on my projects that I get to share with you now that the holidays are over. For Christmas this year, I knitted and crocheted… Continue reading Welcome, 2021!
With a little over two and a half weeks until Christmas, it is officially crunch time! I am knitting and crocheting as fast as I can over here to try and finish the gifts I'm giving this year. I thought perhaps you might find yourself in a pinch and need a quick gift to whip… Continue reading Quick Gifts You Can Finish by Christmas!
Hello, everyone! Happy December. As I frantically work to finish my Christmas knitting, I wanted to make some time to think about what's going to be on my needles next. So, I have compiled a list of four knitters that you might not know about yet, in the spirit of finding some new projects for… Continue reading Four Knitting Designers You Might Not Know