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
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
or, what happens when you can knit anything you can dream! Happy Friday! If you celebrate Thanksgiving, I hope it was wonderful! Thanksgiving falls around a lot of birthdays in my family - one of them being my dad's birthday. Today I'm going to explain the story behind something I knitted for him for his… Continue reading Knitting for Necessity: My Dad’s Sleeve
opening an early birthday present Welcome back to the blog. This is my 30th post! Can you believe it? I have had so much fun writing and creating this space for all things knit and crochet. Today, I wanted to share with you all an exciting new addition to my tool kit. Recently, I received… Continue reading Knitter’s Pride Ginger Deluxe Interchangeable Set
examining yarn crafts through a mindful lens Hello, yarn enthusiasts! Today I have a little bit of a different post for you. I have been wanting to write this one for a while. This is an important post for me because my craft is my meditation. The time I spend with my hooks and needles… Continue reading Knitting and Crocheting as a Sensory Experience