leap-day sneak peek

Winter is back! As a wooly person I am very happy with that. The last week was just about a pure spring, and I was almost ready to pack my winter boots and jackets up there in my closet. While this is what I saw today in the morning: For several weeks now I have […]

Arctic Land Hap

Once I was done experimenting with the Old Shale and Feather and Fan traditional Shetland border patterns (incorporated e.g. in the Old Shale Shetland Hap, Arctic Water and Arctic Air) as well as with edgings so typical for lace designs from Shetland and Estonia, I wanted to challenge myself with combining basic simple stitches into […]

Arctic Air Hap

As mentioned in several previous posts of mine, including the one about Shetland haps, I wanted to try the Feather and Fan stitch pattern for quite some time now. Obviously the other traditional border pattern for haps- Old Shale- is the most popular, and I must admit, much easier to knit, while Feather and Fan […]

Arctic Water Hap

As continuation of my adventure with Shetland haps’ knitting, which I blogged about in this post, for the last couple of weeks I have been working on a set of patterns for Shetland-style wraps for everyday use. The idea was to knit three haps in one colour scheme, with some pattern elements staying the same […]

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