a woman sitting on a beach wearing a pink handknitted cardigan

Wardrobe Staple Knitted Cardigans (3 Favorite Knitting Patterns)

Today’s post is all about wardrobe staples. But not just any wardrobe staple, knitted cardigans is what I want to talk about with you. Since you seem to enjoy my mini-series on favorite patterns, I decided to continue with the theme and share three of my favorite cardigan knitting patterns with you. In the past …

two circular yoke sweater peeking out of a white dresser

Easy Yoke Sweater Knitting Pattern (Three Favorites)

Looking for an easy yoke sweater knitting pattern to snuggle up in during the upcoming fall and winter months? In this blogpost I will share three of my favorite patterns with you. Garments – Perfect Fall & Winter Knitting Projects With the days slowing getting cooler, the sun going up later and setting earlier and …

pink orange colorwork hat with two mini pompoms attached with strands of yarn

Schneeflöckchen Hat Knitting Pattern – Tips & Tricks

In December 2021, Making Stories published my Schneeflöckchen hat knitting pattern as part of their annual Winter Celebration. Today I would like to share some tips and tricks for knitting the hat pattern with you. I will also include recommendations for some modifications and add-ons you can make. In general, the knitting pattern is beginner-friendly. …

grey blue cabled baby sock in the making, some candle lit houses in the background

Useful Knitted Gifts for Babies (My Top 3 Suggestions)

With Christmas coming up in a couple of weeks, I want to give you some suggestions for useful knitted gifts for babies. I have two young daughters myself as well as three nieces and two nephews. Therefore I have discovered over the years which handmade and especially knitted gifts are actually useful. While there are …

blue sock on a grey dresser and some flowers in a vase

5 Free & Simple Sock Knitting Patterns: My Recommendations

Today I want to share my favorite free & simple sock knitting patterns with you. I have compiled a list of my top 5 recommendations. These are my go-to sock knitting patterns that I have each made numerous times. All of these patterns have rather simple, intuitive pattern repeats which make them the perfect choice …

clara dress cotton yarn knitting project

The Best Summer Yarns: Wool Yarn Alternatives For Summer Knitting

The best summer yarns are not necessarily wool yarns. Today I want to talk about wool yarn alternatives for your summer knitting projects. If you like to knit year-round but don’t like the warmth of wool during the warmer months of the year, there are some alternatives to consider. Not only is it less sweaty …