Unexpected Inspiration – Unexpected Finger Puppets

Sometimes inspiration or ideas appears in very weird ways. A string of events or interesting leads end up in something like this: Now; I haven’t crocheted since I was 12. But I used to do it a lot back when I was a kid. Not using patterns or anything, just making random… things. Growing up it became a mystery to me, though, and I thought I had forgotten how to do it. But it worked out pretty well! So, what are these creatures?  A while back my friend Micu shared a wonderful movie with me called Mary & Max, and …

Being spoiled by friends

There are seriously few gifts that mean so much as something someone made themselves. Time is precious for everyone, to use your time to think, plan, and make something with someone else in mind is, for me, a very big compliment. I’ve been meaning to post a picture of this for the longest time now, this beautiful knitted comfort shawl that Hanna made me. I love the colours, the pattern, the shape, I can’t believe she put so much effort into it! I wear it whenever I feel a bit chilly (which I do every so often in my old …