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I'm a Dutch girl living in a tiny appartement with my son.
I spend my time slapping paint around, buying too much yarn and hoarding stuff at the thrift shop.
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“Causing people to suffer because you hate them… is terrible. But causing people to suffer because you have forgotten how to care… that’s really hard to understand.” – Dr. Julian Bashir Van Gogh Ivory Black watercolor on Fabriano Accademia paper
In my attempt to work through my stash I came across some left-over alpaca yarn that I made a wrap out of, a few years back. I figured I’d make a nice cowl out of it, for the days when it’s too warm for a wrap yet too cold for nothing at all. Which is […]
I love this divine shape. It’s the only thing I remember how to draw from geometry class. It’s nice equal sides and it’s pretty 60 degree angles. Yeah, I love this shape. So I really wanted to knit it because deep down I hate knitting and I figured it would be better if I could […]
I need to keep my hands busy these days. Every moment I’m without something to do, my anxiety grows and I need to move. Things like knitting or embroidery can be helpful if it wasn’t for the fact that my perfectionism is not a good match when feeling that way. So I tried something new; […]
“I miss it when you’re happy”, he says. “I wish I could make you smile today.”
As you can see it’s been a while since I blogged. There was some trouble in paradise dealing with my depression which led me to not seeing the point in doing anything that I find important in life. It’s a shame that when things are a little less dark, you find those things are reduced […]
Some projects almost become a part of your life. Not to sound too dramatic, but it happens. This was one of those projects. It’s huge, it’s wonderful, annoying at times, delightful at other times. And when it’s done you don’t really feel done. You’re wondering when the next round is, if you still have enough […]
Yeah don’t worry, it’s just the name of this great boomerang shaped shawl pattern. I finished it with my treasured stash of Araucania Copihue. This alpaca yarn has sadly been discontinued.
I have to admit; I cried like a proper pussy when they killed of Vane. Obviously not because his character arch was so strong, but just because he was….So…Damn…Hot.