christmas makes

Over the past three Advent Sunday’s I have been sharing some cute and quick makes with my friends over on Instagram. Today, the fourth and last Advent Sunday, is no exception and will see the last Christmas pattern published for this year. Why not share them here too I thought.…

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knitting retreat – day one

The sun was beaming down on us when we arrived at the Chainbridge Hotel in Llangollen, our home for the week. Returning knitters and new quickly settled down with some refreshing cups of tea and delicious home baked scones. Everyone gathered in the workshop room where Claudia and I had…

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a knitting adventure begins

I am off on an adventure very early tomorrow morning! An adventure with my creative soul sister and co-producer Claudia. Together we are going on a knitting adventure in the far north of Denmark, near Skagen. We are staying in a beautiful Danish holiday house very close to the beach,…

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crochet and knitting holiday

Made with Loops is taking a short break from traveling, teaching, designing and proof reading patterns. Next week I am off to Germany with ‘my man’ to visit family. We are driving this time and that means, yes you guessed right, lots of time to knit or crochet in the…

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schwabsburg day four – relaxing

  After a few very busy days in scorching heat, we spent yesterday resting our tired bones in much cooler air not doing very much at all. A little time spent at the stables, followed by a glass of ‘bubbly’ eating scones and then some gentle crochet. Just perfect! Soon…

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