For a long time, I have been thinking about a way to combine my passion of making jewellery with my passion to knit. When my son was born, I naturally started knitting a lot of baby apparel for him. I especially loved to knit booties and after having followed a few design instructions I found online and… Continue reading The Jewel Knitter’s ‘Jewel Booties’
I am a big fan of other knitting and handcrafting blogs and I follow quite a few. One of my favorites is called Strickpraxis, written by a German lady, Ingrid, who likes to write about her knitting experiences as well as home deco, photography and cooking. She does a lot of cool stuff, like offering… Continue reading Win a bag of yarn on Zauberwiese.de!
My husbands aunt Joanie and his dad Tom both have a very extraordinary taste when it comes to color combinations. So, for their sock Christmas present, I could unwrap my wildest yarn. Since Tom ‘murdered’ one sock of a previous pair of socks that I had knitted for him by putting it in the dryer… Continue reading Christmas Craziness 2015 – Joanie & Tom
The second pair of Christmas Socks 2015 was knitted for my dad. The wool I used for these is from Cascade Yarns, Heritage Silk Paints (Shadows, Col.9751). It is made from 85% Merino Superwash Wool and 15% Silk. I have to say that this is one of the nicest yarns I have knitted so far.… Continue reading Christmas Craziness 2015 – ‘Dad’
I would like to start off this blog with a little Christmas project I was working on for Christmas 2015. My family loves hand-knitted socks and they really do make a great little gift. So, I decided to knit a pair of socks for all of them. As usual, I started off a little late,… Continue reading Christmas Craziness 2015 – ‘Laura’
I am Lisa Juen, a German native living in Utica, NY with my husband and kid. In 2007, I received my Masters degree in jewellery making and goldsmithing and I have been creating jewellery and small objects ever since. My latest studio is based in an old industrial brick building in downtown Utica and… Continue reading Hello world!