Marisa’s Pearls: Should wool sweaters be ironed and how?

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Learn how to iron wool knits Here is the topic of the new installment of Marisa’s Pearls. Ironing a woolen garment also requires great care and attention to avoid making it felted. Here are some steps to take to care for our beloved handmade wool sweaters and more: First of all, much attention should be […]

Circular Irons and the Magic of Knitting Stitches: Creating Masterpieces with Passion

The world of knitting is an ancient art that has regained popularity in recent years due to its versatility and the ability to create unique, customized clothing and accessories. A key element in this practice is the use of the circular needles , tools that make it easy to work a variety of knitting stitches. […]

Elegance and Warmth: The Magic of Handcrafted Wool Coats and Overcoats

In contemporary fashion, few items of clothing can rival the elegance and comfort offered by a fine wool coat made on the knitting needle. In addition to adding a touch of timeless style to the wardrobe, these garments lend a feeling of unparalleled warmth and luxury. Why choose to make a wool coat? Their history […]

How to wash wool sweaters without ruining them

Marisa’s Pills begins with a frequently asked question: How to wash wool knits and all your other knitted creations without ruining them? The latest modern washing machines have gentle washing programs suitable for wool. However, I don’t trust it especially if I have garments made by me with precious yarns such as cashemire wool , […]

THE POINT ON THE BOOK | The Elegance of the Hedgehog

Third appointment with THE POINT ON THE BOOK. This week we take you to beautiful Paris with its atmosphere and refined scents. THE ELEGANCE OF THE RICH – by Muriel Barbery Rene Michel is not what he seems to be. For the building at no. 7 Rue de Grenelle is the concierge but for Paloma […]

Happy Easter with some delightful Crochet Amigurumi

An egg-shaped amigurumi to celebrate Easter with creativity Happy Easter to all! Are you still looking for the perfect Sunday lunch decoration? We have a few very quick ones here that you can fill the whole table (and the house too!) with in no time. Here is what you need to make these delicious egg-shaped […]