Month: December 2014

My Needle Storage Disaster – Das Aufbewahrungsdesaster meiner Nadeln

I could also have called this post “A Prayer for Karen Templer to Find the Perfect Needle Storage System”. Karen from Fringe Association has recently written a post asking about people’s needle storage systems. She really did hit a sore spot with this topic. Ever since I took up knitting again many years ago I’ve felt frustrated with the way I’m…

Lots of Books – Viele Bücher

Just to give you a quick heads-up: During my visit in Germany this December, I have bought, won and been given what feels like a whole pile of knitting/crocheting related books. Lucky me! During the next couple of weeks I will give you a small insight into those books as I could imagine that you might find some of them…

Arne & Carlos Meet’n’Greet

This December has been exceptional. I’ve been very lucky in many ways. 1. I won a Meet’n’Greet with Arne & Carlos (weee!) at the DaWanda Snuggery. In Berlin (did I mention that I love Berlin?). There I met a couple of other German bloggers, all of whom were just as lovely people as I had imagined. 2. At around the…

GEWINNE ein Meet-Up mit ARNE & CARLOS – Win a Meet-Up with ARNE & CARLOS

Gewinne ein Plätzchen für das Meet’n’Greet mit Arne & Carlos! Ich habe zwei Plätze zu diesem tollen Event gewonnen, das von Dawanda organisiert wird (das Gewinnspiel bei Dawanda ist übrigens schon vorbei). Leider wohnt keiner meiner Strickfreunde in Berlin und deswegen würde ich den Platz gerne an dich weitergeben. Wie: Schau auf meiner  Facebookseite vorbei und kommentiere auf den Post, dass…

The Birthday Loop – Der Geburtstagsloop

If you follow me on Instagram you know already that I have been knitting this cowl for my cousin’s birthday. It was a relatively quick knit, it’s so very soft, warm and the texture is absolutely stunning. Seed stitch in chunky wool is just one of the cosiest things you can make for winter. And here’s the pattern: BIRTHDAY LOOP…