free knitting pattern: Happy K
knitting

free knitting pattern: Happy K

My sister's birthday wish this year was a blue slouchy hat with a light yarn and pattern. She has beautiful light red hair and the color she picked makes her...

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September 11, 2015
Balance
chitchat

Balance

This post is written while a jackhammer is demolishing stuff in the floor below - like it has been many a day in the last weeks. So bear with me...

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September 9, 2015
August oh august
chitchat

August oh august

This August I was a lazy lazy blogger. But you know when to stop working with delicate fibers when your thread clings to your fingers because it's simply to hot...

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August 26, 2015
poems and ufos
embroidery, knitting

poems and ufos

gartendruck For a family members garden party I wrote this beautiful poem on green linen fabric. At first I wanted to embroider it,...

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August 17, 2015
Harvesting
knitting

Harvesting

Summer - the kids are around all the time, the weather plays nice and sometimes stormy, the garden is growing, the quails and hens are laying massive amounts of eggs...

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August 4, 2015
Tutorial: the nupp
knitting, Knitting, tutorials

Tutorial: the nupp

Part three of our journey through the textured stitches is the nupp (speak: noop or like soup with an "n"). The nupp is a stitch used in lace patterns originating...

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July 15, 2015
Enjoy the summer
handpuppets, knitting

Enjoy the summer

The last days were the hottest days for a long time here in Germany. On Saturday when we celebrated my son's 10th Birthday it was 39 degrees (Celsius - that's...

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July 6, 2015
Diamond socks
knitting

Diamond socks

The knitting bug got me again lately. I went for a trip to my grandma's weeks ago and started a pair of socks with a simple pattern in stranded knitting...

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June 16, 2015
stitching generations
embroidery

stitching generations

decke1 When my great-grandfather passed away last year I received some embroidered tablecloths my great-grandmother made. Some are worn out and mended, some...

1
May 13, 2015
feeling good
embroidery

feeling good

apfelkuchen Yesterday I found a cooking/baking blog with the most delicious food ever. The photos are just perfect and so clever. Seriously, I...

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May 8, 2015
The Otomi bird
embroidery

The Otomi bird

otomimeise8To practice my newly found embroidery technique used by the Otomi people to create their colorful surface patterns, I started

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April 27, 2015
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