From year to year it has become clearer: this is my favourite season. I’m not the person for the extremes, more a temperate one. Autumn turns down the speed, not only nature is slowing down. This is the time for cocooning mode, for sipping tea, knitting all sunday long. And as Christmas is in sight there are a lot of knitting projects to be cast on. One already finished project is this Beloved Berlin cowl, designed by Isabell Kraemer. A subtle pattern […]
The shawl designs of Melanie Berg aka Mairlynd caught my eye sometime at the beginning of the year. I hadn’t knitted for a while. Sewing just seemed to be more my needle craft: quicker, easier to adjust, more experience. Knitted socks were my entry into knitting again and I started to appreciate the advantages of this craft again, the flexibility, the relaxing pleasure to knit a few rows each evening. The patterns and yarns I discovered in this knitting community were thrilling. […]
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After one week of pausing I am back at the Beauty-is-where-you-find it challenge, already a bit late again. This week’s theme “Leichtigkeit [airiness]”. As there are already some feathers, flowers, clouds, blow bubbles – my first associations as well – I had to give it another thought… and found one of my latest shopping catch – airy, light lace fabric, waiting to be sewed up.
This is one of my latest sewing projects – a cute little pocket clutch. I had bought the pattern from Keyka Lou before I had taken my sewing machine in repair, so I had to wait a while till I finally could try it out. When I had my machine back this was the first thing I sewed up and I was content with my purchase: It is such a cool design, open for all kinds of variations ( I, […]