Indie Design Gift-A-Long 2015

Hi there! Even though I had very little time during the last year for my knitting patterns, I am proud that I managed to sign in for this year’s Indie Design Gift-A-Long! For all who don’t yet know what it is: The Indie Design Gift-A-Long on ravelry is a 6 week long KAL/CAL of holiday gifts made from patterns designed by a rather extensive list …

Wrist warmers in summer

black wrist warmers

Today I have a little WiP Post for you again. At the moment I’m knitting some wrist warmers in Novena, a really warm and soft wool/alpaca/nylon blend. Luckily so far this summer has been only hot for a few days at a time and then goes back to rainy spring weather – so they are coming along rather fast despite the season. I have almost finished the …

Knitted Baby Booties

gestrickte Babyschuhe 1

Today I’m finally writing about knitting again! About tiny cute knitted baby booties to be precise. I have knitted them already twice this year as presents for friends. The knitting pattern is Oh Baby! Baby Booties by DoubleDiamondKnits, which I had laying around here for years. The same goes for the warm merino wool of the two-coloured version and the cotton of the green booties. These are remnants …

WiP Wednesday June 24 2015

Here is what I am currently working on sewing wise: It’s going to be short sleeved summer shirt. Made from the same pattern as my beloved black linen blouse(1st picture). I still hope that the weather can be pursuaded to change into summer mode… It’s been really hard to take a decent picture today. It’s a really cool and grey june so far. I chose this pattern because …

GAL 2014 Designer Interview: Sara Gresbach, FrontPorchKnitting

Sara Gresbach in Flambeau

Sara Gresbach is one of the designers participating in the Indie Design Gift-A-Long 2014. She blogs over at frontporchknitting.com. She does not only design little treasures to make life a tad more colorful and interesting, she also is a dyer and creates beautiful colourways. To have a look at the portfolio of Sara Gresbach’s designs just follow this link to ravelry. Hi, Sara. Welcome to …

GAL 2014 Designer Interview: Steven Hicks aka RodeoKnits

Bluestone Hat by Steven Hicks

Steven Hicks – also known as RodeoKnits – is one of the designers participating in the Indie Design Gift-A-Long 2014. He blogs over at rodeoknits.com. He is a very experienced knitter and designs great accessories. To have a look at the portfolio of Steven Hicks’ designs just follow this link to ravelry. Hi Steven, welcome to herrlichkeiten.net. A little known fact is that I started …

Indie-Design Gift-A-Long 2014

Hey there, it’s time again to think about gifts to knit for christmas! (I’m still knitting for a birthday, but that is another story…) To help you with your decision or to make it harder 😉 the Indie-Design Gift-A-Long is here again. It runs from today Thursday, November 13th at 8 pm (US-EST) through Wednesday December 31st at midnight (US-EST). The sale period will run …

What am I knitting now?

Any idea? Looks a bit like parts of a flower like this, doesn’t it? I just started this little project sunday night and last night I almost finished it. All that’s left to do is closing a seam and adding some ties. Any closer? It’s going to be a little baby hat! A friend of mine is having her first baby at the end of …