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 …

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 …

Test knit the Melting Ice Sweater!

Here I am again. I finally settled on a name for the pink sweater: Melting Ice Sweater. Very true to the inspiration – dripping icicles that are slowly melting in the winter sun – and also a good name for a winter sweater, I think (obviously). I started a thread in the Free Pattern Testing group to test knit the melting ice sweater, like I planned last …

me-made-may 2014 – the pledge

I did make it! I signed up for Zoe’s me-made-may just in time yesterday. As always it took me a while to figure out my pledge. This year I thought I’d go a bit easier on the number of worn me-mades and try not to repeat an outfit for a month instead. This will be rather interesting and might get garments into rotation that I …

Zwischenstand 26.03.2014 – Elinor Shawlette

Actually I have rather a lot of finished objects to share, but that will have to wait until Friday. So here is my current work in progress: I’m knitting the Elinor Shawlette in a pinkish colour-gradient yarn. I started it a week or two ago and my progress has been rather slow as I’m trying to work on clearifying the wording of the pattern for …

And the book goes to…

Comment nr. 2: by Sandra who would love to knit the lovely Miss Freemont Shawl by Jaala Spiro first. She is the winner of my little Hitch-Surprise Giveaway. Congratulations Sandra! I just sent out a Mail to you about the posting details. And thank you to all the others who joined in this, it has been a real pleasue to read about your choices.