Knitting and Crochet Blog Week – Day 7

Knitting and Crochet time / Zeit zu Stricken While this post gets published I’m enjoying some of my favorite knitting times and surroundings: I sit in a train and watch the landscape flying by. It’s really wonderful and peaceful. Usually I have my iPod with me and listen to music or even more often to cast on. Brendy Dayne’s soothing voice is relaxing on it’s …

Knitting and Crochet Blog Week – Day 6

Something to aspire to./Anstreben So after a lot of looking back this week, now is the time for looking into the future. Where will my skills be next year? As the old juggling proverb goes – you get good with what you practise. So I hope my designing skills will improve. Especially writing a pattern in an understandable way is still difficult for me. So …

Knitting and Crochet Blog Week – Day 5

And now for something completely different! / Und jetzt zu etwas völlig Anderem! In the spirit of Monty Python I bring to you a clip, that made me laugh. Be careful – it might be offensive. 😉 Und für alle deutschsprachigen gibt es auch etwas zu Lachen: Radio eins schenkt uns Horst Evers als Podcast! Viel Spaß und einen schönen 1. April noch! 2KCBWDAY5

Knitting and Crochet Week – Day 3

Tidy mind, tidy stitches. So, how do I organize my stash? So to begin with, I don’t really have a knitting stash… I have leftovers from old projects. And to be frank, there is no organising that is worth mentioning. I put them in a big box and hope to be able to unearth the right ball in case there is a project I might …

Knitting and Crochet Blog Week – Day 2

Skill +1UP This time we all talk about one important skill in knitting or crochet, we learned last year. The knitting skill I learned that proved to be the most useful to me is a certain way to manipulate knit garments to fit me better. Namely: how to make horizontal short row darts. They are just wonderful. To be frank, it’s been one of that …

Welcome to 2nd annual Knitting and Crochet Blog Week!

As announced in the sidebar, I’m partaking in yet another blogging event. This time it’s only one week long and concentrates on the fiber related themes (that sometimes do get forgotten a bit in favor of the sewing).Wie schon in der Seitenleiste seit einiger Zeit angekündigt, nehme ich diese Woche an einem weiteren Blog-Event teil, dieses Mal ist es eher etwas strick- und häkellastig. Heute …