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 …

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 …

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.

Surprise!

Look, what has been in the parcel I picked up yesterday: I got my Annie Pullover back and not one, but two copies of Hitch! So I’m happily giving away one of the books to one of you, my readers! To enter the draw, all you have to do is to tell me in the comments, which pattern in the book you would like to …

Indie-Designer Gift-A-Long

Die Tage werden immer kürzer, es geht stramm auf Weihnachten zu und damit wird es mal wieder Zeit sich mit dem Thema “wer bekommt was?” auseinander zu setzen. Dieses Jahr gibt es dazu Hilfestellung der besonderen Art auf ravelry. Mehr als 150 freie Designer (darunter auch ich) haben sich zum Gift-A-Long zusammengetan. Die Idee ist, viele Strickanleitungen für typische selbstgemachte Geschenke gemeinsam und mit einem …

Hitch – Blogtour

Hi there! Today it’s my turn to host the blogtour for Hitch. As I designed the Annie Pullover with Annie Hayworth, a character of “The Birds” in mind, I would like to use this opportunity to tell you, why I love this Hitchcock movie so much: – I love that Hitchcock movies with their suspense and mysterious atmosphere that are turning normal situations into something …

And the winner of Ghosts is…

Congrats to Joanne! Joanne, would you please contact me via “kontakt” in the menu within the next 5 days? So we could get the e-book to you. Otherwise Ghosts will go to Sheila. So and finally my favorite cemetary – it’s really hard to decide on just one, so I chose the one that is near where I live – the Invaliden Friedhof (the one …

Ghosts – Giveaway Reminder

Ein kurze Erinnerung, dass Ihr nur noch einen Tag Zeit habt, um bei der Verlosung für “Ghosts” mitmachen könnt. Also schnell zum Post und im Kommentar hinterlassen, welches Euer Lieblingsfriedhof ist. Just a short reminder that there is only one day left to enter the giveaway for “Ghosts”. So hop over to the original post and tell us about your favorite cemetary in the comments.

Ghosts – Blogtour

Alle, die diesen Blog schon etwas länger verfolgen, haben vielleicht gemerkt, dass ich die Woche ganz gern mit etwas Inspiration und/oder schönen Bildern beginne. Außerdem könnten man vielleicht bemerkt haben, dass ich eine Schwäche für alte Friedhöfe habe. Ich liebe einfach die ruhig contemplative Atmosphäre, die alten Grabsteine, die Geschichten, die sie manchmal unweigerlich inspirieren und das leicht verwitterte und üppig wuchernde richtig alter Friedhöfe… Heute …