everydaily life · living the American way ^^

Aus dem Land der Höflichkeit…

…gibt es viel zu berichten. Denn der Amerikaner (oder soweit ich bisher feststelle, der Ohio-aner) ist ja grundsätzlich und in erster Linie höflich. Oberste Maxime: Be polite! Es handelt sich hierbei jedoch nicht um die, sagen wir mal, zurückhaltende, bescheidene, zuweilen etwas scheue Höflichkeit gegenüber völlig unbekannten Menschen, wie ich sie aus meiner Heimat kenne.… Continue reading Aus dem Land der Höflichkeit…

crochet · everydaily life · needeling · stuff I finished - yay! (Dinge die ich fertiggestellt habe!)

Pineapple love

Today, I truly  fell in love with the pineapple motif <3. It’s one of the classics of crochet, and for a long time, I’ve been wanting to try it. Now I did! It’s a wonderfully repetitive, logical pattern that really shows your progress well as you go on. This was not the last pineapple shawl… Continue reading Pineapple love

crochet · crochet patterns · needeling

Cat in the hat pencil toppers – free crochet pattern

‘Cat in the hat’ pencil toppers, easy and quick to make! Dr. Seuss’ Birthday is coming up on March 2nd! I really enjoy his books, and so do my children. We just moved to the United States last year and are still adapting to all the things people do here…so my children brought all those… Continue reading Cat in the hat pencil toppers – free crochet pattern

crochet · everydaily life · needeling

What if… (random crochet thoughts)

…one – two – three — one – two – three — one – two – three — one – two – three… This is my  (I admit, fairly simple) mantra when I’m working single crochet stitches. Sometimes it’s easy to get into ‘the zone’, which to me means…no thinking, no wondering, no considering…no nothing… Continue reading What if… (random crochet thoughts)