… is for once something I did NOT ever imagine doing. As a matter of fact, I didn’t even know that was a possible thing to do. I mean, making plarn by cutting up plastic bags, yes. But spinning them? And I have no idea how I got the idea last night, maybe it was… Continue reading Spinning plarn
…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…
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
‘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
…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)
The snow is gone! And so are my son’s front teeth! Both within a few days…woohoh! And I think that spring-like weather of the last days has sparked something inside of me…I feel like me again, motivated, inspired and I’m productive! Guess that’s a good thing. It feels very good, anyway, hehe. I’m kind of… Continue reading A taste of spring
What a special night! My folder on Laptop drive D:, called ‘crochet patterns’, that has been growing and growing over the past years…just gained a new folder. It’s name is ‘my own’. I’m so excited! Soon, very soon, I am going to publish! Heute Abend war es endlich soweit! Mein auf Laufwerk D: befindlicher Ordner… Continue reading Oh happy day!