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!
This is an ongoing post, listing the things I’ve finished in 2016. I usually feel bad for working on SO many different pojects, oh man. But I do finish things, too. Maybe keeping the list updated will make me feel a little better about my obsessive compulsive needeling 😛 Diesen Blogpost möchte ich fortlaufend aktualisieren.… Continue reading Accomplishments of 2016
It’s still cold enough for huge icicles – here comes another picture since they have grown since last time: On the other side of the icicle window, needle obsession has taken over again. Especially since I started these socks, I can barely concentrate on anything but thinking about them, hehehe. But of course, working… Continue reading and I knit….and knit…and knit
It’s coooold in Ohio…and oh so snowy – brr! Look at those icicles, growing on the front of our house! At least they are making my son very happy 😀 After reading some inspiring sock knitter’s blogs, I decided to make a pair of socks for my man. You can always use a warm pair… Continue reading Sock knitting strategies and muscle memory – Männersocken stricken mit neuer Strategie
There are many different ways to needle lace: lace knitting, lace crocheting/Irish lace, tatting, hairpin lace…I have tried all of those, but never the mysterious sounding broomstick thingy. Since Superbowl Sunday wasn’t all that exciting, I decided to give it a try, and I was planning on making something for myself, anyway. The pattern of… Continue reading Try something new! Broomstick lace
So, da bin ich nun. Fast sechs Monate all the way über dem großen Teich, und noch immer plagt mich der Impuls, beim Einkauf der freundlichen Kassiererin meine Kreditkarte in die Hand zu drücken. Dabei muss man die hier selbst durch den Kartenleser ziehen. Nunja. Der Mensch ist ein Gewohnheitstier. Dabei hätte man doch eigentlich… Continue reading Oh, Ohio