Bliss and Blisters

Last week I asked for your advice regarding my grey Miette cardigan  from Andi Satterlund (1). And you lovingly helped me with your button- and sleeve-wisdom. So, I wanted to let you know, I (mostly) followed your hints. Today I present you my finished Miette cardigan. I started with the neckline update: I worked two […]

Last Monday on steemit I promised you a pattern, the pattern of a top-down crocheted baby jacket. And guess what, I do not find my notes anymore (that’s a lie: I found my notes, but they are horrendous incomplete and as if this wasn’t embarrassing enough, I cannot find my photos of the finished jacket. […]

How to sew a half circle skirt out of panels
16. May 2018

This time you will not laugh at me – no humour in this post –  only success 😀 I will show you an easy method to sew a panel skirt. If you want to skip my fantastic story why I made this skirt and only want to read the tutorial, jump to the headline “the […]

Knitting to get well
16. April 2018

How knitting and crochet helps to cope with migraine and depression Warning: four paragraphs of whining and self-pity are following. If you want to read about the health benefits of knitting jump down to the part “Solution” As you perhaps suspected already after reading the title – this will not be a funny post. I […]

My crafting walk of shame
26. March 2018

Today I will not spoil you with beautiful photos of finished sweaters or humorous explanations of knitting stitches – no today is my day of shame: I am the queen of unfinished objects (and maybe I watched to much GOT) Not only do I really dislike knitting or crochet for other people, I also do […]

Ich habe mich nicht getraut das Wort helfen zu benutzen, denn ganz ehrlich, zumindest bei mir hilft eigentlich nichts. Triptane bleiben wirkungslos, Prophylaxe greift nicht und normale Schmerzmittel helfen nur so viel, dass ich mir den Kopf nicht direkt abschneide. Die Migräne bleibt und dass seit vielen Jahren. Da sie im letzten Jahr jedoch so […]

How to dye wool – the cheapest version
31. July 2017

I am scared silly to make mistakes (beware, I make them nevertheless). Right now, it would be a big mistake to waste money. On the other hand, although I have this streak of perfectionism, I am curious and like to experiment. And for weeks I want to work with this beautiful and crazy expensive hand […]

Watercolour painting as meditation
23. July 2017

Painting with watercolour is like a meditation for me. I can experience the variety of colours, from subtle to bold from opaque to transparent easily by mixing the colours with more or less water. It’s an immediate feedback. But because there is more than me and my brush – namely the water, I think watercolour […]