Bliss and Blisters

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. […]

Knitting a breast enlargement ;-)
30. April 2018

Knitting a top-down sweater – again. I could’t resist to cast on… I tried and tried: like putting the new yarn away and forbidding myself to research ravelry – but to no avail. Although I have some project resting in the already mentioned box, I casted on for a new sweater. To be honest I […]

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 […]

The lights are flickering, thunder rolls and the faint smell of sulphur flows through the air. A young and unearthly beautiful red-haired woman leans over a dissecting table. Sweat pearls down her milk-coloured soft skin and creases of concentration appear between her brows. Her slender hands are holding a vicious looking hook which digs deep […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to develope a cardigan: crochet is art!
19. July 2017

In the last months I developed the pattern, figured out the math for the different sizes, wrote the instruction and made the photos and I thought, maybe it is nice for you to get a little insight in the designing process. Like creating a painting, it all starts with an idea, with an image in […]

Squeasy Sweater
11. May 2017

Square + Easy = Squeasy (lacht schon jemand?) Jaja, ich weiß, ein englischer Titel und dann noch ein Wortspiel, das ist nicht gerade super clever. Aber ganz ehrlich: das ist das Oberteil auch nicht. Eigentlich ist es so einfach zu machen, dass ich mich nicht nur für den Titel schämen sollte, sondern auch es aufzuschreiben. […]