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EYF2018 stash enhancement

I attended the Edinburgh Yarn Festival on Saturday, left the baby at home with her Dad and had a great time in the marketplace. I’d made a list of projects I was interested in (mostly sweaters) but didn’t have specific yarns I was after. 261 more words

Knitting And Crochet

FO: Estuary Shawl

Pattern: Estuary Shawl from Handmade in the UK by TinCanKnits

Yarn: Wollmeise Pure in Poem (139g/488m)

Needles: 4mm

Modifications: Added extra repeats of the straight section to use up as much yarn as possible.

Ravelry page: here

Knitting And Crochet

Leipzig Wollefest

Now that I live in Leipzig, I finally have made it to the annual Leipzig Wollefest! I was pretty surprised how big and beautiful this festival is. 390 more words


Reality Check.

I was merrily knitting along.  Just minding my own business.  Not complaining about how ridiculous even the most basic intarsia can become.  I was noticing the similarity of my work to this thing from the new Star Wars trailer. 529 more words


. . . hallerbos . . .

I was reknitting  the neckband on a beautiful sunny spring day in the garden. There were lots of bluebells under the three large trees and they were in full flower. 301 more words


The Daisy Shawl

Actually, I never wanted to knit this. I accidentally started it when Rebekka asked me to find a way to increase invisibly in daisy stitch. I just took a ball of yarn I could not think of a project for and started knitting. 200 more words


. . . greenhouse knits #2 . . .

Here is # 2: a pair of socks in the most wonderful green* I know.

 * It is Wollmeise, of course … who else … Twin, colorway Grünfink. 125 more words