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50 Reasons for Knitting: Black Friday!!!

Really, I meant to write my blog last Friday, but life doesn't always run in straight lines and then one thing comes after another... Deep breath and start again. At any rate, this is my first quiet and reasonably long time in which to do some writing. Ich wollte eigentlich meinen Blog schon letzten Freitag… Continue reading 50 Reasons for Knitting: Black Friday!!!

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50 Reasons for Knitting: Decelerate – 50 Gründe fürs Stricken: Entschleunigen

It's publication Friday! Today's pattern is the very rewarding Quick Knit "Fountains" which in sizes S, M and L can be achieved with a single 400g ball of Aran yarn. And today's publication also leads to my next of the 50 Reasons for Knitting: Deceleration! Es ist Herausgeber-Freitag! Die heutige Strickanleitung ist der sehr dankbare… Continue reading 50 Reasons for Knitting: Decelerate – 50 Gründe fürs Stricken: Entschleunigen

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50 Reasons: Reflecting the Season – 50 Gründe: Die Saison widerspiegeln

This week's patterns, which are freshly out now, have been a very impromptu creation, inspired by nature and the season. This last week, there has been some glorious warm autumn sunshine in between the rain and grey clouds making trees, bushes and other plants glow in their seasonal colours. Die neuen Strickanleitungen dieser Woche waren… Continue reading 50 Reasons: Reflecting the Season – 50 Gründe: Die Saison widerspiegeln

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50 Reasons: Learn Something New – 50 Gründe: Etwas Neues lernen

Last week I ended talking about the Brioche Workshop which took place at the York Makery last Saturday. I thought it was a wonderful afternoon with lovely people and achievements at the end of it. At the same time, the workshop gave me much cause of thought and this brings me to today's reason for… Continue reading 50 Reasons: Learn Something New – 50 Gründe: Etwas Neues lernen

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Two New Patterns – Zwei neue Strickmuster

  It's been a very busy week and yet, I did manage to do two little publications: Es war eine bewegte Woche und trotzdem habe ich es irgendwie geschafft, zwei weitere, kleine Anleitungen zu veröffentlichen: The Mini Christmas Decorations were really part of Fairfax House Advent Calendar KAL, but I felt generous and published the… Continue reading Two New Patterns – Zwei neue Strickmuster

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50 Reasons: De-Stress/ 50 Gründe: Entstressen

Last week I started my new blog series on "50 Reasons For Knitting" and I wrote about Knitting as a fantastic occupation when the weather is just not favourable. Well, who would have known that on the following day we experienced weather more alike high summer: sunny, hot (not just warm) with 25C temperatures and… Continue reading 50 Reasons: De-Stress/ 50 Gründe: Entstressen

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50 Reasons for Knitting – 50 Gründe zum Stricken

It was this summer when I went to a lunchtime organ recital. My husband is an organist, so I naturally get dragged along, but overall I do enjoy it myself. Most organ recitals, especially the lunchtime ones in the city of York are free to go in with a retiring collection afterwards to give the… Continue reading 50 Reasons for Knitting – 50 Gründe zum Stricken