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Christmas songs on the recorder

Happy New Year :: A look back on 2015 ::

The Christmas holidays are behind us with all their excitement and activity and the New Year lies just ahead. This past year for me has been full of rediscovered love for my knitting and crafts hobbies. I had planned to revive this blog, to professionalize the look and feel and to add some patterns and Read More

Snow Stars hat kids, red

Free pattern :: Snow Stars Hat ::

  Warm, sunny fall weather has made way to the inevitable wet, cold and slightly dreary days. Time to prepare for winter with these quick, cute heads. Originally this project was only meant to try out this new, ecological yarn I’d found through Facebook – Schurwolle by FaireWolle.de. It’s a sturdy worsted spun wool from Read More

Strickjacke

Auf den Nadeln :: Oktober ::

Im Blog von Frau Maschenfein habe ich diese lustige Aktion „Auf den Maschen im Oktober“ entdeckt. Sie bietet Ihren Lesern jeden Monat die Gelegenheit, aktuelle Projekte des Monats zu verlinken. Total nette Idee. Gelegenheit für mich, auch mal zu schauen, was da im Moment so alles auf meinen Nadeln auf Vollendung wartet. An erster Stelle Read More

Baby sweater in stranded color work, yarn: Malabrigo Sock

Review :: Malabrigo Sock ::

Gerade las ich drüben bei Lanade im Blog eine Rezension zum Sockengarn von Malabrigo, Malabrigo Sock. Da fiel mir ein, dass ich vor nicht allzu langer Zeit auch ein Projekt aus eben diesem Garn gestrickt hatte – einen kleinen Fair Isle Pullover für Mr. T. Aber gezeigt habe ich das süße Teil im Blog nie. Read More

The last of the quiet

Last day before school starts again tomorrow morning. School stuff for my soon to be 3rd grader all prepared. Enjoying a few more quite minutes with #knitting the #qwisthat. @mairlynd @theuncommonthread #knitstagram A post shared by SoozaKnits (@soozaknits) on Aug 30, 2015 at 6:52am PDT Six weeks of school holidays have gone by insanely fast. Read More

The beach in the early morning.

Summer (vacation) has come and gone

Today is already the last day of my 3 weeks summer vacation. Tomorrow little Mr. T’s daycare will open its doors again and Ms. Nike is already attending summer project at her school. How can three weeks be gone so quickly? It feels like we didn’t do anything but at the same time we got Read More

Happy New Year

As always the end of a years seems to come way quicker than you think. For us the weeks leading up to Christmas were filled with appointments, to do lists, short dark evenings and before you can even blink it’s a new year. Especially with kids the end of the year is not a particular Read More

Micro Cobblestone

Jared Flood’s Cobblestone Sweater had instantly caught my eye when it first appeared in Interweave Knits magazine’s Fall 2007 issue. It is such a clean design but still offers some interest. And of course I’m a sucker for tweedy yarns, so I fell right for this one 😉 But unfortunately I neither found the yarn Read More

Garter Stitch Goodness

I am with Jared Flood aka Brooklyntweed in my endless fascination with the squishyness and and geometry of the garter stitch. And especially for children’s patterns I can hardly resist a cute garter stitch garment. When Berenike was small I made her a Tomten jacket from Elizabeth Zimmermann’s Genius pattern. It was a much loved Read More

Berenice for Berenike

Vacation time is long past, school holidays are over tomorrow and the regularly scheduled life is about to begin anew. I can honestly say that I am quite happy for school to start again after the customary 6 weeks hiatus. While „vacation“ always sounds so nice in the beginning it does certainly come with its Read More

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