Tag: nature

FO :: Haapsalu Lace Shawl – Hearts in Estonia ::

Spring has really arrived in our neck in the woods and I am mighty glad for it. It’s so lovely to see all those trees in full bloom and the hyacinths, tulips, daffodils and not to forget those pesky dandelions, which are a pain in the neck. Our little vegetable patch seems to do nicely, Read More

Spring’s enlivening, lovely look

Outside of the Gate From the ice they are freed, the stream and brook, By the Spring’s enlivening, lovely look; The valley’s green with joys of hope; The Winter old and weak ascends back to the rugged mountain slope. From there, as he flees, he downward sends an impotent shower of icy hail Streaking over Read More

The Art of Letting Go or How to Master Russian Lace Spindles

Spring is slowly making an appearance in our neck of the woods. Very slowly indeed. After a few days of sunny weather and 8°C we’re back in the below zero region but thankfully no more snow on the ground. Still a bit of snow in the air and the occasional sleet shower though. Somehow winter Read More

Photo Impressions :: Havellandrallye 2009

The little hat was inspired by the Binary scarf that had been featured in Kitty.com, issue Winter 2006. It’s knitted from 4-ply sock yarn and the binary code actually contains a message. I used the converter provided here to convert ASCII text into ones and zeros. It’s a really fun knit. Currently working on another Read More

Eye Candy Friday :: Beautiful Autumn ::

That’s what the world in my little corner of the world looked like this morning. Pics were taken on the way back from play school in the little park/playground right behind our street. Read More

Journey :: Back from France ::

Letzte Woche sind wir von unserer knapp 14-tägigen Urlaubsreise wieder in heimischen Gefilden eintrudelt. Wir haben eine Woche in Strasbourg und noch vier Tage in Mulhouse verbracht. Von dort aus haben wir mit dem Auto das Elsass und angrenzende Departements bereist. Wir hatten eine tolle Zeit, ganz besonders nachdem wir uns wieder an die merkwürdigen Read More

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