FO – Sweetness and Light Shawl MKAL

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Infected by the MKAL-virus I’ve finished my second mystery knitalong. It’s a crescent-shaped shawl. I’ve bought the according kit with a gradient yarn and the matching beads at Earthfaire. There … Read More

November roundup

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It’s already end of November. Gosh, time flies… It has been a quiet place here this month. Actually November is usually an exciting month for me: it’s my birthday month … Read More

How to choose the right MKAL

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As you maybe already know, I recently finished my first Mystery Knitalong. A Knit ALong (KAL) is where a bunch of people knit the same project during a specific time … Read More

FO – ‘Gamekeeper at the pond’ socks

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At the Zauberwiese-meeting I had a serious conversation with the husband of the indie dyer. We talked about colours. As far as she likes colourful stuff her husband is the … Read More

Moscow – to visit friends

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Last weekend I was in Moscow. You wonder certainly: Why Moscow? A chummy couple with their four months old baby spends the year currently in Moscow. Within his first year … Read More

FO – Fightin’ Words

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Gone are the mild temperatures. Something warming but not too wintry is needed. These fingerless mittens are ideal. The yardage is less than for a sock. So you can very … Read More

FO – Hibiscus Shawl

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In the surprise bag of Zauberwiese I’ve ordered were three skeins of different yarn qualities, all in the color theme of water worlds. One of those skeins called “Leben am … Read More

Stitching Retreat 2013 – roundup

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Through Meetup I’ve found this knitting group. Since this year I’m a member of the Stitch’n’Bitches in Zurich. They’ve welcomed me with open arms. They’re all around my age and … Read More

Color Craving MKAL – clue 4

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The last clue is released a week ago. Stephen wants another triangle in color A and you start the border with color C. There are three options for the border: … Read More

Dune du Pyla – a paragliding trip to a sandpit

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As I wanted to get better ground handling skills I’ve booked a paragliding travel with my former paragliding school Paraworld to ‘Dune du Pyla’. The dune is situated at the … Read More

Color Craving MKAL – clue 3

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In Stephen West’s third clue for the mystery KAL “Color Craving” we use only color B. It’s another triangle around two sides of the piece. It’s so much fun to … Read More

Color Craving MKAL – clue 2

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Last Friday Stephen West released the second clue of his MKAL Color Craving. As expected you use colour C. Only colour C. Way out of my colour comfort zone I … Read More

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