Homemade is heart made

Homemade & Heartmade

Whenever friends or family invite me to their birthdays, anniversaries or just a cozy dinner, I always wonder, if they will prefer a bought present or something homemade.
Even though the receivers always express joy when opening their presents, I am so anxious up until that moment – What if the colour is wrong or the pattern or they simply do not like whatever I have made. Continue reading

Fingerless Gloves

Fingerless Gloves

To freeze or not to freeze…

Do you know those times, when it is too warm to wear a fully covered glove or mitten but too cold not to wear anything at all?
This is where the fingerless gloves come in handy… an added bonus is that you are able to use your smartphone without removing the glove first!?
I am an avid bicyclist… However often in the mornings it is still a little brisk, so I was very happy once I finished these fingerless gloves.

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Piecing the puzzle

Flower Power

Do you remember Nokia 3310??

I loved this phone and all the fun covers you could buy for it – my favourite one was in gold and had the texture of snake skin.. Needless to say I have changed style since then.
Today you can also buy great covers for mobile phones adding a little personality… and also not to mistakenly grab your friend’s phone from the table after an afternoon of coffee & chatting – we all seem to carry the same brand

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Wrapping up for winter

crochet vs. knitting

I love crocheting for the many wonderful stitches, however every once in a while I do pick up my knitting needles as it is the case with my snood.
Last winter I wanted to make a chunky snood and as crochet patterns use more yarn per gauge than knitting, I thought in order to keep it light in weight, it would be better made in a knitted pattern.

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