That’s the thing with handmade items. They still have the person’s mark on them, and when you hold them, you feel less alone.

Aimee Bender


Knitting. Sewing. Blogging.

Hello! I’m Tabea Katharina, and this is my hobby blog. I love making things. I created this blog so I could share my finished projects and find like-minded people to talk about knitting, sewing or baking.


  • GAP-tastic Cowl
    GAP-tastic Cowl

    What do you do when your knitting productivity has slowed down considerably over the past couple of years? Well, I can’t really give a perfect solution, but a quick and easy project like the GAP-tastic Cowl by Jen Geigley seems to do the trick for me. Also it helps if you bribe yourself with multicolour […]

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  • Christmas Gifts
    Christmas Gifts

    … which I’ll hopefully have ready in time! When I was a young and energetic woman, I used to knit so many of my Christmas gifts, but at 33 going on 80 I’ll knit only for a very select sample of people. Two, to be precise. This isn’t necessarily because my handmade knitwear is that […]

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  • Favourite Podcasts I Listen to While Crafting
    Favourite Podcasts I Listen to While Crafting

    While I’m also watching some good old-fashioned Netflix when I’m knitting or sewing something, I’ve really become to appreciate podcasts over the past years. In general – but also when I’m crafting! It’s a definite plus that I only have to listen to them. That means my visual focus is completely on my knitting or […]

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  • The art of being alone
    The art of being alone

    I had the fabric for this top cut out and ready to go for quite a while, but only came around to sewing it on a day this August when I was completely, blissfully alone. I know I sound like an asshole to some people when I say that I like being alone so let […]

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  • September Works in Progress
    September Works in Progress

    Ruby by Joan McGowan-Michaels This cardigan pattern has been in my queue ever since I joined Ravelry over ten years ago. I always dreamed about knitting it once I was skilled enough. Ever since I finally downloaded it though, I’ve been struggling with it. I just have a hard time reading it, I seem to […]

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  • August Review
    August Review

    August 2022 saw my return to this blog, after my efforts in this area had been sporadic to say the least for months. I did some knitting, I did some sewing, and then I documented the results for all the internet to see! Why yes, I’m patting myself on the shoulder here. More importantly, it’s […]

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