Weekend Update: The Worst. Thing. Ever!

What is the worst thing ever, you ask? Obviously, it’s when I discovered that I had run out of yarn for my sweater! I went to the Wolle Rödel in Ulm at once, but they didn’t have the right colourway there. Two days later, I asked at their branch in Heidelberg, but they didn’t have it either…

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How do I get out of my knitting funk?

I mean, yes, I’ve knitted two hats lately. They were already an attempt to get out of the knitting funk, however! You see, after my poll a couple of weeks ago I decided to knit the Storm cardigan by Kim Hargreaves. I bought the Polar yarn I mentioned in said post, although I purchased it…

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Neutrals for my Sock Yarn Blanket

It’s been a while since I updated on the progress of my sock yarn blanket! This is a project I started way in 2012 and have been adding to faithfully everytime I had some leftovers from knitting a pair of socks. It’s a great way to tackle that leftover stash! (Has yours assumed vast proportions…

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Pocahontas Cosplay – Sewing Part I

As we have seen last time, I had bought gorgeous, buttery soft fabric, so now I was ready to cut into it. When I first mentioned the cosplay idea on here, Meike of Schnitterling suggested to use the Cambie pattern as a template for the Pocahontas dress. This really was a great idea! I had bought…

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Pocahontas Cosplay: The Search for Fabric

I gotta be honest here, I do not like spending time at the local fabric store. Let me explain: It’s not because I don’t enjoy browsing for fabric. I could’ve spent hours in Eurokangas for example. I just don’t like spending time at this particular fabric store, because it’s warm and stuffy there, and I…

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At least we can paint with the colours of the wind

My friend Neko is coming to visit me in May so that we can go to a local anime convention together. We’ve been going swimming once a week over the semester break and got to talking that we should do some kind of partner cosplay. It was kind of obvious that it’d have to be a…

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WIP Wednesday: Not That Much Progress

I’m afraid I haven’t made much progress on my To Wear With A Summer Suit jumper after blogging about it last week. Problem is, I didn’t get gauge even though I’m knitting this on smaller needles; this wasn’t such a big deal for the back piece, I just had to shorten the row count of…

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WIP Wednesday

Soo remember my last WIP Wednesday? I never finished anything mentioned there except for the owls sweater. 😛 This time, I’m going to be more conservative and just post a picture of the project I’m currently working on every day. It’s from A Stitch in Time Vol. 1 (of course it is), the pattern’s called…

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