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addicted to UseWhatYouHaveKAL2019

addicted to UseWhatYouHaveKAL2019

Only a little more than one week into the new year I am already stoked to see so many finshed objects for the UWYH-KAL popping up in the FO thread and on Instagram! I can’t believe how fast you all are and it’s wonderful to get knitting together with you all from stash with patterns that we always wanted to make. It took me a while to finish my first FO for this KAL, because I had to finsh a…

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Use What You Have KAL 2019 – ready – steady – cast on!

Use What You Have KAL 2019 – ready – steady – cast on!

Happy new year to you all and: CAST ON! It’s finally time to grab those pretty yarns you had in your stash until now and mix and match them with the patterns you have in your trunk/library/book shelf/Ravelry queue for ages, because we’ll Use What We Have and marvel at the wonders we had forgotten about already. This will be a fun event for all of 2019, with cool giveaways and new and old friends. Discover old but new designs…

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One more year of destashing and ready for the next challenge!

One more year of destashing and ready for the next challenge!

Wow, what a ride. This year has been a blast, knitwise and otherwise. Not even my two small monsters (aka kids) who keep me busy at most times couldn’t keep me from destashing the hell out of my drawers. I’m proud to say that even with considerable intakes (for the #24pairsofsocks challenge I set for myself and from yarn I needed for my designs and also from gifts (thanks to my mother-in-law who discovered that she can make me a…

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Heimdallr Socks and Mitts giveaway winners

Heimdallr Socks and Mitts giveaway winners

Here they come, the names of the winners for the last release party. It’s been quite a ride, with lots of lessons learned and I’m really happy withh the results and the response to my new designs. You can be sure there will be more next year!! Find the whole series here! (click for patterns on Ravelry) You can still get 15% off them all until tonight 23:59 CET! Use the code KNITEMALL on Ravelry.  Thank you all to your…

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Join the Use What You Have 2019 Challenge!

Join the Use What You Have 2019 Challenge!

The Indie Design Giftalong is almost over and I’m still way behind with my knitting. That and the fact that my stash doesn’t seem to shrink made me think that good things are not meant to stop 😛 So my New Year’s resolution is set: let’s make 2019 a happy mix and matching year! Your library is filled with lovely patterns that you always wanted to make but never found the time or yarn for, yet? Your stash is overflowing…

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The Finale: Heimdallr Socks & Mittens + giveaway

The Finale: Heimdallr Socks & Mittens + giveaway

Start the drumroll for the grand finale! It’s about time. You have seen three wonderful sets of cabled socks and mittens and maybe even learned a little about some figures from Norse Mythology: Jormungandr, the world snake. Oden, highest and wisest of Norse Gods and Frigg, his beautiful wife. Now I would like to introduce you to Heimdallr, guardian of the burning rainbow bridge called Bifrost, which links Midgard, our world, to the seat of the Gods in Asgard. Heimdallr…

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Frigg’s Socks and Mitt’s giveaway winners

Frigg’s Socks and Mitt’s giveaway winners

Thanks so much to you all for your amazing response to my new patterns and this giveaway! I enjoyed reading your comments here and on Instagram and look forward to your FOs!! The Norse Set knits are settling in well with my other patterns on Ravelry, Loveknitting and Etsy. (click for patterns) Thank you all to your participation in the giveaway to celebrate the release of the third of four sets inspired by Norse Mythology Jormungandr Socks and Mitts Oden’s Socks and Mitts Frigg’s Socks and Mitts…

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New pattern: Frigg’s mitts and socks + giveaway

New pattern: Frigg’s mitts and socks + giveaway

Autumn is upon us with full might, rainstorms and even the first snow, so it’s about time for more cozy knitting. I am very happy to present to you the third set of pattern in my Norse series. After Jormungandr and Oden now please meet Frigg, Oden’s wife and goddess of wisdom, patron of motherhood and mother of Balder, god of poetry. Her long golden hair is praised in many stories. With simple details and gently winding braids this set of…

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Oden’s Socks and Mitts Giveaway winners

Oden’s Socks and Mitts Giveaway winners

Wow. I was really not prepared for the overwhelmingly amazing response to my new patterns and this giveaway! The Oden’s Socks and Oden’s Mitts are settling in well with my other patterns on Ravlry, Loveknitting and Etsy. I enjoyed reading your comments here and on Instagram (more than 1100 comments!! You seriously rock!) and look forward to your FOs!! And if that isn’t inspiring enough for you, here are some of the finished objects on Ravelry until now: Thank you…

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New pattern: Oden’s Mitts and Socks + Giveaway

New pattern: Oden’s Mitts and Socks + Giveaway

Hooray! It’s autumn! And autumns means cold, windy and possibly even rainy days and looong evenings best spent on your favourite knitting spot (aka sofa) with a cuppa tea and loads of yarn to cuddle with. What better way to kick off this knitter’s season than with a set of new patterns? Maybe add a giveaway, too? If you have been following me for a while you will have noticed that I am working on a series of patterns inspired…

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