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GAL work in progress

GAL work in progress

Phew. So many interviews, so many new ideas and my queue has definitely tripled since before the Indie Design Gift Along started. You have been reading about only 13 of the 300 plus designers participating in the GAL and I hope you have found one or two new favourites. I know I certainly did! And I’m glad to see that some of you managed to win a new favourite pattern during the giveaways. See, it’s definitely worth signing up for…

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Knitting international #3 – Victoria Groger, Israel

Knitting international #3 – Victoria Groger, Israel

I’m nuts about colourful designs, you all know that. So of course Victoria’s pretty designs caught my eye immediately. Also because of the lovely photography of her patterns. So I asked Victoria a few questions about her designs and inspiration and which designers she loves. Victoria Groger (aka Auriga on Ravelry) from Israel Viktoria will give away two patterns to readers of this blog (see questions below!)  2 winners will get one free pattern of their choice as a gift….

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Knitting international #1 – Jo Torr, UK

Knitting international #1 – Jo Torr, UK

Welcome to the 2017 Indie Design Gift-A-Long! This year we have 311 designers from 31 countries and 6 continents! More than 5300 patterns discounted during the sale period from November 21-28, 18,150+ patterns eligible for participation in the KAL/CAL threads and around 2000 digital prizes in the KAL/CAL Threads!! (There are physical prizes, too!! Yarns, stitch markers, ebooks, project bags… Come and check em out!) When scrolling through the rather extensive list of designers participating in the Indie Design GAL this…

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In the toy mood

In the toy mood

As the market and Christmas season is around the corner, I was planning to stock up on toys. And these little fellas have been on my mind for a long time now, as I haven’t knit any of them in ages. Shame on me. I finally found some time to knit up some small owls from my Owl My Gosh knitting pattern for four different owls. It always happens to me that I can’t decide on which colours to combine,…

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Amigurumi knit and crochet-along

Amigurumi knit and crochet-along

Last summer a group was founded on Ravelry to celebrate the love for Amigurumi toys, crochet and knitted. It was great fun and a huge success, so this year we are doing it right again! 21 toy designers (me included!) are offering their patterns for 25% discount from the 27th of June to 3rd of July and the whole ami-along runs to the end of August, when all amigurumis are shown in the finished-objects-threads for the vote and the prize…

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