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The Advent calendar face

The Advent calendar face

Hooray! No need to keep the big socking mission a secret any longer! I can’t believe I managed to keep my mouth shut about this so I’m super relieved that December finally is here so my husband can open his advent calendar. It took me 4 month of continuous knitting and a few hours of wrapping (I’m not a wrapping-genius, as you probably can tell….) to make this calendar for him, most of the time he was sitting next to…

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Operation Sockdrawer – Bergfest

Operation Sockdrawer – Bergfest

Bergfest (das) [German] : A celebration for managing to get half way through your biggest task (like masters thesis, house chores or knitting for Operation Sockdrawer). When you realize that the days are already getting shorter (well, not here, not really, we still have close to 24 hours of daylight up here – but you know winter is closing in when Midsummar is over). That also means that you are left with only 5 more months to complete this year’s top…

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Rocking the socks!

Rocking the socks!

Three pairs into my 24 pairs of socks for my husband’s advent calendar already (well… only 21 pairs of size 47 to go, ha! Easy peasy… *WHAT WAS I THINKING????*) and guess what arrived today?? A box full of incredibly colourful, insane and beautiful yarns from Opal in Germany! Thank goodness my one year of yarn diet last year was such a success… Now I’m probably back to where I started. I guess I have never been more excited about…

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