Author Archives: Katrin

The ink, according to the recipe I was using, is finished – and the result is a very dark liquid with a blueish tinge, much darker than I’d expected. That might be due to my making a very small amount … Continue reading

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It’s time for a stack of links again! There’s a “rare sheep breed wool challenge” going on in the US, started by The Livestock Conservancy. It runs under the delightful name of “Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em”, and you can … Continue reading

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Well, for me it starts today – I am on my way to Oberstdorf for the Allgäuer Nadelstiche. There will be yarns, and nalbinding workshops at our booth, and there will be mountains in the background and coffee and good … Continue reading

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Like probably everybody else with an email account, I’m getting spam, and sometimes plenty of that. Which is annoying (especially since legally, I’m obliged to check my spam to make sure it really is only spam…) but sometimes, there’s a … Continue reading

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If you are a knitter, you will know that there is more or less maths involved in knitting. While it’s quite possible to avoid maths-ing to a large degree, not doing so can make things much, much easier – like … Continue reading

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I’m a little late to the party talking about things that one might do during Lent, seeing that it’s already more than a week since Ash Wednesday – but better late than never, right? Fasting times such as Lent is … Continue reading

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I’m getting asked now and then about the oil light swimmers in my shop – are they available on their own? And now… they are. With my last order of the complete sets, I was able to also get the … Continue reading

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