Author Archives: Katrin

While my honeypot Vodka Lemonade is progressing nicely – I’m a bit below arm separation now, and it’s mostly plain stockinette for the moment, nice, breezy, easygoing knitting – it really is too cumbersome to take along on a train … Continue reading

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After only slight sprinklings of snow in the past months, and an altogether unseasonable warmth, we finally have some proper wintery weather here… though it’s not forecast to stay this way for long. I’ll enjoy it while it lasts, though! … Continue reading

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Here are a few things for the German readers among you – with one bonus English article, so I’ll start with that one: A woman from a medieval monastery close to Paderborn has been identified as a scribe through blue … Continue reading

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I also mentioned… sprang, right? There has been some spranging going on, both in preparation for the workshop I’ll give (where there will be a little flower made as a pattern)… …and, as a sideline collateral, some spranging on a … Continue reading

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I mentioned knitting being done in those past days, right? Well, here is the current status of the result of knitting: That is “Vodka Lemonade” by Thea Colman, a cardigan with raglan sleeves, knit from the top down. I’m using … Continue reading

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I’m back from a wonderful and much-needed time with friends and family, relaxing, chatting, cooking and eating delicious food, playing games, going for nice walks, knitting, playing with sprang, and generally doing only fun things in a very relaxed way. … Continue reading

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It’s time for a winter break – 2018 was a crazy busy year, and overall I’m really happy with all the things that happened, or that finally got into gear. The second proceedings of the Textile Forum finally got finished, … Continue reading

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