Life changes, but a beloved knitted piece remains
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Life changes, but a beloved knitted piece remains

About a very special blanket, big knitting love and a reunion after seven years

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Interview with Designer Connie Peng
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Interview with Designer Connie Peng

How does an artist become a knitwear designer? Why does she design and knit lace scarves even though she doesn't wear them? And what ideas did she implement in the loop scarf Toco? I had these and other exciting questions for the designer Connie Peng.

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Goodbye stains!
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Goodbye stains!

Children spill - even on the softest woolen sweaters. This can easily panic parents with a knitting soft spot. But my recipe for removing stains is quite simple.

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Degendering Fashion - or: On the Freedom of Knitting
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Degendering Fashion - or: On the Freedom of Knitting

A tractor jumper in "girly" colours? No way! But what you can't buy, I can make myself. So I knitted a special birthday present and reflected on the wonderful freedom of knitting.

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Beautiful ideas for gauge swatches
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Beautiful ideas for gauge swatches

I usually label my gauge swatches and keep them for future knitting projects. But if I'm not looking, they tend to end up in the children's room because they fit so wonderfully into every game. And we grown-ups can also get very creative with them.

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Knitting for the soul
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Knitting for the soul

About a rediscovered book, a notice to vacate, and a man's sweater – and what it all has to do with therapeutic knitting.

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Knitting for men - or: Sweaters are for everyone
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Knitting for men - or: Sweaters are for everyone

After years, I finally knitted my husband his dream jumper with my favourite merino; while my friend had to give up her too big Hamble to her husband and realised: Our sweater patterns are also suitable for men!

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World Wide Knit in Public Day - our day!
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World Wide Knit in Public Day - our day!

June 11th is WWKIP Day. All over the world, people gather to knit together in public to celebrate their passion. So I set off with my knitting ...

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Baby knitwear with GOTS - the gold standard
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Baby knitwear with GOTS - the gold standard

Hand-knitted baby clothes are a great gift idea for a newborn - especially if the yarn used is absolutely safe for the little ones. Like our GOTS-certified merino wool, which I used to knit something cute for my nephew.

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About big and small knitting journeys
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About big and small knitting journeys

I always feel better with something to knit in my luggage - no matter where I'm going. Whether far away or right on my doorstep - a knitting trip is simply good for me. For you too? Then come with me!

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Nine Grams of Happiness - Ideas for Wool Leftovers
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Nine Grams of Happiness - Ideas for Wool Leftovers

My wool leftovers are seemingly endless - and so are my ideas for them: Larger remnants are often enough for favourite accessories or a baby gift. And sometimes, I only need a few grams or single threads to bring joy.

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Knitting? You can do that, too!
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Knitting? You can do that, too!

"Did you knit that yourself? I wish I could do that, too", I sometimes hear. And I think: Just try it! Because if you want to knit, you should definitely learn it. Here are a few tips from me for a good start.

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My Tatto shawl - I’ve taken the liberty!
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My Tatto shawl - I’ve taken the liberty!

I love following knitting patterns. This way, I can create great garments - even without special design skills. Still, I like the freedom of occasionally varying them and making something completely individual. Like, for example, my Tatto shawl.

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Mending is love
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Mending is love

Life leaves traces on our clothes. A pulled thread, a hole, a frayed cuff... Luckily, there are many ways to mend our favourite pieces. Let's go: With lots of creativity to a more sustainable wardrobe!

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Knitting for all occasions - the right knit for every situation
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Knitting for all occasions - the right knit for every situation

You can knit almost always and everywhere - provided you have the right thing on your needles. Something small for on the go, something quick for in between, something more demanding for calm hours. Learn more about the differences between individual knitting projects and always find the right one for you.

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24 little knitting joys - a very special Advent calendar
24 little knitting joys - a very special Advent calendar

With my hand-knitted advent calendars, I had at least as much fun as my children will have when plundering them! Because the 24 colourful, patterned mini gloves are quite something - they delight not only the recipients but also ourselves: true Advent magic!

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