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
Knitting
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
Knitting
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
Knitting
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
Knitting
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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