How to make crafting pictures?

Making knitting or other crafting pictures can be very difficult and mostly it takes a lot of time. I really wanted to make more and better pictures as well as videos and tutorials. One of my biggest obstacles were the…


Who knits in summer? What do you knit?

Guys! Help me prove someone that he is totally wrong about knitting! There are some prejudices about knitting and knitters. It’s just for women and especially older women. One other is about the “right” time  to knit. I’ve been talking…


What is shame knitting?

I’m pretty shure you know what shame knitting is! We all are doing it in our very own way. The first step towards shame knitting: It starts with buying yarn? Why is that a problem? Because you know you don’t…



To quote Pearl Jam: “Oh, I, oh, I’m still alive. Hey, I, oh, I’m still alive”. I’m a bit embarassed that I couldn’t write more blog posts and make more videos for YouTube. As we are moving, renovating and trying…

My knitted Tardis

Knitted Tardis – How to watch stuff while knitting

Hello Whovians! Bow ties are cool, but that is not the topic of this post. A knitted Tardis from Dr. Who is what I’ll be talking about. I decided to make a little Dr. Who square for my geek blanket….

The crochet chewbacca blanket. My first ever Star Wars granny square blanket!

Star Wars Wookie blanket – from Granny squares to Chewbacca

Arrrrgh Raaaw! My Wookie voice imitation sounds really bad. Have you ever heard of 8bit blankets? It’s a simple and great technique to make geeky blankets. I discovered them two years ago. So much great stuff out there! Needles to…


The dad machine – First month

How is that possible? I considered myself to be more or less a grumpy person. Like the Hulk I needed a trigger to get me grumpy. For me this was bad or to few sleep. It was no fun meeting…


Christmas stress – My last yarn haul for 2016

I really like to make knitted Christmas presents. But why is it always such a stress the days before the holidays? Knitting just takes too much time… I had to open a hat again to make it fit and now…

Knitted baby Christmas Sweater with a Santa Claus hat

Santa’s hat – a christmas sweater for a baby

This one is really in the tradition of knitted Christmas sweaters! A bit too much… On the arms I added some simple fair isle rows and a red stripe to make it a bit more christmassy. I really like the…


Newborn christmas sweater

Ho, ho, ho, it’s Christmas sweater time! Have (ugly) sweater become a tradition within the last years or were they always wearable no matter how ugly? Making such a tiny Christmas sweater is so much fun. I checked pinterest for…