A Private Party on the Couch

Two more hours. Then 2015 will be history.

The original plan for tonight was me getting up in the morning baking muffins with buttermilk and berries, and Philipp checking our raclette-set. At about half past four, we would have gotten into the car to celebrate New Year’s Eve with friends of ours.

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The Calm after the Storm

Merry Belated Christmas everyone! 😀

I hope you had a wonderful couple of days with friends and family (or alone, which can be a blessing as well), you got a bit of peace, good food and lovely presents!

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Today was a very quiet day after three days of constant family company. On the 24th, Philipp went to see his father, brother and gran, while my parents picked me up at half past two to get to my sister’s, who had announced she wanted to do this year’s Christmas. It was Continue reading

Aaaand …. done!

Yay!

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I’m done! At about a quarter past 11pm, the socks were done and thus, I have finished all of my Christmas knitting for 2015! Yay! More info (and better photos) will follow after Christmas, when he will be allowed to wear and model the socks. 😉 Continue reading

On the Problems of Stealth Knitting

In my humble opinion, stealth knitting is one of the coolest things you can do. Especially when you are living with the lucky recipient. Nothing is sweeter like the stunned look on a beloved face when they eye their gift and stutter: “But … how did you do this? When did you knit on it?” Ah, sweet triumph!

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Stealth knitting has also one big disadvantage, though. Continue reading