A Christmas Present: Pancake Crochet Pattern, a Christmas Card, a Christmas Market and SNOW!

I already titled last blog’s post “winter is here”, so unfortunately I can’t do that again, although it really is here now, with snow and amber weather warnings: And with winter comes the time for Christmas, and Christmas markets, and of course Christmas presents. For one of my nephews (there are three by now, the […]

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Grounded

Mostly for medical reasons (but also because the kids now are on summer holidays) I have been grounded in the house, and couldn’t fly to any heights in my studio. So mostly, I have been writing (in preparation for the next school term in which I am going to teach German to bilingual 7 and […]

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Scoll Making, Printing, Crochet

A month ago I sent the first copy of 346 to London to the Society of Bookbinders’ Competition. Since then I have not been idle. I am making this an edition of 10. The first two copies come with the model and are printed on handmade Dosabiki Masa Shi paper. Copies 2-10 are printed on […]

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Crochet Book

I briefly mentioned crochet and in that context a book. Well, I finished that book by now, and I thought I’d share some pics and thoughts on it with you. First some photos of the finished book: I am neither completely happy nor unhappy with this book, or rather with this experiment. I tried a […]

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Back at Work – Yay! – For a day

Some of you might remember that this year in April, while I was preparing to move my studio, I came across crochet hooks and spontaneously tried a little crochet. And somehow I didn’t stop then. I bought a book about crochet and made a lot of face cloths, amigurumi elephants and other small things. In […]

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