Tanja moved from Germany to Switzerland to be with her husband. In what seems like another life now she studied Chemistry at university. Miles and miles of stockinette or garter bore her to death most of the time. That’s why her patterns usually have lace, cables or color work and tutorials to go with them so every knitter can join the fun. When she‘s not knitting, she is playing the piano or on the computer, dreaming about moving to Scandinavia, reading, sewing, taking photos or cuddling her three cats.

All the reasons

Today, I have published my 61st and 62nd pattern. My Ravelry group just reached more than 150 members and I now have 500 Instagram followers! Could there be more reasons to celebrate? First, I have a sale on Ravelry! All my single patterns, including the newly published Candy Socks Big Sister and Candy Socks Little …

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Do you miss the feeling you had as a kid in the candy store? All the choices, the colors… Maybe the test I’ve started today can bring back the feeling! These knee-high socks knit from the cuff down offer almost as much selection as a candy store to a kid! Treat yourself to knitting cables, …

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This day is full of reasons to celebrate, so I hope it finds you happy and in a good mood, just like I am 🙂 The first reason to celebrate Today I have published not one, not two, but three new patterns! Christmas Stocking for Hans and Papa If you follow me on any social …

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When I first met my husband, he had two young cats, Lena was almost 2 and Tigi was just five months old. Her mother had abandoned her and my husband, who had just lost Lena’s sister to an illness, gladly adopted her. She was a cuddly lap cat, until one day, when my husband came …

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