Project intimidation

Do you know the feeling when you really really want to make something but always feel like you will never reach your goal: the completion of it?

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Design Process: from inspiration to idea

As you know the three of us work very differently when it comes to our own designs. Today I want to show you how I start with something new (and as I am the one with the many many WIPs, starting is the easiest thing for me).

I actually don’t think that I am a creative person. I cannot really draw or decorate and my pictures are generally rather OK than inspiring. So why should you be interested in what I have to say on the matter?

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WIP madness

In my mind having tons of WIPs – works in progress – is a sign of a creative mind. At least that is what I am telling myself.

Today I spent an hour frogging some of the WIPs I have been dragging around for years, finally giving up on them. I found things I haven’t seen in a year (last January I shifted through my WIPs for the last time). And I can honestly tell you: I have no idea if I even finished one of the WIPs I had lying around last January. My plan for this year: doing better.

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Starflake MKAL Westknits 2019

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„Finally the right timing!“ was my exact thought when I looked at the picture of the 10th MKAL hosted by Westknits. I have been wanting to take part in some kind of KAL/CAL for a while now but either I had enough WIPs on the needles or the project wasn’t quite to my liking.

But this was just perfect because

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Mood Scarf Crochet Along

Hello and welcome to our first CAL!

What we are doing here is a scarf which shows the moods you had in one month. I already made mine and it is showing the moods of August. I did not work on it every day but wrote down everything for one month and started crocheting afterwards. You can either do it that way or crochet very evening (or every time you actually have time for it, I know we are all busy!)

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