Design Process: Inspiration

Where do I find inspiration to design knitwear?

It may depend on personal preferences, some may find it easy to decide on a design just from their “inside” world, from what’s going on in their mind. Some need more Inspiration from the “outside” world.

There is no right or wrong, there is no better way, there is just YOUR way of doing it. So don’t think less of you, just because one specific way isn’t working for you. Try another, try different ways, until you find that path that is yours! You will find it. If you want to design your own knitwear – believe in yourself. If you can’t, I will do it for you: I believe in you and will help you to get there.

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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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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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About new ideas and acid-dyed yarn

Hi there, this is me, Sarah!

When a new idea evolves in my head, I’m all like:”go go go let’s do it!” The sooner the better. Cause if I think about it too much or it takes too much time from idea to doing, I might loose interest and never do it at all. Read More