It has been already last week when I put up the Chrismas tree.........I always love to use my grandmas crochet white ornaments.
Its been 18 years ago in September..... my Nana was at the hospital when I asked her for the pattern to those ornaments. A couple of weeks later, when she was back home from the hospital Nana started crocheting ornaments like crazy. I asked her for whom she is making the ornament and she answered that she dont really remember - someone has asked her while she was in the hospital about the pattern but since she dont have a pattern for them she thought she would just make them. Close to tears I told her that it was me who asked for the pattern. That was the last gift I´ve got from my Nana....... she passed away in March the following year.
pic taken while daylight
I´m sure the un-decorating will be alot faster......
with the help of my furry elves......... but hopefully after X-mas :D
lighten up in the evening
I dont have a tree skirt and I checked the net for a pattern I would like.... found one but I doubt that I will have it until this Christmas but defently will be done by next year!
Saturday Micha, Andrea and I went to the Christkindlesmarkt in Nürnberg. Its always fun to stroll through Nürnberg and do some shopping and at this time of year we strolled through the Christkindlesmarket.
it looks gigantic......
here we go
oh boy...... it looks like its gonna be crowded......yep it was
after we got pushed through a few ailes.... we thought it was time for a Glühwein-break :D
the whole pedestrian zone is nicly decorated
I´m sure some of you have used pens and pencils made by Faber-Castell - they are very common in Germany - well here is a part of the factory
My knitting slowed down alot especially after I found my passion in quilting a few years ago. So once in a while I knit some socks or like know I´ve started to knit a scarf..... it was a kit for 3 € even the round needle were included.
I made this lampion with my friend Nicole while I was visiting her in June. Couple weeks ago I even found a plain lamp socket (never thought it would be so hard to find one) and this weekend I´ve finished it and hung it up.
Rocco is part of our family since mid January this year and 10 month later Bizkit finally shared his chair with him - Rocco all comfy and Bizkit still sceptical about it. Can you believe that they havent laid this close before?!?!
Bizkit is not very social to other cats when it comes to his sleeping habits and places. Normally its enough when he gets slightly touched by the other cats hair to enrage him.
Saturday evening we went to an small X-mas fair - with some booths with selfmade goodies...... well even a quilter was there. We were strolling with some cups of Glühwein through the fair when this little dude caught my eye
After a whole week hunting down my mail man - he finally delivered the squishy envelope I was expecting - hooray!
I was participating the X-Mas tree swap at QLR and yesterday I have received the envelope with the swapped blocks - have a look
for each block was a extra strip of fabric added
Aint those blocks super pretty??? Thanks to Tracy for organizing this swap and to all the participants for making such great blocks. All I need is some extra time to turn the blocks into ...... well at least a top in the near future.