Things You Don't Know About Me, Upcoming Plans And A Winner

22 10 2014

... or you probably don't know about me.

Because I still don't have a proper 'About' page!

I don't know...just hope, I will surprise myself at some point and just get it done.

While I am still busy as a bee working in my jewelry/wool studio, you can - if you like - read a bit more about me over at other places:

&Magazine interviewed and featured me in their Blogscreen series (in german) and at the Roest Haakt Blog I share my favorite five yarns to work with (in english).

Super chunky hat

Upcoming DIY Plans:

I finally finally want to share tips on how to make a mega thick blanket like this one I knitted back in January and February.

Plus I developed an easy way to felt larger amounts of felt-ropes. Very excited about that and I am planing to write down the process in an e-book.

And now to my recent Give Away:

First let me say that I am totally blown away by your support! I would have never ever thought I will make it to the top of the newcomer finalists for the upcoming Designachten show in my neighbor city since two other finalists had a head start of me and at first it seemed pretty hopeless that I would be able to catch up.

But thanks to YOU I did and that's so awesome. One reader wrote to me that she forced all her work colleagues to vote for me :-)

Out of the 44 (1 was via e-mail) comment entries random.org picked no.1(!) as the winner of a knitted hat. Congratulations!!!

And again thanks so much to everybody who voted for me! 

Happy Day,

Anette 


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Yoga Yay!

14 10 2014

Sometimes it's really puzzling how thoughts can influence reality, right?

Not that I practice it consciously - I tried a bit though, when "The Secret" became a hit - but eventually gave up due to too little determination.

In the past weeks I thought quite often about my yoga mat and where it could possibly be hidden in one of the 100 boxes we haven't unpacked after our move and which are stored in the cellar.

Because I am longing to start yoga again to balance out the time spent sitting and working at my studio desk.

Well... great timing - exactly then I received an e-mail from asanayoga.de with the offer to test some of their yoga products.

I really like the calming vibe of their website and the sustainable, eco-friendly products they offer, so I happily said yes.

I chose the ECO Yoga mat  in a beautiful grey - organically produced in Germany (and on sale right now!) - and a special Energy water bottle.

asana yoga

The glas bottle has an informed tag with positive vibes from pranas, music, mantra, thoughts, prayers etc. to help restructure the water. 

Informed products are backed by 30 years of research and innovation.

The bottle has an innovative design with colored rubber bands all around for a great grip and to protect the glas.

If you knock this bottle accidentally over during yoga class - and that has happened more than one time to me - it barely makes a sound and it doesn't roll away so you don't feel like disturbing the class.

I couldn't decide on one of the bright colors the bottle comes in and ended up choosing the white one.

Ok - I am all set! Happy Yoga!

Thanks to asanayoga.de for this nice cooperation.

Happy Day,

Anette 


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Designachten 2014 - Please Vote For Me And Win A Hat

11 10 2014

(Up Date: Thanks so much for all the votes!!! So amazing! The Give Away is now closed and the winner will be announced shortly.) 

There is a Christmas designer show in my neighbor city I would love to be part of with my jewelry and my knits.

So I took the chance and applied for a space.

Out of many entries I made it to the last six.

But only two out of the six will get invited to participate in the show as newcomers.

The two labels with the most votes...

So I am asking for your help - could you please hop over to the voting and vote for me?

That would be super SUPER awesome!!!

And your chance to win a hat!

Please leave a comment here as well until 21st of October if you like to win one of my signature hand knitted Loopy Mango wool hats - your color choice.

The winner will be drawn randomly. 

lebenslustiger.com

Thanks so much and good luck to both of us :-)

Happy Day,

Anette 


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Autumn Leaves

09 10 2014

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Oh my - I knitted about 40 hats in the last days plus wool and jewelry orders, making, packing, shipping, running to the post office...

But I am not complaining at all - it's wonderful and I feel very fortune to do what I love to do!

I took last Friday off because it was a holiday in Germany and we went for a little hike and a bonfire afterwards. 

It was beautiful fall day and these are some of the pictures I took. 

Happy Day,

Anette 


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