Five Reasons I Love my Strickplaner

The Strickplaner 2020 is now on sale! I’m thrilled that we are stocking this wonderful paper planner for the third year running. This clever planner, developed by Martina Behm in collaboration with WeekView, a small German planner company, is designed to help you stay focussed on what you actually want to be getting done in any given week, month, quarter, or even year with lots of added sections that are specifically for knitters and other fibre crafters (think places to record project notes, chart patterns, and note yarn purchases)! I wrote about how much I love my planner last year, and that hasn’t changed much! Here are just five of the many reasons that I am a hardcore Strickplaner fan!

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Wood Warblers among the Ruschias and a Wag(tail)-ing Pup

The Autumn A Year of Techniques patterns were a great excuse to spruce up cold weather wardrobes with fun accessories while also learning some fab skills. Let’s have a look at some of the brilliant projects AYOT knitters whipped up!

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Introducing Martina Behm's Wood Warbler cowl

We have had the exciting phone call to say our books are on their way, so we're into the final countdown until parcels start landing on doormats around the world in September. The complete eBook will be uploaded to our shop and Ravelry on 6th September, when we will also be launching the September pattern video tutorial at Mason-Dixon Knitting. To pass the time between now and then, we're going to reveal a pattern a day this week, starting with our cover design: the Wood Warbler cowl by the wonderful Martina Behm.

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On the needles

As I mentioned last week, much of what I'm knitting at the moment needs to stay under wraps for a while longer, which doesn't make for exciting chat here on the blog. But I do have a few projects that have advanced somewhat since my last round up of projects. If you click on any of the images in this post, it will take you to my Ravelry pages, where you will find needle and yarn information and all the cool technical details you may require!

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