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Machine for spinning wool

Wendelstein wool: a trip to Litzldorf

To… where? Litzldorf is a small village in Bavaria on the foothills of the alps near Miesbach – and of course I went there because of wool, more precisely because of the “Wendelstein Schafwolle” of Schafwollspinnerei Höfer. I had been looking for a yarn for a nice and hardwearing jacket to wear out of doors for quite some time, but hadn’t been able to find a suitable traditional yarn yet …

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Traditional Bavarian jacket with hood

Traditional Bavarian jacket meets Hoodie

I’ve wanted a hard-wearing and beautiful knitted jacket to wear out of doors for a long time. Knitted in garter stitch, like the traditional Bavarian jackets, but designed to be worn every day, in the countryside and in the city, not only for the Oktoberfest. I finally found the right yarn (more about Wendelstein wool here), so I only had to knit …

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Traditional Bavarian jacket Aidenried: test-knits

More hooded jackets: children’s versions and test knits

The children’s jacket is done – and it fits! The sleeves are still a bit too long, but better than too short … And then I have incredibly fast test knitters: the first three knitters have finished theirs and kindly sent me photos.

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Pattern for Traditional Bavarian Knitted Jacket with Hood

Hooded Bavarian Jacket “Aidenried”: the pattern is available!

It’s autumn, time to get the needles out again – and maybe to knit a traditional Bavarian jacket with a hood … ? For all of you who have been waiting for a while: Thank you for your patience, here it is finally, the pattern for the traditional-jacket-meets-hoodie-cardi, which is now officially called “Aidenried”.

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Traditional Baravian jacket "Wartaweil"

New edition of a traditional jacket: With stand-up collar and in summer colours

I’ve wanted a stand-up collar version of my tried-and-tested hooded jacket for a long time. And I wanted to try a colour combination that reminds me of summer and Provence: light blue and sunny yellow. So very different from the wintery white-grey in front of my window …

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