Sunday, June 22, 2014

Happiness is having sisters

I finally finished my cross stitch project! When I walked past this in our local Spotlight I just had to have it. It so looks like my daughters, the original text said happiness is having friends which I changed to sisters, I love it and can't wait to get it framed.
A miracle has happened in completing this project- I actually have no UFO's not one WIP. I have a line up of projects ready to cast on though. Now, which one to start...........

Friday, June 20, 2014


I finally got around to finishing this long hibernating pair of socks. Love the pattern, hated the yarn. The yarn was bought a while back when filling time wandering around Lincraft. It is Moda Vera Gelato which is 50/50 cotton/acrylic. I don't like working with acrylics but the colour jumped out at me. Anyway lesson learnt on trying to make socks with yarn that has no stretch, especially in tiny little needles.
I now have no knitting wips. I have projects set up and ready to cast on, planning to try and finish my cross stitch this weekend before I cast on some winter projects.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Daffodil and Blueberry Waffles.

Not flowers and yummy treats but some knitting projects fresh off the needles! I made Daffodil for myself, a cardi I absolutely love in some 4 ply Rowan cotton wool I brought from Deramores and Blueberry Waffle Socks for Josie made with some of the lovely yarn I picked up back in January from Blackheaths House of Wool.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Beyond puerperium

I made a long sleeve puerperium cardi with some left over cotton fleece yarn for a friend expecting her 3rd baby. I also made her a little beanie not in the above picture.

Another friend is expecting her 4th baby. She had 3 boys and has found out this one is a little girl so I have put the little Helena cardi away for her along with a little singlet I have yet to photograph.

On the go I have 2 pairs of socks and a cardi for myself. One pair of the socks have been a real pain to knit the other I will probably get through over the long weekend. With My cardi I played a little yarn chicken and ran out with a tiny bit of second sleeve and button band to go. Ggrrrr! I have ordered another ball of yarn and have my fingers crossed that the dye lot will match.......

Sunday, June 1, 2014

A little freestyle

I have enjoyed a week off work and finished off a wip, a little freestyle ( because that is all I can crochet) scrappy throw rug. I have been trying to make my way through my growing wips and have got 2 socks and one cardi left on the go. I played yarn chicken with the cardi and ran out of yarn on the last sleeve cuff. Yarn has been ordered, looking forward to it arriving.