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Christmas is nearly over…

Well, Christmas is over now and everyone was pretty pleased with their pressies I think!Here are some pics of the finished goods:This is Lizzie’s Pink Elijah… Here is mum’s lovely scarf wrap…(John’s socks and Dad’s hat are below)

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Christmas came early today!

Well I popped in to my fave LYS (The Wool Baa – Sheffield) and as usual didn’t come out without spending but that’s only normal.  I went with my ‘friend in knit’ Em and she bought me a lovely little book as my Christmas present! It’s the Monkey and Sofia Knitting book and it’s great…. Read more »

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Elijah update and pictures (finally)

Here is Ysolda’s Elijah which I’m knitting up in Debbie Bliss dk cotton.  So far I’m quite happy with the way he’s knitted up although I’ve had a few problems picking up the stitches on the flat surface.  Just his ears to do now!!        

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Christmas Presents update

Well – I have finished 2 pressies and now just have 2 more to go.  John’s socks and my dad’s hat are all done but I’m still knitting the little pouch to put the socks in.  Now all that’s left is mum and Lizzie’s pressies (and the secret present of course!).  There are only 17… Read more »

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Addicted to Ravelry

I absolutely love it!!! I waited three months to be added to the list (which flew by!) and now I’ve been on it about a month. Until yesterday I had hardly added anything but within the last day I’ve added 83 stash items and about 17 projects!Everyone should be on Ravelry!

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Lizzie’s ‘Pink Pants’

Lizzie’s ‘pink pants’ are all finished now but instead of being a Christmas present they will be an early gift instead – this is because Lizzie is growing tonnes and tonnes even though I knitted the larger version!Here they are with the waistband still to sew up (I need to get some elastic!)Here is the… Read more »

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Lizzie’s new hat

Here is my gorgeous little niece modelling her new hat when we took her to the park!It’s a bit big at the moment but I shall just use that time honoured phrase…’she’ll grow into it!’And here she is modelling the hat I knitted for her before she was born – it’s getting a bit tight… Read more »

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Another baby hat…

I finished the lovely baby hat for Lizzie and it went really well. I am amazed how quickly things knit up on circulars!I’m now knitting another one for another friend who is having a baby – soooo exciting!

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I get ‘a round’…

Well – due to the bad back and 2 broken toes I am going to be glued to the sofa today. To lessen my pain my Amazon order FINALLY arrived today! It’s only 3 weeks late! It had tried to be delivered once, whilst we were on holiday, but for some reason it has gone… Read more »