Sunday, August 30, 2009

Some New Finishes

Well I have finally taken some pictures and downloaded them of my latest finishes, no cross stitch but some knitting and crochet ones, they are all going to be christmas gifts.

This is a scarf that I knitted for my mum for Christmas, the colours didn't come out very well, the wool is green with little bits of blue through it with gold thread, I will try and get a better picture. It was just a wide rib of knit 5, purl 5.

This is a dishcloth made from Sugar and Cream cotton, it was super easy to do and the edges have bobbles on them - this will be for a secret Santa exchange later in the year.
The pattern is basically:

Cast on 44 stitches
Knit first row
Cast on 2 stitches, bind off 2 stitches, knit the rest of the row
Then Cast on 2 stitches, bind off 2 stitches knit the rest of the row
And you continue like this until it is the size you want.
Knit last row and bind off
See told you it was simple!!

And this is table runner made with some Christmas themed cotton, I just made this up as I went along LOL

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Wow another person celebrating a blogiversary, congratulations to Melissa who is celebrating 8 years and is having a fabulous giveaway. Check it all out over at Melissa's blog
Until next time bloggers............

Thursday, August 13, 2009


If you enjoy cross stitch like I do, or just enjoy collecting stash like I do LOL, Lori is having a fantastic giveaway to celebrate 12 months of blogging. Check out Lori's great blog here, it is a great read and really inspires you to stitch more instead of fondle your stash.
Lori's blog
Oh and here is a picture of her fabulous giveaway......

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Don't ya just love it.............

When you are lazing around in your pj's on a Sunday morning and people pop in to visit LOL.

Well it is 11am now and still in my pj's, I need to make the effort to go and get dressed, but it is to cold. Also I need to get the chicken in the crockpot for tonights dinner or we wont be eating until late and we can't have that as tomorrow is a work day.
Speaking of work, well last week wasn't as bad as I thought it would be, so hopefully things go along smoothly...........

An update on my cross stitch, if you remember I said I was going to do Picasso's Rooster over one, well I am an idiot, it is just to time consuming and for some reason there is one part that doesn't add up for me so I am going to start again and do it over two. So that is another reason to get off this computer and get my ass into gear LOL.

But before heading off I would like to leave you all with a wonderful picture from New Zealand that we took last November, this is Doubftful Sound, in Fiordland a place I highly recommend that you visit.