Monday, 13 May 2013

Side Projects.....




I always have some side projects on the go.  I'm knitting a gift for new baby Juniper Valentine over at Rummey Bears.  Rummey Bears has always been I think one of my favourite blogs, if not my favourite and sadly Anna has decided to call it a day in the blogging world.  I've never met Anna but we converse by the interweb and for those of you who don't know, she designed the dover & madden logo.  She was a customer now a "web friend" (my reference to those I haven't met) and her gorgeous little girls are the recipients of quite a few knitted goodies.

I'm knitting a caplet for Juniper, I've started it in cream, but I have the same alpaca yarn in soft grey and donkey brown, so we'll see which one she gets.  The pattern is from Rowan.



























I've also been doing an octagon a day on this long overdue blanket that needs to be moved on and become available in my Etsy store.  It's made from 100% Australian Organic Wool.....unfortunately the company that makes this yarn decided to shut up shop.....big shame really, but if I ever find they've started up again I'll let you know.....this yarn is to scrumptious not to share... I'm lucky enough still to have a large stash of it, although some colours I'm coming to the end of.....insert unhappy face here!  I'll blog about this blanket when it's completed.  It does come from a pattern, but I've lost the book it comes from.  I'll do my best to hunt it down if I can.






























PS.  I've found the pattern and created a page on Ravelry for this blanket which will lead you to the pattern book.  You'll find it here

Have you noticed my blog has had a bit of clearout?   I've just done a bit of a tidy up.  You can still follow me.....scroll down to the bottom of the page and join.


Anyway I'll sign off with my standard line....I've got hats to knit!!




4 comments:

  1. oh wow! I'm so excited Vicki - it's beautiful.

    and thanks so much for those kind words, it's been about 4 years of blogging, and time to have a break.

    but next time you're down the road (!!) let me know, okay?

    xxx

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  2. Great pattern, I'm going to have to try it!

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