Friday, 25 February 2011

100!!!!!!!!!!

Not how I look or feel, well not today any way. This is my 100th post. Taken me about a year. Slow no?

Well we must do something about that. I am in celebratory mood. I would like to offer a give away as a shameless way of getting more comments. I do so very love them you see. Well nice ones that is. Seen a few crappy ones this week. Mostly anonymous lurkers that pop up and assassinate perfectly lovely sweet people on sweet cooking and making blogs.Now that's all I am going to say as it courts fury and that is not what this blog is about. Its only crochet and crafts, a few mostly blurry photos and some drivel.

Look what I been doin this week. They are egg cosys

 

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It has been a joint effort. I tried knitting last year and was amazed that I could do it. This made me cocky and imagine that I could replicate this new skill. Fat chance!!! So enter Mum. I feel that I should point out that the poor woman has cataracts that need lasering and that until that happens she cant do the cross stitch I got her for Christmas. I know what  kind of bully am I? Mum did say that she knits without the need of eyes as she has been doing it for so long.. I do the sewing up and stuffing bits. I say this is the MOST important bit because she keeps asking for overtime, the cheek.

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Aren’t they adorable, when I saw them I simply knew I must have them. They are for my many nephew and nieces and goddaughter and brother and son and me, so Mum has a big job on. Keep working Mum and no slacking.  IMG_0921

I have to say that so far I want to keep them all. Oh dear. You may have guessed that they are from Little cotton Rabbits, herself a victim of aunty mean on the web.

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Oh hello someone is peeping in this picture.

 

So, giveaway. I can’t give you one of these as they are all spoken for but what I did do was attempt to copy it in crochet. I asked permission to do this and show you as even though I had used a completely different medium, it was a direct copy. I probably didn’t NEED to ask but just felt more comfortable doing this.

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So for your chance to get your hands on this filled with some form of choccie egg ( not allergy free, may contain nuts, wheat, soya or even chocolate) Simply leave a comment, say hello and howdy do.

17 comments:

  1. Hi Louise
    These are really cute! I really must learn to knit too!

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  2. The egg cozys are lovely and I must say your crochet version came out absoloutly beautiful !
    I would love to enter your give away as I see chocolate is also involved. mmmm xx

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  3. Hi Louise,
    OOh goodness aren't these so cute!
    I've just managed to get my Mother knitting and she's made me a potholder.
    IN purple and green and it's in moss stitch.
    I'm sure I could crochet in my sleep, very often you know I'm sitting by the fire and I can feel myself nodding off but carrying on crocheting at the same time.
    Anyway....your blanket has arrived. If anyone wants to pop over to Flickr Mrs Twins and have a look they may!
    Also our web site.
    www.sunshineinternationalblanketsoflove.blogspot.com
    You've made a wonderful job and I'm over the moon!
    Enjoy your weekend and ohh..please enter me in your giveaway please, if I may.
    Thank you Suex

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  4. hello! How are you ? ( something like that :-) ? )
    Weet ge wat : ik doe het in het nederlands : hoi ! hoe is't ! ( that's the same, but in dutch ;) )

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  5. Aaah your wabbits are lovely! My efforts at knitting at rubbish as I just have no patience for it - I must try harder. Congrats also on your 100th post!

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  6. I meant are rubbish not at rubbish - I must remember to check for typos before I click the post button lol

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  7. Hi Louise , love all your Rabbits and the crochet version is so cute ,please pop my name in the hat .
    All this meanness and aggression is very upsetting ,I don't understand how it started but I hope it goes away soon.
    Jacquie x
    P.S. just off to look at you SIBOL blanket :0)

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  8. Congratulations on reaching 100 posts. I love these cute Easter Bunnies, I am very impressed with your crochet version. What a cute Giveaway.

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  9. Hi Louise
    I'm the opposite - formerly a knitter of puppets, I've recently learned to crochet and plan to work out how to crochet a puppet. Your rabbits are really cute.
    Congratulations on your 100 posts and your lovely SIBOL blanket.

    Janet

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  10. Your rabbit looks fantastic!!

    Well done. Why do people think they have the right to leave negative comments on our blogs. Hump!!!!

    I love your blog!!! Happy 100th!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  11. I enjoy your gentle blog, which gives good practical ideas that are a little bit of fun - I know I will smile when logged onto your blog! Thank-you.
    P.S. Do enter me into your give-away as I love chocolate.........and boiled eggs.............and cakes. So, all of it will be well used.

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  12. Hello! Well done you! I've loved all 100 of your posts, including the blurry photos and drivel ('cos it's much like my blog) - the best bits you know! ☺ Can't wait to read the next 100.
    Clever you to make up your own pattern, you're quite good at that. I do hope you plan to post about it.
    Have a fab weekend!

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  13. They are very cute - and I agree the sewing up and stuffing is the MOST important bit - they only become rabbits then - before that they are only bits of knitted cloth (though beautifully knitted, Louise's Mum) Mmm, maybe they're both the most important bits?
    Have enjoyed reading all 100 posts and looking I think it will take me 10 years to get to 100 posts! So I am impressed)

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  14. Hi Louise, Now, I am really impressed that your mum has cataracts and can still knit! I do hope she can get the surgery soon. I've spoken to several people that have had the surgery and they are so glad they had it. It's a fairly quick procedure now and the recovery is fast. Please tell her I think she is amazing. On my list for this year is to really learn to knit and make something besides practice squares.

    Congrats on your 100th post! I don't blog as much as I'd like to either. Life just has a habit of getting in the way, hee, hee. Your bunny turned out cute!

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  15. This brought a smile to my face today when I really needed one...adorable they are! Your mum has to be congratulated for her work especially with the cataracts! You did a wonderful job too with the sewing up and stuffing, etc. Wow, you guys are a superb team. Kindly enter my name in your giveaway. So sweet.

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  16. Oops, congrats on 100 posts! Well done...it is work, isn't it? We love you for it.

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  17. The bunnies are so cute, thank goodness for Mums. Little Cotton Rabbits patterns are just so cute.
    Congrats on your 100th post!!!

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