Monday, 7 February 2011

Weekend hooky

I have been going to regular Pilates classes since July last year. I don’t think I am being dramatic when I say it has revolutionised my life. It is the only form of exercise that I truly love and that keeps me going back each week. The class is full of ladies of a certain age and they are such fun. The class teacher is a super lady whom I  admire greatly . She feels the cold so much. In the North we have a term for that, we call them “nesh” I never have this problem as I am well insulated (if you know what I mean) This lady is also very hip so I made her these legwarmers. It seems that we are all having lighting issues at the moment. Suffice to say they are black with inner twinkle. They came out bigger than I thought, I hope they fit!!!!!!
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A young friend had a birthday party at the weekend so I made a gift for her in the same yarn with twinkle only pink. IMG_0843
Patterns are of course from Ravelry. The headband is over at tangled happy. Leg warmers are here

7 comments:

  1. I like how your leg warmers look very burlesque like with the ribbons up the back - saucy! I've never heard of the term nesh before - if you were cold would you say "I'm nesh" or am I getting that wrong? Sometimes I am a right old dumbass with stuff like this! :)

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  2. Thanks Ruth. Ooer I wasn't going for saucy. Yep you're quite right it can mean either. My Sheffield family use it. The opposite is mafted!!!

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  3. How sweet of you to make these lovely gifts

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  4. I LOVE the little girls headband! It's very sweet and makes me wish I had a little girl. The leg warmers are awesome, I bet your teacher will love them.

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  5. OOh you are so good! I love both projects very much indeed.
    Hope things are okay your end!
    Love suex

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