Friday, 11 March 2011

Fab Friday

A while ago I looked around for new blogs to add to my reading list. One of the ones I found was In the sky. Lucy’s blog is so creative and I have truely enjoyed investigating her blog. I was especially glad that I found her blog when I won her ----tieth birthday giveaway!!!


Wow Lucy thank you. Afternoon tea will be an occasion. I am going to wash my hair and put on a frock!! Fingers are my ultimate, I could and probably will eat the entire box.


I am also grateful to Lucy's blog as it has enabled me to finish a UFO and that was one of my resolutions this year. I had made this colourful coffee cosy but had no idea how to attach it so it stayed on. Lucy drew my attention to Kumihimo-Japanese Braiding . It is such fun, so quick and the result is amazing. I used acrylic yarn but the finished product has (I think) a cotton texture to it. Great stuff thanks.


Other things I have been doing (between gradual spring clean of the glory holes and extreme dust bunnies)


More baby boots for my Aunts friends daughter, free pattern here


A knitting project because I am actually ashamed of how badly I knit. These are to cover creme eggs but they take me ages. They are Jean Greenhowe creatins and are also free Go get some!!


Finally I found this on tinternet  here its a great tutorial and quite easy to make. Its up to you how to decorate.


The best bit is the handle detail, I LOVE this. I have already made several to fill with easter yummies and give to lovely friends


I can feel that I am in a manic phase of crafts as I have just spotted a new crochet blankie idea, it calls for Noro silk garden and Kureyon. I bought some silk garden a while ago (£12 what was I thinking) Its awful!! So I am looking for an alternative (cheaper version) It is going to be a Riot of colour. I will share this with you just as soon as I have had it sanctioned by the reigning in police. Have a smashing weekend, I am off to crochet, what else!!


  1. What an interesting post! Such great ideas! The baby boots are so cute!
    Lucy xx

  2. Those booties are so cute! I have been looking for patterns as I have some friends who are due soon, but I hadn't come across these before. Thank you so much for the link - I'll be giving them a go!

  3. Wow, you have been busy! Love the coffee cosy, shame I don't drink coffee. I think your knitting looks great, those booties are very sweet.

  4. All these projects are just so delightful Louise.
    So interesting to read and see all these projects.
    love suex

  5. I have had a broken laptop, on my return to Blogland I noticed I had a little stampede of Lallylou-lou fans on my blog, I am so glad you like you 'prize', you must need the refreshment with all your creative hard work. I loved your post x Lucy

  6. Thanks for all of the links. You do have lots on the go....really great to have such a creative mind.


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