Friday, 18 March 2011

A riot of colour

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New project preview. An alternative to nasty Noro.

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Taking advantage of the sun to show the spot blanket progress.

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Summer shawl is all done and being blocked upstairs. Its acrylic so I used steam to “kill” the fibre. I could actually see it move as it died!!! uuurrgh. It is undoubtedly nasty yarn but soft and it looks pretty. I know some people that are like that!!

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Finally, what do you do when you are 13 and your muscles have yet to “kick in”. Well you get your mother to paint a six pack on a t shirt for red nose day so you can be the incredible hulk at the school monster theme day.

A grand weekend to you all and if you are one of those people who had green beer last night, then I really hope that you are starting to feel better.

Love

Lou

14 comments:

  1. WOW! I'm am in awe! The spot blanket and summer shawl are AMAZING!!! What patterns did you use for them? I love them.
    Love your boy's t-shirt! You are clever!
    Have a great weekend ♥
    Louise

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  2. What a lovely Mummy drawing on a six pack, he looks a real Hunk. You will have his friends queueing up next year!!! Your photographs are grand, making the most of the bright sunshine. Happy Red Nose Day. :)

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  3. King Cole Riot by any chance? Great yarn indeed - I like it loads! Love the Hulk t shirt - I'd wear it myself - really!!

    Daughter is home along with a very muddy bag of badly packed clothes and shoes. Nice to have her back though - she came running at me in the school hall and almost knocked me over when hugging me! I nearly burst into tears there and then! Best hello ever!! :)

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  4. Lou , Riot is lovely !!!
    I have 200grms to play with but I cant decide what to make ...lol, cant wait to see what you have up your sleeve :-) xx
    Hugs Fee xxx

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  5. You have some lovely projects on the go Louise and that yarn looks lovely.

    Fab six pack!

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  6. so...is it Riot? Or is it the Crystal palace version? Please don't keep us in suspense!

    I love the outfit - very effective and inventive (and a great choice of theme for red nose day)

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  7. Yes Jane its Riot. The colours are lovely and its cheaper than Noro a bit softer too. Sorry about the suspense but I wanted to show what I'm making and I hadn't done much. I will rectify it right now.

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  8. That was a good idea for Red Nose Day for your son! We just had non-uniform day at school! Your crocheting is fabulous!
    Lucy xx

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  9. Gosh your work is beautiful Louise! I love the tee shirt too, great idea!
    Hugs suex

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  10. I too have 200g of Riot, just got it because I liked it, as you say softer the Noro (and boy a lot cheaper!!)

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  11. oh wow the mutlticoloured blanket is just amazing and i love all of the little projects running alongside your blog, i cant wait to look at all of your other posts :)

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  12. Lovely work Louise. I see you have answered the question I had about the yarn - pity we don't have it "down-under", will have to keep looking

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  13. Exquisite blanket and shawl. So, so pretty.

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  14. Such a lovely bunch of colors you used on your projects! Just like springtime bouquets of beauty.

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