Thursday, 20 October 2011

Good heavens woman where have you been?

I thought I was doing better but it appears not. I have been up to things but just not showing them. Here is a round up


Made this which is needed now the frost has arrived this morning . It is knitted and went well I think. Its a lacy pattern which is something I wanted to have a go at, but it is just a scarf. There seems so much more to learn with knitting. For example I fancy having a go at this but it talks about wrapped short rows. There is a link but knitting at the computer is a bit hard. I need something like it ( no bow) for wintry running as I get earache.


Had a birthday (lets not go there) but yes lets because it meant that I was sent pressies, including one from far away.


My blog friend Louise sent me treasure of the utmost deliciousness. I don’t have many friends that would get me craft things for a present yet it is what I yearn for.

One of my friends is a paper crafter and she has encouraged me to dabble a bit in fact we made these at a class recently.



I made her this for her birthday and I love it so much I nearly didn’t give it. I will make myself one next week during half term. Details here


So you see its all go, I ‘m just not very organised and I am not famed for the written bits. More pictures and less writing is what I say. I will go and scrape the frost off the car and head to Harrogate, it would seem that Spanish weather is a distant memory now.


  1. What a beautiful shawl and I love the colour you used.

    Try this video on youtube, the nice lady demmos what wrapping a stitch on a short row is...I have never done it...but I learn lots of stitches crochet and knitting from youtube. It looks like a nice pattern and we can't have you having earache. Belated Birthday wishes :) x

  3. Short wrapped rows aren't rocket science! I'm sure you can cope.

  4. Happy birthday. I have knitted for many years, but never bumped into short row wraps, so I avoided any patterns that mentioned it. Turns out that was silly. Have a quick look at the video's and I am positive you will have it worked out

  5. Yah! You're back, starting to wonder where you'd gone. Love that shawl you made, you have such great taste in colours. So glad you liked your pressies ☺
    Take care,
    P.S. Did you get my emails?

  6. Simply beautiful shawl louise I love the colour. Nice to hear from you on SIBOL, thanks so much for your comments,
    Love Suex

  7. Happy Belated Birthday. Lovely scarf too. By the way have you thought about a calorimetry as a headband? Someone has even come up with a crochet variation.


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