Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Feel like a cat....a whole lot of yarn and a bit of stitching....

Am doing a lot of knitting of late - Tina at Simply In Stitches (flosstuber on Youtube & also on Instagram) has been kind enough to do some knitting SALs and also tutorials - so I've been doing house slippers (2nd & 3rd sets - actual color swatches in corners):

Socks pattern and yarns

Sweater pattern and yarn

Cardigan pattern and yarn (yarn is actually black)

I also started a scarf:

Actual color swatch in corner

On the stitching home-front, slow progress on my Mom's birthday present (was back in January):
Upside down Raggedy Ann - color of actual material

And then will be doing an Easter ornament exchange - doing it on opalescent:

The lady I am doing it for lives overseas in South Africa so I decided to get some extra fabrics to send her for finishing - the fabric on the left is probably the one I will be using to back the ornament with - haven't decided yet:

Friday, February 3, 2017

Giveaway at Lov'N My Stitches Blog!

Lovely LindaLee over at Lov'N My Stitches blog is having a fantastic giveaway for a $25- gift card to LoneStar Steakhouse!! Please go check out her delightful blog and subscribe as she does beautiful stitching of all sorts of projects and she always encourages everyone to "Feel the colors" :)

Good luck!!

Thursday, December 29, 2016

A Bit of Knitting....

Making some cowls - following Simply in Stitches (FlossTube) tutorials:

Ribbed Cowl in Teal - uses 200 grams of yarn.

Garter stitch cowl - used 100 grams of yarn.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Just a simple....

wish for each of you to enjoy Thanksgiving and those you share it with, near and dear!

Stitching update soon!

Friday, November 4, 2016

Twas the night....twas many nights....

Sorry for the lousy photo but there just isn't any place decent to take a photo in my apartment - my phone camera doesn't work so well indoors - needless to say, I am hoping to get an Ott light for Christmas....

Anywho, this was the effort of many a night, it's done later than I had planned but still.... the main stitching of the 37 ornaments for my Christmas tree is complete :) I've got a huge bag from a few shopping trips to Joann's full of felt, ribbon, buttons, specialty scissors, glue and beads that these will be hopefully finished with....I am planning on adding a simple border to some as they are on the small side but we'll see how it goes. I want everything done and on the tree by Nov. 12th! Wish me luck!