Friday, June 18, 2010

Variety is the spice of life

Crafting is currently taking the form of knitting and cross stitch in equal quantities - depending what's on the TV. I'm finding knitting takes more concentration - probably because I'm not used to it - so will only do for TV programmes I don't have to really 'watch'. And I'm enjoying the cross stitch a bit more too, which is great.

In fact, here's a fair bit more done on Shores.


And here's my second knitting project - a shawl/scarf for my mum. She's so hard to buy presents for, so knitting her something is ideal. I get the fun of buying lovely wool and creating something, and I have a present she'll like at the end. The wool is Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend and the pattern is Saroyan (I love Bones and couldn't resist!)

12 comments:

  1. Beautiful. Love the Colour you've chosen. :)

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  2. Such a beautiful edge to it too

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  3. Oh your knitting is luscious! I love that yarn color - so pretty. And your Shores is coming along beautifully. Mine is languishing at block 2. I need to get back to it!

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  4. I was scrolling through my reader trying to find a post, and I just caught a glimpse of your knitting...and thought "who is knitting thong underwear!?" HAHA! It looks great! :o)

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  5. I'm still drooling over the last one that you posted (had to run to Ravelry to grab that pattern. This one looks like it's going to equally as beautiful. Love your Shores progress too!

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  6. Shores looks very nice.
    Your knitting is lovely~

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  7. Shores is looking wonderful, and your knitting project is gorgeous!

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  8. Shores looks wonderful! And I've been meaning to knit a Saroyan for a while, maybe seeing yours will provide the kick I need.

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  9. Shores is looking brilliant Nicki. I'm hoping to make more progress on mine tonight and tomorrow night. I find myself distracted by Dr Who on a Saturday though!! Lol!

    Wow I love your knitting project! I haven't done any knitting for years.

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  10. Shore is looking lovely. I really like your knitting project. When we get settled in Austin, I'm going to pick up knitting again. I like the color of your mother's scarf.

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  11. Shores looks great, and I love the knitting. I think as long as you are happy, work on what you want. :) As you said, variety is the spice of life!

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  12. Hey, Nicki! I hope you got my email. I can't thank you enough, my sweet friend!

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