Knit Whit, Twit ……..

Here's the real deal

Here’s the real deal

And other rhyming derivatives.

Do you recall my advising just a few days ago that I can’t really knit?

Well for you delight and delectation here is the living proof!!!!!  Dear one Rachel and I spent the day together yesterday, amongst the many topics of the day was knitting. Among my stash of all things creative was a wee pattern for egg cosy in the form of rabbits.

The pattern seemed so simple we both agreed to give it a go. Generous to a fault I gave R a pair of needles….. Correct size, for her to use when she finds time. This morning I lunged at my wool stash, none quite the right size but hey how much difference can that make? Now needles….. Mmmmm none the right size but a pair only 0.75 too big…. That wont matter…. Off I go, 7 rows in I had 2 more stitches than I had started with but soon rectified the matter losing them in the next row..  HaHa! On a roll now.

Head complete and onto the ears. Loved the ears ALL knit no purl/pearl/pirl it only took 2 hours to knit. UhHa not bad.  I feel you nod approvingly, now to construct and put face on.

So why does mine look like an owl/funky bat????

Either way I am pretty pleased with my first effort in probably 20+ years. Wrong wool, wrong needles, wrong face BUT ITS PINK!

Do hope you get as much of a laugh as HH, R and I did, not promising to stick to what I know best as I can’t possibly let the egg cozy get the better of me…… Next a cable knit woolie, what do you think.

Owl, Bat or Wabbit .... For you delight and delectation

Owl, Bat or Wabbit …. For you delight and delectation

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Where Did Sunday Go?????

Following a lovely family party on Saturday night, merriment and dancing (no booze, I don’t drink), I was looking forward to my Sunday sewathon.

Big GAFAWF at this point….. Not a stitch was sewn and as a result no blog happiness that follows each Sunday Booooooo!

I believe the technical term for what happened yesterday is ‘getting old’. 

There was a time when a 2am finish was an early night, nope not now. I floundered all day and landed up in my PJ’s lazing in front of the TV in and out of conciousness and before I knew it Sunday was no more! What a waste of a day, so with renewed vigour I have made a list for today given I am home for the day.

I have rooted around for a vintage pattern that I bought a couple of months ago (obssessed all night over it), well victory is mine 🙂

Vintage apron broderie anglais from stash and beautiful red ric rac from my swap partner Jacq are sitting awaiting my attention in the living room. 

Just a couple of boring old house chores and then I’m on it! Of course dear reader will post here the finished result and as ever will welcome your comments……. Better get the boring atuff done, then its fun, fun, fun! 

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