Wednesday, 26 October 2011

Here are my finished hand-warmers and a few other rambling's of mine...

Well here they are, I finished them the other morning and love them.

I think a big part of why I like them so much is to do with the fact that they are the knitting project that I learnt not only to knit with DPN's but also to knit cables! I can't quite believe I managed it. :-)

This is where I got the pattern from. xxx


I had a conversation with my auntie on the phone on Monday which then resulted in her coming to see us for the day on Tuesday. It was a lovely unexpected visit which I think made it all the more enjoyable, it's been really nice to see a lot more of my family over the past few weeks.


(Having a Very healthy lunch! Oops!) 
Ray, Rose and I were out for dinner this evening with some of our friends and their babies and Somehow!? I ended up with a chocolate brownie dessert in front of me.. I have No idea how it got there... and well, of course I couldn't not eat it, could I..! Haha. The healthy eating DOES start tomorrow though!!


We went to the shop 'The Eternal Maker' after we picked Lettie up from the station. I went there with Mum last week and I promised myself that I wouldn't go there and spend any money for at least a month! I didn't quite manage to keep to that promise though...

What with both Mum and Lettie visiting, I've been bought some really lovely fabric goodies. I really am lucky to have been spoilt just a Little bit...

(Thank you xxxx)


Also, Lettie has taught me how to sew foundation patchwork, so this now opens up a Whole new world of craftiness to me. So exciting!

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15 comments:

  1. Hello you! This all sounds very exciting! Your hand warmers are really beautiful! Well done you! I must say I was just as struck by your wonderful looking nails though!

    It got so frosty this weekend here in France that I rushed to my favourite yarn shop and went a little mad. I am now frantically knitting... when I have the time, that is! Your little sweetie looks adorable, by the way.

    Have fun with your new patchwork dreams.

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  2. Thank you for such a lovely day Ash. Pasty was lovely but looking at the photos makes me think it is about time I cracked on with the real healthy eating! And it was a pleaseure to teach you Foundation patchwork.

    Your little family is so lovely xx

    Lettie xx

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  3. Beautiful hand warmers! you must be so proud

    How lovely to spend time with your auntie....enjoy your patchwork :o)

    Rose gets more cute every time i see her x

    love jooles x

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  4. Your gloves look fab! Well done you! I've never been brave enough to tackle cable.....you've done a brilliant job!! It's lovely to spend time with family and the ones that mean the most to us. Gives you a boost especially when they show you how much they care. Glad you've had some lovely days :)

    Jo x x

    P.S. Rose is just the most gorgeous little girl!!!

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  5. Great job with the mittens, they look fab! Well done for mastering it :) looks like you had a lovely time with your family, days like that are so special aren't they xxx

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  6. They are sooooooo amazing! Clever you! Off to follow the link for the pattern now. Not that I can ever imagine dpns AND cables happening anytime soon!

    xxx

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  7. Your baby is gorgeous! She looks very trendy.Your hand warmers aregorgeous, well done! x

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  8. Your hand warmers are really lovely, well done on mastering the cables and DPNs - clever you!

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  9. Beautiful hand warmers,I soo wish I could make some,I'm rubbish at knitting,I'm now following your lovely blog Xx Manda xX

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  10. Oooh, love the wrist warmers!! Gorgeous!!

    Isn't The Eternal Maker a fab shop?

    S x

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  11. tee hee - I'm here while you're at mine...always makes me smile more than it should!
    love the wrist warmers, love the look of that pastie and thank you for entering my giveaway!
    fee x

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  12. Lovely handwarmers. What a beautiful family you all are! xxx

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  13. oohh those gloves are gorgeous! Good luck on the diet that starts soon :-) x

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  14. Your Handwarmers look amazing!! Well done you clever thing!....bet that soft Debbie Bliss will keep you warm this winter too :)

    Take care

    Louise xx

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