Monday, December 01, 2014

Catching Up

Thank you all very much for the lovely comments on my last post. I hadn't planned on being away from here for so long, but life seemed to get busy with mostly fairly mundane things. And despite thinking I would have lots of crafting time with both kids at school, so far it hasn't happened.

To catch up with some of what I've been up too, I'm going to concentrate on knitting for this post - not least because I have a few finishes to share.  I've been on a bit of a shawlette kick over the summer and here are the results.

First is Willow
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Willow, pattern by Victoria Magnus    
Yarn - Eden Cottage Yarns Pendle in Buddleja

Close up of the lace

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The next finish is my first Hitchhiker, I'm sure it won't be the last one I knit! (Apologies for the dodgy 'selfie')

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Hitchhiker, pattern by Martina Behm Yarn - Rainbow Sock Yarn purchased at the Wool Clip, Cumbria

The last finish still needs me to find the time to block it!  I took part in Helen Stewart's Curious Collective 2014 Design-A-Long, so joined in with the subsequent Knit-a-long.

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Curious Collective Shawl 2014, pattern by Helen Stewart
Yarn - Eden Cottage Yarns Titus in Steel and Damson

11 comments:

Margaret said...

Beautiful finishes! I love the colors of your projects too. Love the selfie. We don't get to see you very often so it's a treat!

Von said...

Life does get busy and sometimes we should focus our attention in other areas. :) Your projects are beautiful!

butterfly said...

Beautiful Love the first one .

Vonna, The Twisted Stitcher said...

OH! i love the shawlettes! And the beautiful scarf and the beautiful you!

Carol said...

Oh, how pretty, Karoline! It looks wonderful on you... And you have the most beautiful blue eyes--lucky you :)

Melissa said...

Oh such lovely knitting! Oh I wish I could knit. Maybe that'll be a 2015 goal!

You have amazing blue eyes! Both of kids do too don't they?

Hazel said...

Gorgeous shawls! You look lovely by the way and your scarf matches your eyes! I didn't realise you lived so close to me. For some reason I thought you were from the US or Norway! x

Brigitte said...

Oh, how beuatiful, your two finishes. And wow, these colours are just gorgeous.

Giovanna said...

Lovely knitting, congrats!

woolwoman said...

Love all your shawlettes Karoline - just in time for you to enjoy using them. I have been toying with a Hitchhiker especially since I have been on somewhat of a yarn buying binge in the past week. Pretty photo of you! Hope you are finding time to enjoy the season - I know the children are having fun with Christmas festivities. Cheers! Mel

Andrea said...

Beautiful knitting projects.