Wednesday, 11 March 2009

The other freebie!

This is the other ball of free yarn from Lets Knit! This time I chose the bootie pattern even though I don't even know anyone who's having a girl as I thought they were so cute and I wanted to know how to make them! The added ribbon and button really completes them!
Now I've found a Uk seller of Peaches and Cream yarns I think I may just have to buy some of their Worsted cotton and make a batch of these and sling them on eBay to see what happens!
Obviously I need to change the pattern and design my own on the same lines before I sell any!

So soft!

Swooooooooooooooooon! I love this sock!! I'm still knitting it's friend but had to put this one online now to rave about it. Very expensive and lovely Debbie Bliss Rialto pure Merino. I have no idea how well it'll wash and wear but it is so soft and just lovely! As a 4 ply it shows the pattern alot better than the Dk did!

Purple people eaters!!

Taking advantage of the dirt cheap superwash with merino I decided to try my first lace pattern socks! This is Broad Ripple, another Ravelry find and sooooo easy! I now know it off by heart so if I ever get marooned on a desert island with yarn and dpns I can still make socks!
These pics were taken on my phone so don't show the lovely purple colour very well but they are gorgeous. They are very bulky though, being knitted in DK so won't fit in many shoes I own!

Hoppy Easter!

Too cute and too easy!! I made 3 of these in under 24 hrs! For the kids Easter baskets! They will have proper ribbon round their necks. This demo bunny has an i-cord string I knitted up as I had no ribbon to hand.

Free yarn!

This was made from free yarn and a free pattern in Lets Knit magazine! The photo is the wrong way up but it's a purse! My first experience of sewing a zip into knitting (thanks for the zip BettieMae!) and I now use it to keep tissues in, in my handbag!
My first time knitting bobbles which I have to say wasn't the most fun I've ever had!

Pretty in pink!

My 2nd pair of socks and the beginning of an obsession I fear! My friend Kirsty sent me this gorgeous self patterning yarn as a present and I LOVE it!

Happy Valentines!

I saw this gorgeous idea on Ravellry and decided to do them to make Valentines for Chef and the kids!
Done, but unstuffed!


1 of the cards!