Knitting

On Its Way! (Finally Finished)

I finally finished the navy jacket (see “Almost Done!”) and got it posted off today. It should have been sent by Monday (yesterday) so I sent it courier post to make sure it gets there in time. I would hate it to be late for my grandson’s birthday. This pattern seems to be good at… Continue reading On Its Way! (Finally Finished)

Knitting

Almost Done!

I thought I’d better give you a quick update on the navy jacket I’m pushing to finish for my grandson's birthday. I had hoped to get it finished last weekend, but lost a couple of evenings to meetings last week. The main knitting is almost done, which will leave the bands and joining together to… Continue reading Almost Done!

Knitting

Finished In Plenty Of Time

It’s finished! I’m happy to report that the cowl has been finished in plenty of time for me to post it overseas. I’ve just wrapped it and packaged it up with a card so that it can be sent tomorrow. This has been quite a relaxing and straight forward pattern to knit. The only “whoopsie”… Continue reading Finished In Plenty Of Time

Knitting

Birthday Present Cowl Update

I finally remembered to take a photo at the right time today so here is a quick update on the cowl I am currently knitting as a birthday present for my son’s partner. It will need to be finished soon so that I can get it posted away to Melbourne. I actually printed out four… Continue reading Birthday Present Cowl Update

Cross Stitch, Knitting

One Down, Still Many To Go!

As you can see, I’ve finished my little cross stitch, so that's one down of my many projects. I actually finished it on Saturday evening, but needed to get organised to get a photo taken. I still need to find a frame for it. This project was small and straight forward, and I found it… Continue reading One Down, Still Many To Go!

Crochet, Karen's Korner, Knitting

A Little Bit Of Progress

We have just had a long weekend here to celebrate Queen’s Birthday, and I had all sorts of plans for getting lots of things done. Even although Monday was a holiday, my husband was working all day. I was looking forward to getting stuck in and making some progress with some crafts and some posts.… Continue reading A Little Bit Of Progress

Knitting

Bedtime Socks

A lot has happened this week. Daylight saving finished last weekend. I finished all the socks I’ve been making on Sunday and took photos on Monday so I could write my post. The rest of the week seemed to just disappear in all the general rushing around associated with the last week of term! So… Continue reading Bedtime Socks

Crochet, Karen's Korner, Knitting

A New Way Of Joining Together

We all know how annoying and frustrating it can be to either run out of yarn part way through a row. It is even more annoying to come across a knot in the yarn. I like joining together at the end of a row, but my mother also taught me how to splice yarn when necessary.… Continue reading A New Way Of Joining Together

Knitting

More Birthday Presents

We tend to have groups of birthdays in our family. In the January/February group my eldest granddaughter is the end of January. In February I have a grandson on the 9th, a brother on the 10th, a son on the 11th, then another grandson on the 12th. Busy times! I have already mentioned the shrug… Continue reading More Birthday Presents

Crochet, Knitting

From Christmas To Birthdays And Other Things

I was so excited that both my Octopals were accepted (see my comment on “On Their Way!”) and have now started another octopus. I’m going to stick with this pattern to start off with and return to the jellyfish a bit later. I found crocheting my Octopals a bit hard on my hands. To give… Continue reading From Christmas To Birthdays And Other Things