Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Procrasti-knitting Part 2

Cushions, cushions, cats and a knitted throw

What to do with all the left over natural yarns from the cushions?  Make a throw!

The cushions are now the cats' property.  (Introducing Mikey - the big lilac cat, Lottie - the chocolate, and Olive - the cinnamon.


Procrasti-knitting - waiting for inspiration

I feel I have been really lacking inspiration for the doll-making lately.  However you can't keep fingers 'silent' so I am knitting, knitting knitting.

Haha not sure what I will do with them, but there's some mice on the knitting needles now!


Friday, February 19, 2016

Krista Throw - completed

Krista Throw - completed!

25 balls of wool, thousands of trebles, doubles and chain stitches, too many hours and cramped fingers.... I have finished, and it's really rather gorgeous!  (Just another spare hour or so needed to weave in the loose ends!)

So pleased!

xx Raewyn

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Krista Throw - Blocks Together

So, I've sewn all the blocks together - still looks pretty raw, but gives a fantastic idea of what the finished throw will be.  Lots of extra thread to sew in, and then to start the may be some time....


Monday, February 15, 2016

Krista Throw - finished the blocks

All the 36 blocks are finished - YAY!!!

I have just got to do the little lace border around the first ones, and then I can join together - OMG - I'm overly excited....

Raewyn xx
Antique Inspiration (Top Left),Parisian Square (Top Right), Frustration (Middle Left), Windmill (Middle Right), Granny Flower (Lower Left), Ring of Poppies (Lower Right)

Lacy Flower Square

Framed Rose

Layered Rose sewn onto plain square

Ruffled Rose

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Krista Throw - extra block - Granny Heart

An extra block - Granny Heart

The heart is crocheted separately from the block itself, then sewn on...a useful technique to get a block that is different...learned how to do a picot edge!

And this block has an extra row added to the edge, so after the dc edge which is standard, I have added a lacey edge of dc, 2 ch, skip 1 dc, dc etc.... In the corner 1 dc 2ch 1dc into the corner dc.
This may make the joining of the blocks easier, but tie will tell.
Raewyn xx

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Little Sweeties and Minnie

I am enjoying finishing off these little cuties - Lil Sweeties and Minnie.

A line of Minnies

Such fun to make.
Patterns are :  'Minnie' and 'Lil Sweeties'
Raewyn xx