Sunday, July 3, 2011

Knitting, Crochet, Sewing and Audrey Hepburn!

Hello fellow bloggers/ readers/ family and friends!
At this moment in time I am in a wonderful mood, the sun has been shining all day and I have gotten lots of washing hung and dried on the line- I also have many craft projects to share with you- so lets get started! but first please make sure you are sat comfortably and that you have a cool drink in your hands!
A few weeks ago I blogged telling you that I was busy designing my first knit wear and finally I can reveal it!

Oh You! Finger-less Mittens
 Made with Donegal Tweed wool, these mittens are warm as well as colourful!
 The wrist is knit up with a lace stitch

Finished with pale blue ribbon to compliment the blue speck in the wool.

Knitted Bumbled Baby Hat
 On Saturday at the Stitch Meeting, the lovely Aga sat with me and showed me how to knit a hat! I was so nervous as I had never knitted with FIVE needles before! but with a good teacher I was soon flying at it!
 This hat was just to pratice getting the hang of it, I am delighted to say that soon I will be able to knit my husband as many hats as he would like!
 I decorated with a crochet flower and a vintage bee button!

At the stitch group yesterday, a member Juila asked me if I knew where she could get a holder for her knitting needles- so this morning I decided to make a gift for her:

 Theres not only panels for her needles but also a crochet hook section!
 Its sewn up in a patchwork design, I hope she will like it!!

My god daughters Mum and dad are expecting a new baby, a little girl! and they have already picked a name- Josie. isnt that lovely! so I have been making a little knitted outfit-

Josie's Skirt 
 I am crocheting her a matching waistcoat.

Today I made two alter runners for the chapel in work, I loved sewing these up as I felt very close to God.
 Now let me share with you a project I finished a while ago- The Ava Wrap from my crochet vintage book, I made this as a birthday girt for a very wonderful friend and have not given it... I hope they like it as it was a lot of work!
Stitched from Love

I just finished a a bridesmaids cape, today. Crocheted with a 70% mohair 30% silk yarn

I have been very stressed and upset all week and so the extra crafting really helped to take my mind of things and relax, Isnt it wonderful that working with ones hands can have sooth your worries!
In other news I have been enjoying my new membership at a local gym, and decided to treat myself to the Ipod Nano, in pink of course!
It has all my favorite albums on it now and I have been really into Adele lately!

Ok dear friends, it times to say goodbye as I am going to get settled and watch My Fair Lady with Audrey Hepburn, oh how I love this film!!


  1. I love the Ava wrap and the bridesmaid's cape, they are both so pretty! You've been very busy lately. Hope you are enjoying your movie, one of my all time favorites!

  2. Wow! I'm impressed with each and every project. You surely have been busy to create all of these items. And, "My Fair Lady" is one of my all-time favorite musicals!

  3. Wonderful projects, you have been so busy!

  4. Wow! You've been one productive lady! Everything looks awesome. I really miss the stitch group - unfortunately I probably won't be there for another 6/7 weeks. My thesis is due then, and I have to take one weekend to go home, as well as a few days for a nice holiday with my boyo and housemates. Hope you're keeping well pretty lady.

  5. Wow Neen, so your fab at knitting, sewing and crochet, is there anything you can not do! I love the wrap, it is gorgeous, who is the lucky friend who will be getting this? Whoever she is, I am sure she will love it, it is beautiful :) xxx


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