Sunday, 19 March 2023

A Year of Projects Update - week 39

 I missed last week - just ran out of time!  To be fair I had nothing to show!

I have a little this week!

My shorts are done.  I am so happy with these and think they will be perfect for those swimming days when it is too warm for thermal trousers  but too chilly for summer dress.

These are made entirely with repurposed yarn from a sweater I never wore.  The tie I bought a while ago - for pyjamas I think but never used so really this has cost me nothing!

And of course, with one project off the needles, another shiny new one has to go on!

So this is my Takumi by Renee Callahan.

I have had the pattern in my library for years and the yarn is Sousie dk by Skein Queen that I purchased at Unravel.
I haven't done much else, a little baking, but that is about it.  School is pretty full on at the moment but the Easter holiday is in a couple of weeks so I am looking forward to that.
That is all for this week - I hope everyone has a good one.

Sunday, 5 March 2023

A Year of Projects Update - week 37

 It's been a very quiet week here.  Just work and sleep!

I have done minimal crafting this week.  Just a little work on the shorts that's all.  I am now on to the pockets.

This is,a pattern from Pompom magazine and is repurposed yarn from a frogged sweater.  
That is all for this week I'm afraid - I made some cakes yesterday and the daffs are coming out but that is it!

I hope you all have a great week and I hope I have more to show next week. 

Sunday, 26 February 2023

A Year of Projects Update - week 36

 This week seems to have lasted several months!

That said, I do not have much to show for it.

I have done some more on my shorts, but still not nearly enough for a picture, so I shall say again, maybe next week!

I did sew a hat!

I used the free bucket hat pattern I used last year  but I  halved the brim.  It is a nice thick fabric so it is quite cosy.

Yesterday  I went to Unravel which was lovely.   I haven't been since before Covid and it was so nice to return and be able to squish yarn.  I didn't go too crazy. 
I did purchase some buttons from two different porcelain button stalls and some stationary from Katie Green Bean - who I also had the pleasure of being served by!

I did buy some yarn - to make 2 sweaters and some self striping sock yarn - I will show you those when I start knitting with them.

The day was lovely and punctuated with two stops in a coffee shop which was just lovely and I can't remember the last time I did that alone - it was nice.

And that is it for this week, I hope everyone has a lovely week - take care.