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Saturday, December 29, 2012

Lazy days

Hi there! How are you? Me? Well, I am having happy, lazy days. Really not doing much at all, and loving it. I love having my family around me at home. Especially these days, when the house is decorated and cosy, when we have a lot of good things to eat, and the kids are in a state of joy and harmony over new toys and stuff. My body has been giving me a pretty hard time lately, so it has been perfect to be able to just cuddle up somewhere. 

In spite of hurting limbs, I have managed a little knitting and crochet. This blue mohair scarf has been lying in the basket for a while, blocked and ready for an edging. The pattern had a suggested edging, but it looked weird in the yarn I used so I went through my books and found one I liked better. I was surprised that it turned out so cuddly, I had expected it to be at least a little itchy.


I was also able to finish this owl hat. It's for a baby girl, and I was asked to do it. No pattern, so I tried to keep it simple. A square hat with ear flaps (that I picked up stitches to make when the hat was done). I hope it will fit the girl... That is the hardest part when you improvise a design, that it has to fit too... :)


Now, I have a crying daughter on the floor, who wants my help to make earrings. So I better go! :)

4 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful scarf! I love the edging you chose, it works really well. Is this one for keeps or a gift? Your owl designed hat will look so cute on! :) Enjoy your holidys with your family and hope the aches and pains ease off xxx

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  2. Sorry to hear about the pains you are going through. Make the most of any rest you can get. Your scarf and hat look fantastic. Take care. Chelx

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