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WIP Wednesday

I’ve been busy and I have two projects on the go at the moment (and a lot more in the queue on Ravelry).

The first project I want to show you is the McDreamy jumper I’m knitting for Luke for the upcoming winter. I love the pattern and I chose an electric blue for it. I started two days ago, I like that it seems to be a rather quick knit. Although I now need to focus on something else as I’ve had some Etsy orders.

The second project which I started today is the Etsy order I mention above. It’s another version of the vest. And I’m already further along than this picture says.

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FO: Pink Lacy Bolero

It seems that I’ve taken a bit of a longer off blogging than I thought. It doesn’t mean that I took off time from knitting. And for once I actually knitted something for myself. As you might remember I was in Germany at the end of August for my brothers wedding and I had a lovely dress that needed a nice bolero. So I knitted this:

It’s a lovely easy pattern, I started knitting it on Friday evening (the wedding was on Saturday) and finished it about one hour before the wedding.

I wasn’t too sure about knitting it out of mohair yarn as I thought it might be too hot, and I was right. But I was able to wear it in the church and later in the evening, just not during the day.

I’m really pleased with the end result and I think I look rather good in it :-).


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Seven Little Moments

Monday, 17th September

Outing with Grandma.

Tuesday, 18th September

Causing trouble, of the watery, wet kind at Forest School.

Wednesday, 19th September

Great time at Tots + Toast .

Thursday, 20th September

 Our view from the window of the holiday house at Bracklesham Bay, East Sussex. Gorgeous!

Friday, 21st September

Mud, mud, glorious mud!

Saturday, 22nd September

What a view!

Sunday, 23rd September

And a quick visit to Brockwood Park School, my boarding school that I lived at for 4 years from 1996 to 2000.

Inspired by Just Shell.

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Seven Little Moments

Sorry all about the longer than expected hiatus. I thought I’d reinstate my Seven Little Moments posts, so here’s an update on our last week.

Monday, 10th September

Visit from our good friend Greg who Luke LOVED.

Tuesday, 11th September

More bonding with Greg, this time over a newspaper.

Wednesday, 12th September

Catch up with Myron who we haven’t seen for ages.

Thursday, 13th September

My little pixie.

Friday, 14th September

The Royal Barge from the Jubilee earlier this year.

Saturday, 15th September

Starting early (with Grandma).

Sunday, 16th September

Luke loving his huge animal themed book.

Inspired by Just Shell.