In July 2013 I decided to make myself a cotton T-Shirt, using this DROPS pattern.
I picked this DROPS Muskat green as that colour always looked good on me, and I really love it. Some of these pictures don’t really do the colour justice, could be the sunlight.
It’s a great pattern, very easy to knit and I love the lace pattern on the neckline.
However, when I had finished it and tried it on unfortunately the arms didn’t fit at all. They were way too tight. I used the right sizing for the pattern and all the measurements where right when I was finished, but they were just too tight.
So instead I gifted it to my mum. And she loves it! Although I’ve not yet seen her wearing it.
But I do love, love, love the lace pattern at the neckline.
It’s December, this year has raced past so fast, and next year is going to be very exciting! So, to close off the year I am going to refocus again on posting about all of my FOs…as regular readers know I have tried to do this before…but I am determined to do it this time!
Today’s FO are a pair of socks I made for my mum in November two years ago.
It’s a lovely DROPS pattern that I’ve knitted twice now, once for my mum and once for my sister-in-law. It’s a great pattern to knit instead of the usual bog-standard socks, although they are warm and wonderful too.
My mum loves them too and told me that they fit perfectly…and that’s always a bonus, a happy customer!
I know, I know, it’s been too long. I promised myself with a new year I would be trying to post more, I guess it is only 10th of January, so I can still fulfil that promise! So, I will attempt to post about the mountains and mountains of FO’s I’ve finished in the last months, if not years.
So, without further ado, here are some gloves I knitted for my mum, I knitted the same pair for myself. In fact, I posted about them last year, check it out here.
I love these gloves, and my mum does too. They’re really easy to knit, which surprised me as they’re gloves and not mittens. And they look really good too.
I love that the cable pattern continues into each of the fingers, how great is that?
And I love the cable pattern, which, in my opinion, looks very intricate. But let me tell you a secret, it really isn’t complicated!
I do feel that I need to find a better way of sewing up at the end, I don’t like the way it looks at the moment.
And another bonus, they are amazingly warm!
Just a quick picture from our recent trip to Germany. My husband and his mother enjoying the open flame aka ‘Fackel’ at a mediaeval festival at a really old castle close to my mums.
This is where I’m going this weekend: The Knitting and Stitching Show. To say I’m excited is a complete understatement. I’ve been wanting to go to this show every single year, but have never managed.
It also means I get to meet up with a good friend of mine, Georgina, and her mum is coming along too. Additionally, my mummy friend Alicia and her mother-in-law are coming too. I think it’s going to be a lovely morning/afternoon, also because I get some me time.
Now, you guys know that I love my little man with all my heart, but I do need the occasional downtime and this is just the kind of thing that I will love, love, love!
I just have to make sure to control my spending. I’ll let you know what I buy on Sunday!