Monday, January 11

knit 1 purl 1 x

another monday, another blanket of snow....hope you've had a good start to your week....i'm feeling very lucky to have another week on holiday from work (although i am popping in for a quick meeting tomorrow!) and am going to make the most of each day....


....inspired by all you creative lovelies i have taken up the knitting needles again, lovely new cath kidston knitting needles, currently working their way through a cream cable cushion cover....i had ambitiously wanted to start with a cable throw but thought it might be a little more realistic to start with something a little smaller....

handknit lace accent pillow by frenchpressknits via etsy

....i also want to learn how to crochet, properly, i have a vague recollection of sitting "crocheting" when i was younger, in fact i think i was just repeating the same stitch over & over with no real goal in mind....but i love the granny chic cushion covers & squares from the lovely emma lamb and would love to have a few of my own scattered around the house.....

off now to brave the snowy roads for dinner with friends
xx

6 comments:

  1. Hi there,
    I love your blog, and it inspired me to start my own! The name of mine is bloom. It will be a mixture of my inspirations and creations. I love so many of the same things you do. Etsy is great! Anyhow, reading your blog really makes my day, just wanted to let you know. Thanks:)
    Lara

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  2. Oh how I would love to learn to knit...my grandma tried to teach me once...I was not a very good student when I was younger. Have fun.xoxo

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  3. Isn't knitting a wonderful way to relax and create! My mother taught me who to knit...and so very glad she did. Enjoy your extended holiday! Denise

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  4. I'd love to learn how to knit! Good luck with the cushion cover x

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  5. Learning to crochet is on my 2010 to do list....It reminds me of lace....love your blog!

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  6. Hi, I love that cushion cover. Good luck with your projects. Lx

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