Saturday, March 21, 2015

FNSI Results….


Last night saw me finishing of this baby blanket, I worked on the edging with a picot stitch, very dainty and elegant…….


here’s a close up of the edging….. the mum-to-be requested the blanket be done in yellow and white and I thought with such  a delicate colour way it needed the yellow to be able to pop which I think I’ve achieved with this pattern I think the yellow would have gotten lost if I’d made it into a ripple like the previous baby blanket Smile


Now it’s all nicely wrapped up with a pretty daffodil yellow satin ribbon ready and waiting to be given to the mum-to-be at her baby shower in April Smileif you’d like to see what everyone else got up to last night pop over to Wendy's but make sure to grab yourself a cuppa before you do as I’m sure you’ll be sitting for a while admiring everyone’s creativeness. Thanks  Wendy for hosting such a fun night!!

Monday, March 16, 2015

Baby blanket done and dusted……


Now to get the second requested baby blanket on my to-do list onto my finished pile……..wish me luck I have two more weeks to get this one done in time for her baby shower  in AprilSmile

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Block Two Finished….


Finally finished this block, I got side-tracked with another crocheted baby blanket I’ll post a photo of  it tomorrow once all the ends have been sewn in Smile

Monday, March 9, 2015

Bendigo Woollen Mills…..


Today my sister Anne and I headed off to Bendigo to visit the Bendigo Woollen Mills and I must admit I thought I’d ended up in wool heaven! I was very good though and didn’t buy too much just a few balls I needed to finish off a couple of projects I have on the go……


But I just couldn’t resist this pattern called “Floral Beauty” which ended up coming home with me.I’m seeing this one made up with all my leftover wool from my many different projects so another long term project is on the horizon, the pattern calls for 8ply but I’ll be doing mine in 4ply and just making up more blocks till I get the desired sizing…….I know, I’m hopeless when it comes to starting something new before finishing off my many other projects Sad smile  but on the bright side this one will be for me when it’s finished and that has to be a good thing Smile

Sunday, March 8, 2015

A finish for March!


I finally finished working on my FIL’s raffle blanket…….


A close up of the colours used……


All neatly folded and waiting to be hand delivered to my FIL at the end of this month when they come down to stay for the weekend …..PHEW!  Done and dusted!!  Now I just hope he likes it lol…..

Saturday, March 7, 2015

FNWF Results….


Last night saw me working a few more rows on this baby blanket I’m making for one of the girls at work, if you want to check out what everyone else was working on just pop over to Cheryll's Smile I’m about to make myself another cuppa and go blog surfing and see what everyone else got up to as well.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Friday Night With Friends….

FnwF resized

I’ll be joining in with a host of lovely ladies from around the world tonight to sit and sew but in my case sit and crochet there’s still time to join in here Smile

Monday, March 2, 2015

Sticky salmon with Asian greens….


Sunday dinner last night……looked really good but not too sure about the taste test I found the salmon just a bit too fishy for me but loved the choy sum ( Asian greens ) would attempt this again but with a white fish substitute next try, I must admit it’s nice to get out of my cooking comfort zone by trying new recipes. Smile

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Scandinavian Roses Block two……progress photo’s





This is where I’m up to with block two after working on it over the past week and this weekend……I’ve also prepped blocks three and four to work on once this block is done Smile