Sunday, 27 November 2011

All is warm

I have been having blogging withdrawal symptoms lately. Going from posting every day throughout October to about once a week in November has been a shock to the system; my head gets overloaded with things that would have been fun putting on my blog. The good news (to me anyway) is that there’s only a few weeks left of my assignment, and my life will get back to normal, or at least what counts as normal around here. I have been hoarding quilting and art supplies since August and cannot wait to get back to my studio.

Anyway; being too scared of getting sucked into my fabric stash, I don’t even touch it other than to put away whatever I add to it. I’m holding on to my knitting needles in the evenings though, and I have finished up quite a few knitting projects that will keep us all warm through the winter.

For grandchild-to-be:
The alpaca Baby surprise jacket,

the cotton jacket,

the wool blankets,

hats

and booties


For grandson:
The alpaca Tomten jacket. I keep forgetting taking pictures of him wearing it.

For daughter:
Wool belly warmers (pattern bought on Ravelry). When she asked if I could knit one for her, I was expecting to find gazillions of patterns and tutorials on the web, but I had to search high and low to find even one.
These are brilliant, and daughter is very happy with hers.

For me:
The wool leg warmers in super simple garter stitch

very stretchy and warm; my legs and ankles will thank me this winter.
I still have a few more projects on my list, like the alpaca baby hat that I had to frog as it came out too big. Oh well, as soon as my arms have gotten a much needed rest, I’ll be ready to have another go at it.


Have a wonderful week!

12 comments:

  1. I am in awe of all your knitting! The little sweaters and hats are wonderful. Never heard of a belly warmer before but such a clever idea. Love the leg warmers. My legs and ankles are always cold during the winter.

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  2. Love all! Alpaca is so wonderfully soft... And the belly-warmers look amazingly cozy. Nice!

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  3. Wow, you have been busy! I know what you mean about the post-Blogtoberfest experience. The belly band is great! I love the hats, too.

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  4. Girl, do you ever sleep??? I´m so impressed by all the knitting. I love it all but most the jacket with the hood. Oh, that´s wonderful!!

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  5. Så mycket fint du stickat. Gördeln till bebismagen är superläcker.

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  6. Wow! You have been busy! and keeping everybody warm. Good to hear from you!
    Hugs!

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  7. Wowee~I love all that you have posted. Love all the patterns and colors.
    The tummy warmer is so sweet!

    I have been lazy about visiting blogs lately.
    Yours is the first I am visiting today.

    Hugs, Cory

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  8. Wow, you're a one woman knitting machine. LOVE the belly warmers, what a great idea (from a mom who gave birth the first week of January in Canada, twice!). The baby sweaters are so adorable.

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  9. Yummy all, the alpaca jacket and the tomtem jacket, swell. Love the images of your daughter's belly all wrapped up in warmth. xox Corrine

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  10. Such beautiful knitting - those are such treasures for your family members. My MIL used to knit and my husband has a couple of sweaters that she made for him. They are treasured these days now that she is not able to knit.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Regards,
    Anna

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  11. You have certainly been knitting up a storm. I love the tomten jacket you made your grandson. i bet he looks very cute in it.

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  12. You've accomplished quite a lot! Wonderful creations.

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