Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Work in Progress Wednesday - {12-12-11} Knitty Galore

Hello Wednesday
It’s all Knitty galore in this house *grins*, after absolutely no knitting for months I now have three active WIP { lol I know shocking right!!}
If you read my weekend ramblings and pictures blog post on Monday, you would have already learnt that I had one of those awful realisations that I didn’t have enough yarn to complete the first cardigan. {You can read more about that by clicking Here}
So while waiting for new yarn to arrive I have cast on a second Cardigan for my daughter {after all don’t want my knitting mojo getting stifled now do I!!}
Again in Marble chunky but in a colour way I have more than one ball in. {ok I will admit I do have quite a few balls of marble chunky in different colours lol}
I have also started doing a few rows here and there on my Caponcho, that’s been sitting unloved for month’s such a pretty colour way would be a shame not to finish it.
I am also going to cast on this The purl knit turban, was going to use my yellow easy knits twinkle, but now I am not so sure.. would have to double knit as it's DK weight.
If you read my one a day posts on a Tuesday, you will know already that now I have finished my granny blanket,  I can get back to my vintage red crochet cloak which is made out of granny squares {yay!! Feel so excited about this project again}
I have never done cross stich before, always fancied having ago, so when I saw these small Christmas themed kits in hobby craft, I had to get them..oh sooo cute!!
 
Well that’s it from me on the WIP front, but I just wanted to share some photo’s, my children have started their Christmas break. And I am really enjoying have them all home at the moment {couple of weeks’ time will be a different story I am sure!!}

Walks like an old lady {so darn cute!!}

Such a cute Panda!!

Me Apparently looking like a leaf lol well according to my hubby!  

Phoenix sporting his Reindeer jumper :D
Cutest pair of Panda’s ever!! Lol, well that’s it from me I have a date with my daughter and lovely friend Lee {anotherlee} we have a day planned, of baking Christmas themed goods :) will be back tomorrow with photo’s!

For more WIP head over to Tamis :)

Have a fabulous day every one xx


17 comments:

  1. Such beautiful WIPS!! Love the colors!!

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  2. I love the old lady pic!

    A leaf?!?!!?!

    Hahahahah!

    xxx

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  3. Hope your yarn shows up soon. When working on other projects I know the one that I can't work on because of missing supplies is the one that I REALLY want to work on. Everything is looking awesome and cross stitch isn't hard, but large projects can get tedious at times.

    Lovely pandas!

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  4. Love all your projects...such pretty yarn.

    cute kids and momma :)

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  5. It's nice to read a post from someone who has as many WsIP as I do :) I absolutely love the colour of that marble chunky yarn. It's going to make a beautiful cardigan.

    PANDA! So cute :) and good to remind yourself how cute they are when they start driving you nuts ;)

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  6. I LOVE Marble Chunky. I bought some while in Canterbury during my London trip, and wish I had gotten more (but considering the state of my luggage, I never would have fit it all in!)
    The colors on the cardi are lovely! :)

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  7. I hope you get a good match with your supplemental yarn! It looks great so far. Not surprising you'd want to cast on another straight away.

    Kids all look adorable - enjoy your family time!

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  8. Such great pictures. I love the colorway on the second Marble chunky. Suits your yarn bowl too.

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  9. All the pictures in this post are making me so happy! They also make me want (a) a panda hat (b) some Marble chunky yarn in the second-cardigan colourway, it's gorgeous, and (c) to try a cross-stitch kit of my own. The ones you picked are too sweet, I hope you have fun with them! I've never actually tried cross-stitch, either, it's on my list...

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  10. I hate it when I run out of yarn! I'm currently redoing a shawl with a small needle because of that reason.

    I love all your projects and have fun with the caponcho. That's one that I'm considering.

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  11. I love the yellow yarn and turban pattern. Very stylish. Your kids are so cute! Enjoy the winter break with them.

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  12. I love the cardigan colours! I hope your new yarn comes soon. Cross stitch is fun, although I prefer my yarn these days :) I do love seeing the pictures grow up one colour at a time. I love your little yarn bowl! It's gorgeous <3

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  13. What a feast for the eyes, all that lovely yarn you are using for your projects. I like cross stitch, it was my first ever crafting experience as an adult. I still do it from time to time. Wonderful pics of your kids!

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  14. I like having lots of WIPs, I can never stick at anything for too long or I get bored and resentful ;)

    Love the colours you have going on, the new marble chunky is very pretty :)

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  15. Wow, when your mojo comes back, it comes back BIG! Beautiful stuff you're working on, but your kids are kind of stealing the show today. Cute!

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  16. I did that reindeer cross stitch last year! They're great little kits to get started on, because they work up so quickly.

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