Monday, 4 June 2012

Snappy Happy Monday - 03

Hello Monday!

Wow what a week!! I have been busy, busy!! What with my son turning 11, Getting him ready for a school trip to little Canada in the isle white, my mums birthday and my sisters tomorrow! There was also the Birth of a friend’s baby, and of course lots of jubilee celebrations.

Knitting wise I have not done a lot, after waiting a few days for my 3mm knit pro needles to arrive, so I could make start on my knitted clutch design, I snapped them!! *slaps head with palm of hand!*It just wasn’t meant to be!  As previous to this I dropped a stitch and had to frog everything *sigh*
This is the 2nd pair of Knit pro needles to snap at ths size :( i must be to heavy handed!

I have now ordered some knit pro metal tips in those sizes, but with the long bank holiday weekend, I am guessing they won’t arrive till late part of next week! So I am going to make a start on a crochet version in the meantime. 

Have been really busy with working behind the scenes on my new shop, it has been a challenge and its taking me a lot longer than the average person , because I am doing it all my self {by choice}  but I wanted to prove to myself that I can do it, calculating and imputing postage was an experience!! *grins*   Dyscalculia may have won the battle but it didn’t win the war, as I cracked it :D 

You can now visit the shop from my blogs menu bar :D

I am also re-organising my work space in my work shop, and fitting out a proper dye studio in one section, at the moment I just have a sink and a small work table, so I am really excited about having more work tops and storage shelves to home all my STUFF like dyes and containers as there is so much of it EVERYWHERE lol 

I am also repainting the workshop mint – and yes as one instagramer pointed at I am obsessed with this colour at the moment, I just can’t help it, it makes me swoon!

From the Crown vintage paint range

I have also been sorting through my fabric stash, I brought so much of it last year, but I just cannot bring myself to use it!, so I am thinking about, having pieces of my favourites framed! And hopefully I will get around to making that quilt that I have promised myself for the last two years to make!
Love birds - Michael Miller
 Hope those of you in the UK are enjoying your long weekend, even if the weather is topical british rain!

To the rest of you have a good week!


  1. WOW! That's a whole lot rolled into one post. I love all the photos!

  2. Love the way you displayed your Instagram photos! And those knitting earrings are too cute! :)

  3. Sounds like cool stuff is going on! I am loving that colour too!
    I have totally given up on the smaller knitpro wooden ends - I have snapped countless now.... I think they're just too weak - metal is better although tricky to tighten. I think a rubber band might work wrapped around the needle when doing it up - but haven't tried it yet.

  4. I need a pair of knitting earrings!


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