Monday, 3 February 2014

Stay Cozy and Craft

I am resisting the urge to hibernate, I do not like this time of year, the best thing I can do is stay close to the fire and indulge in some crafting till Spring comes.
I have not been crafting as much as usual recently instead catching up on the huge pile of books and magazines I have beside my armchair and bed.  Over Christmas I knitted these owl fingerless gloves, they are quite a sociable project, ok for knitting and talking at the same time.
Then I decided to knit this cable beret, the pattern was free from the Love Knitting Website and also a crochet collar for Wilberforce which only took about an hour to make. 

Christmas seems ages ago now but I only just downloaded my photos, here are two of the boys enjoying a couple of their presents. 

 During my post Christmas clear up, I came across this fabric I bought last Autumn from a department store in the city.  It is called Terriers and is from Makower.  There are a few different designs but this one has Airedale Terriers on it so I had to buy some.
Have a few projects on the go at the moment but am waiting for the better weather, at these times of year I wish I lived in a hot country - roll on spring.

5 comments:

  1. Love your post !!...so sweet your dogs like the presents ...like the baret ...lovely done...enjoy the week darling...spring is comming soon i hope...!! x !

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  2. What a beautiful collar for you, Wilberforce! Love the owl fingerless gloves! We love seeing your mom's projects!

    Love ya lots♥
    Mitch and Molly

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  3. Love the beret. With your skills, Wilberforce could have a collar for every holiday throughout the year!

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  4. Hi Shirley - nice to see you here again & thanks for the comments on my blog. Glad to see the boys enjoyed their Xmas... xx

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  5. At least you have some great hobbies to do to keep you entertained during this cold winter, Shirley!! Lovely looking creations :) That fabric is just perfect for you and "the boys!"

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