Monday, May 31, 2010

Grocery Bag Holder

What do I write about this?It has been made with a very soft acrylic yarn which is locally available. Got stalled midway because I fell short of yarn and had to wait for the shop guy to get it from somewhere else. What is the birdie decoration doing with it? I just felt they both look good together.

As usual i did not read the pattern properly. Usually I realise my mistake after a few rounds. This time I broke all my previous records and realised it after making the whole thing and taking pictures.hehehe. But it looks fine. So me not worried at all. Ok if you are still wondering what the mistake is, according to the pattern the FPDtr spans through 2 rows. But in my case just 1. Well what difference does it make. All is well that ends well isn't it?

Friday, May 28, 2010

Nima's Hat Pincushion

Nima (Made to treasure) is hosting a hat pincushion pattern giveaway. Anyone can take the pattern from her ( details here ). She wants us to make it and embellish it according to our taste. So this is what I came up with.

Just a little embroidery (can we call it that ) and beadwork. Here is a closeup

When Pranav saw this he wanted to know for whom the hat is for. He tried it on his head but it was a bit small according to him. He thought about some of his cousins who are younger than him. But decided it would not fit them as well. But finally we found someone who can use this hat.
What do you think?

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Crochet Can Jacket

I have almost three or four projects waiting to be given finishing touches. But have not touched them since last week. And yesterday instead of working on them, I ended up making this.
An empty oats can and some scarp yarn was used. Perfect for instant gratification. And DH wants me to make many more of these. So me happy with the result.
Pattern: Crochet Jar Jacket

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Hexagonal Happiness!!

Oh My!!Iam so very happy and pleased today. I finally finished the Hexagon Throw I was working on. Yesssssssssss. Its done. And Iam so pleaaasssed with how it looks. Want to see it?? Here it is. Tah Dah...

I have been so inspired by Lucy of Attic24. Her blog is so colourful and cheerful and inspiring and what not. If you have not visited her blog yet, please do so. I want to make all the things that she has shown in her blog. This throw is one of them. It took me more than 4 months (with short breaks in between for other projects ) to finish it. But so worth it. All at home love it. Just randomly picked and used colours as I worked on it. I joined the hexagons in the end using single crochet. Gave a very simple edging.

Pattern: http://attic24.typepad.com/weblog/2008/11/hexagon-crochet.html

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Our Weekend

We are facing so many issues now. After feeling very low and sulking a lot the last week, we decided to forget everything for a while and go out and indulge in some retail therapy.

None of these cost much, but it felt so good. Bought some really good tea towels( I loved the prints ), some coffee mugs, a bear shaped measuring tape (for meeee), iron on patches (again for meeee)..

On Saturday we went to a dairy farm, where the little one had lots of fun. We had fun too.

So this weekend was a welcome break where we did not get much time to worry. Hope things will improve soon.