Monday, August 29, 2011

Yarn and a New Bag!!!

Very warm welcome to all the new followers and a bigggg thank you to all of you who have taken time to leave comments here. I was not able to visit many blogs the past two weeks. Now need to check out everything new happening around.

I ordered 18 balls of the Stylecraft yarn last month. I ordered it in the end of July. I told you I was down health-wise and needed something to cheer me up. I had almost given up hope and thought it's lost when I did not receive the parcel even after 25 days. The people from whom I ordered it online(Deramores) were extremely good and supportive. They even offered to send me a replacement package. But today morning I got it!!!And I am so so happy!!!!

I also bought some pure wool in lovely shades recently. I want to try felting. I know I really went overboard with all the buying. I couldn't help it. I know you all will understand. Although nobody at home does.

This is a bag I made, to use up some of the stash I already have to feel less guilty about all the purchases. It can take the shape of a big shopping bag, a cuter smaller bag, or a square yarn basket. I will share instructions on how to make it, later. And any suggestions for a name for the bag please.

Monday, August 15, 2011


I had lost my will to do anything at all last week. Was hit by the flu making rounds here. Feel a lot better now. Attended a Ravelry meet this weekend and that was so refreshing. I am all ready to knit,crochet and sew.
I thought I will show you my button stash today. Not much, but makes me happy.

The ones below, I bought yesterday evening. I so used to drool over these flower buttons that I saw in many blogs. Never thought I will find them here. I had to really control myself from jumping and screaming when I saw these in the shop.

Dont you love the pencil stub buttons and the rainbow buttons in the picture below. Got them in a swap with a friend in Ravelry. And those cute fruit buttons. They really lift my mood. Do you think I am crazy?

I have been featured on Sarandipities blog. Actually my post about the bling purse was the most visited post along with another post in the Make Something Monday link party.

Its a nice feeling!! Have a nice day!!

Sunday, August 7, 2011


Remember a bling purse I had blogged about earlier? After almost 2 months I have lined it. Just in time to gift it to a friend who is going on a long holiday.
Have found this amazing site for making picture mosaics. I love it!!
Pattern for the purse came from here.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Turquoise it is!!

Thank you so much to each and every one of you who gave me valuable suggestions in my last post. So the majority of the people gave a thumbs up for a common turquoise border.

My confusion was that usually the granny square works I have seen follow a colour scheme which is exactly the opposite of what I am trying to do. That is vibrant colours with a subtle border. My border is more vibrant than all the colours inside. But I am loving it more and more now. Have made 24. I am planning to make 80 or maybe 100. Lets see!!

Thanks again for your comments. Really appreciate it!! Have a happy weekend!!

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Granny Throw

When I started making these squares, the idea was to make a blanket!!But now I have decided it will be a throw. I have to say I am not very excited with the way its shaping up. The colours I am using are purple, pale pink, green, light brown, dark brown and orange. Earthy colours basically.

I wanted to give a common border to all. Today morning I tried this. The colours are more true in the second picture. How does this look. I would love to hear your suggestions.