Sunday, 18 April 2010

I had to post again...

... because I've been so terribly crafty today.

True to plan I made another little baby bandana top.
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Brown. Very brown. I know some people think strong colours look wrong on babies but I rather like them.
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The buttons are fakery. They cover poppers, which will be much easier for the parents. So it's really a little shirt.

I also finished all the knitting on Steggie. I did the hood and seamed it and did the spikes for the head and sewed them on.
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Isn't it cute? I am really happy with it.
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I just need a zip and to sew that in. Then it should be ready by the time they are back!

And then....I had previously threaded the beads, but today was when I cast on, and then I cast off about an hour ago.
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It's the free beaded bracelet pattern by Heather and it is rather awesome. No purling, no increasing. Just cast on, knit and cast off. The shaping is from the beads. I would definitely recommend it. The only hardcore bit is the 1.75mm needles which were a bit hard to get used to. Especially as the 'yarn' was cotton so not stretchy. But after the first few rows it got much easier. I sewed on a little popper for the fastening and am wearing it while I type!

So there we go - what a great day! If only every day could be like this but sadly, it's back to work tomorrow. Ah well.

4 comments:

Nicola said...

A beautiful crafty day :)

Heather said...

The bracelet looks great! Glad you enjoyed the pattern.

I love the bandana tops, and I think strong colours look great on anyone (babies included).

Becky said...

I totally love those bandana tops they are amazing - I would so have put my boys in them when they were little - gorgeous !!! what a creative lady you really are; and as for the spotty pants you've made for yourself - what can I say - wonderful !

lacepetticoat said...

That stegosaurus hoodie is too cute! I feel an adult-sized version coming on...

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