Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Getting there

Hello...bright and sunny morning here in my patch and I am feeling brighter and sunnier too. Did you know it is nearly Christmas? I mean almost Christmas? Yikes! Where did 2010 go? Well I have been preparing. I made my Christmas cake last night, fed it and put it to bed. I will unwrap it and feed it again a few more times before it is decorated by my very excited 7 year old!

This was the yummy dried fruit mix soaking up brandy....mmmmm

And I have actually finished another gift........

Yay! The zig-zag stripe is finally finished. You know I almost ripped this as I just wasn't enjoying the colours...and even up until I did the edging last night I wasn't sure. But I love it! It is cosy and soft and full of colour.

Ooo it feels fantastic to finish something after what seems like an age! Still have more to finish Gretel beret by Ysolda has had to be put on hold until I finish Christmas gifts. I have made some progress and am really enjoying the pattern....

And I have bought myself a little treat to attempt to make some socks!!!

Aren't the colours fab-u-lous?!!!! xxx


  1. Luckely you haven't ripped your blanket cause it's turned out beautiful !!
    Your beret has a warm look .. :)
    Oh Andrea, this morning I too bought this yarn with the different colors, is indeed fabulous !!
    I don't know what I will do with this yarn, first I thought: socks and then gloves or maybe a scarf ?? hihi I shall think about it ;)

    have a nice evening , Susie

  2. I really like your zigzag blanket, especially the photo of it laid right out on the bench. Beautifully bright and colourful.

  3. wow, you're a whizz at crochet & have made some lovely blankets,

    love the look of the sock yarn too,


  4. You almost ripped it????? You had a crazy moment there?? Man, this is an amazing blanket!! It's perfect, beautiful, sparkling, just lovely!! Great great job.
    Can't wait to see your beret!

  5. Hello Andrea,
    Thank you so much for visiting my blog:) Your ripple is beautiful I love it!
    Have a wonderful day!

  6. Your ripple blanket is beautiful! What's not to love about it? I'm so glad you didn't rip it back.
    I'm loving the edging you did and wonder what it is called so I can Google it. I am about halfway with a ripple from the Attic 24 tutorial and think it really needs something to finish it off.
    I'm a new follower enjoying your blog very much :)


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