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26 November 2013

Busy knitting

the needles are flashing at the moment, Christmas present knitting. I don't really have anything I can show you apart from a quick blurry peek.



I am also knitting Reindeer hats for the boys, the pattern is a free one from Yours Magazine.  I got one done for Rufus yesterday.  I am so pleased with this - the antlers are a bit wobbly, but I managed the crochet edge.  I am now scaling down the pattern so I can make one for Laurie too. They are coming to stay at the weekend so hopefully I can get them to model them.



My Christmas list still has a number of items on it, then I will be back to the cot blanket and ten stitch.

I just checked my projects on Ravelry, I have started 55 projects this year, of those only one is hibernating (Frilled Dress) and I have 3 WIPs (those mentioned above). I am pleased with my output and the fact that I have achieved so many finished projects.  What about you, how many projects have you achieved, and what is your favourite?  I think mine actually may be the current cot blanket, just for the happy colours, and its a joy to knit.

6 comments:

  1. That Reindeer hat is adorable! I'm looking forward to seeing them modelled. You are braver than me to try and figure out how to make a smaller version. I have the hardest time getting hats to fit, even when I'm following the instructions as written.

    I feel very ashamed reading about how many of your projects you have actually finished. Let's just say I have a few more WIPs (UFOs?) than you do. :-)

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  2. Those reindeer hats are fantastic, very cute!

    I'm not doing any Christmas present knitting this year, I'll try to make my children something for their birthdays instead

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  3. The reindeer hats are great! :-)

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  4. I don't know how many I've made this year, but it feels like way few! Well done you, it's a great achievement.

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  5. Good question! I looked and apparently started 18 projects this year. 2 were frogged, 2 are WIPs, and the rest are FOs! I feel like I haven't done a lot of knitting this year, so I think that's pretty good. I also finished 2 long languishing sweaters this year that I didn't start this year. I am happy to have finished those up.

    The reindeer hats are fabulous :)

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  6. Wow, 55 means lot of knitting! Congratulation on your works!
    I love these WIPs, especially that reindeer hat :)

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