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20 November 2013

Those works in progress and holiday knitting

I take my knitting on holiday whenever I can, and a cold autumn afternoon tucked up in our holiday house was the perfect place to knit.  I took with me the cot blanket, and managed to work up all the colours and start the 2nd repeat.



I knitted a couple of hats for Laurie

Sublime Vintage Racing Helmet from #606

Just a beanie with a made up pattern




Then a pair of leggings for Baby R, they are a bit of a jigsaw, it will be interesting to see how all the bits go together, the pattern is from Sublime 606 - Vintage Utility Leggings.  I have a cute little cream and wine striped top from GAP to go with these.



I didn't take the Ten Stitch but thought you might like to see how its coming along


I managed a bit of reading too, I am reading the Regeneration Trilogy by Pat Barker - and just started book 2 Eye in the Door, these books are about the effects of World War I on soldiers and civilians, very graphic and unsettling in parts and obviously very well researched.  Not something I thought I would enjoy but am pleasantly surprised.  Very topical right now with the 100th anniversary.

5 comments:

  1. These projects are all lovely, but my favorites are the cot blanket and ten stitch. Great colors!

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  2. Yes like Marie said these projects are lovely and I saw it at tami's amis! Julie at julieslifestyle.blogspot.com

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  3. Busy lady. Those rainy days on holiday look like they were good to you at least for knitting and reading.

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  4. Aw lovely hats :) The cot blanket is beautiful, I love bright colours for babies :)

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  5. Love, Love, Love the baby blanket! Everything else too, really. You had a fun and productive vacation!

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