All Done

Well its a incy wincy lie.  There are still no buttons on my Cardi. 

But the Xmas Tree is finished!  I am pleased with it and I discovered that it is actually bigger than any of the others cross stitches I have done although possibly not so densely filled.  It is also nice to have something with such straight forward back stitch.Image

There are some mistakes without a doubt but only I know that (well and now all of you) but nothing that you would be able to tell I mean none of the animals arms are attached in the wrong place or anything!  OH’s Nanna doesn’t like sky on her jigsaws well I don’t think I like grass and foliage on my cross stitch.  Its also strange how there are some silk numbers (shades) that I just know are going to be trouble and I don’t know why.

I have realised that I have missed a very important piece of information.  I have been exorcised have sold my knitting machine.  WOOO HOOOO  I have nothing more to say on the subject.

What’s next then?

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 Ah yes a little light knitting.  Well so light, some a little more taxing.  The blue bulking and purple are part of my payment for the knitting machine.  This has gone against all of my understanding as I always choose what I want to do then buy the yarn.  But I have found a snoody/scarf thing which should work for the bulky and a lacy knit for the purple, this may not go so well as again against my understanding I will have to do a tension square and have no idea how much yardage I have so might run out!

The two blue and grey are for dual purpose squares, practice for big project and also for the local knit shops charity project.  The brown/cream is for some wrist warmers and the MEGA aran is for a proper aran cardi for me. I have been harboring one for a long time now.

I was also having a tidy in my loft the other day and discovered 3 generations of crafting past.  There were various items made by elder family members and then I found these

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Made by me

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Made by my great nanna

Then I thought hang on there were more……………after some thinking and discussion the decision was made that my sister is the custodian of the reminder of the family.  And here they are

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 Made by my nanna

On the book front I am almost finished Christine and expect to be finished some time in the next week.

(Apologies for bad pics and aligning, I will work it out one day!)

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One thought on “All Done

  1. The Christmas Cross stitch is BEAUTIFUL! You should use the photo as the cover of your Christmas cards this year!

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