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Winter is here,
Friday morning started off very cold, and very misty. The mist burned off when the sun came out, but it remained a typical winters day here in Johannesburg.
That of course, meant a cold and wintery weekend. And lots of time for crafting. 🙂 Yay.
I finished the crochet blanket I was working on. Miekie loved the idea and could not snuggle under it soon enough. I used a very plain stitch and pattern and it went amazingly quick. I love this yarn and colour, “woodpecker” colour says the label. It works well and fast.
And Old Ned, the little green and red bear, also got done. He turned out so cute, and the perfect little friend for Old Blu that I did a while back. I really like the fur with the two colours.
It is a chilly Monday here and this morning was a mere 3 degrees C but it warmed up again to a nice winters day.
Happy crafting all.
Nicola Florence @ ayarnyrobin said:
Just love Old Ned 😊
🙂 Thank you so very much. xx
Ginny @ Mytimestitching .com said:
I love the Woodpecker blanket. It turned out really well and will be perfect to snuggle under on those chilly days. The bear is so adorable. The 2 toned fur makes him a very special bear. Enjoy your time indoors crafting while it is cold outside.
Thank you so much. 🙂 I am happy with the way the blanket turned out. And the fact that I completed it, and so quickly too. Was a lovely project.
I am happy with Old Ned and the way he turned out. The fur is something different and works for him. I have already taken out a pattern and fabric for the next one, a floppy bunny. 🙂
Enjoy summer on your side and the warm weather. Take care. xx
love Old Ned and the blanket! Both done just in time for a winter snuggle. 🙂
Thank you. Just, right on time. I am happy with the way Old Ned turned out. 🙂 I have already taken out another, this time a floppy bunny.
Always another project in the wings, right?
🙂 so right. One to knit, one to crochet, and one to stitch. Sometimes more than one of each, depending on the colour and if I can work on it when the light is low. 😉
that’s right – and some that are easy and some that are complicated, too. 🙂
Missy's Crafty Mess said:
Ned is really cute! I love your blanket. It’s the perfect addition to the seasonal weather you are having.
Thank you so much. 🙂 First “big” blanket I made. Previously its always been squares, so you dont realize the size while working on it. It is ready right on time for winter too.
Old Ned is so cute!
I love your blanket! Lovely colors:) It will be perfect for the cold weather.
Thank you. 🙂 Yes it is, specially now that it has turned cold. I finished right on time this time.
You and I are treating these cold winter days the same way – blankets and bears for you, blankets and etui doll for me! It’s a great way to pass the time. Love Ned, that yarn is perfect for a bear! And all our blankets need to get the furry babies approval 🙂
🙂 yes absolutely. We make up craftwise when it turns cold. Our summers are just to nice and hot to be indoors, and crafting is definitely more summery then too.
🙂 Furry babies always seems to have the final say, don’t they? Mine just loves to snuggle, the bigger the project the happier we are.
Happy crafting too.
I’m in love with Old Ned. X
🙂 Thank you. He did turn out super cute.
I like the woodpecker colors too. That will keep someone warm and toasty during your winter. The bears are adorable!! I’ve never seen fur like that. I like winter for the same reason. More reading and crafting time. My garden takes so much time in the spring and summer.
🙂 Thank you.
My doggie is loving me (or the blanket) very much lately. She is trying to claim it I guess.
I also liked the fur on this bear. Quite different.
🙂 Happy crafting and gardening.
Kristen McLaren said:
Your blanket looks so cozy and I love those colors!
🙂 Thank you so much. xx