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It has been a lovely and busy crafty long weekend, and I am extremely happy with the time I could enjoy at home and out and about, still enjoying the last warm weather, as Fall has not arrived just yet and the days are still warm and so comfortable to be outside. While visiting a friend in the countryside, these two came to visit and loved the fruits we shared with them.
Of course, I made the most of the time and cakes some yarns, cut the fabulous fur that I got from my sister for my next bear project and knitted on my Tanis Triangular Shawl. The bear is slightly bigger than those I usually make, and I am so loving this fur. My shawl is growing so fast, I am already at the lacy edge.
Sitting still and knitting and crafting was not all I did. Having bought pretty little ceramic pieces and tiles over the last few months, it was time to get these into good use. A colleague (who knows me way to well) gave me two precious little wooden boxes, and I decorated them for use in my guest room / craft corner. And as I love drinking tea, I made a stand for my teapot and another for my mugs. (the last one still needs to dry a little longer before I dust off the grout)
And all my magazines got sorted and stored properly. This little shelf is a self assembly project, and took a little work, but the holes were all pre-drilled and it was not to difficult in the end, with a little help of course.
The granny square blanket is my daughter’s blanket, made for her more than twenty plus years ago, by my Grandmother, my daughters’ great-grandmother. It is still in use and now have a precious place in my reading corner, along with my little porcelain doll that is more than 30 years old already.