Gosh I cannot but help to comment about the weather, there is so much RAIN. What more can I say? It is wet, so darn wet and muddy. But it is glorious – Umbrellas and rain boots for all!
So while the lawn is shooting to knee height and the zucchini are the size of a small childs thigh. I have been busy making, sewing and knitting.
For a few of my girlfriends (who if you read this play dumb when you receive your package!) I am making applique` tea towels. With blue birds and chickens. I brought a few ‘fat quarters’, heat’n’bond lite and plain teatowels. I can do a ‘how-to’ if you are interested.
Above is the chicken. She is almost completed. Just embroidering around the outside with a mattress stitch left to do.
A few knitted poultry have been added to the farm animals, along with an almost finished ‘spring lamb’ – What a fiddly pattern, I think that’s why I am yet to finish it, blah!-
And finally in between sewing, knitting animals and celebrating the end of school activities I am also making my Nana 2 pairs of socks.
These are a no-brainer waffle stitch pattern *Knit 2 rows, Knit 2 Purl 2 for two rows, rep from *. I adore knitting socks, it is something I started to do about 4 years ago. I wouldn’t say I am an expert or even a pro, but I can do it and once that heel is turned and you are onto the foot. Oh my, it is satisfying!