Hello and thanks for visiting my blog. I have been knitting on and off for 50 years and I recently learned to crochet. I love looking for wool bargains and making them into something useful. I mainly knit for charity. I occasionally knit for myself and family members if I find a really good pattern or if they ask nicely!!

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Busy busy busy....

I am insanely busy at the moment trying to do 100 things at once.  But there is a saying "If you want something done, ask a busy person."

This is just a quick post to show my latest 2 creations.

I bought a remnant of material and made this t-shirt pour moi.  I used a Burda Easy pattern and it lived up to its name.  I'm pleased with how it turned out and I still have loads of material left.....just need to decide what to do with it.

Then I knitted a child's hat to go with the scarf I blogged about recently.  I combined 2 yarns and love the result.  I also followed 2 different knitting patterns.....1 for the crown which is nicely shaped (though it doesn't show up well in the photo) and 1 for the rest of the hat.  I think this would suit any child.

Both projects were very quick.  They were also easy to make in this heatwave we are having at the moment which makes big, heavy projects unappealing.

Well, it's nearly midnight and I had better recharge my batteries so I am ready for the next deluge that life wants to throw at me!


linda said...

It's nice to be busy Una and If you are like me you get so much more done when you are under pressure, I love your top it's just the thing for the warm weather it looks light and cool. The hat is lovely and yes it has to be small projects in this heat. :)

Amy at love made my home said...

Great makes! xx

Mereknits said...

Do you have enough fabric to make a skirt? I think it would be a lovely outfit.

Lisa N. said...

The hat is great! and I think it is so cool that you can sew your own clothing. I will aspire to do this someday as well :)
take care,

Una said...

I'm more comfortable in trousers. I have enough for a long sleeve tunic, so that might be a possibility.

Una said...

I'm really cutting down on shop-bought clothes. When you sew something, you realise how easy it is and how expensive it is to buy clothes from a shop.

Maria said...

Love the fabric in the top!