Triffid plant, knitting fail and bags again
Another fantastic week of weather this week, Phil has managed to clear some of the dead leaves and plants from the garden.
Today is looking as though it may be ok.
We didn’t have any plans this week.
This triffid like plant seems to be taking over it grows so much in a week
Work in progress
I was not happy with the sock so pulled it out.
Higgledy Piggledy Blanket 2 is finished. If you have not seen the first blanket you can see it here
More bags sewn
Oh and I made up 2 patterns for project bags.
I cleaned all the downstairs windows on Tuesday.
Still doing my 10 min clear out 2 drawers this week and cleared all of the tat that you save from Christmas crackers and kinder eggs there were lots and lots.
And now to sort out all the old recipes.
Friday last week
I made lots of stitch markers to go in the kit bags.
I helped my friend to sew up her owl, it has been in and out at least 3 times and she was going to give up. I am hoping this is ok when it gets stuffed.
I started a crochet sock and pulled it out I don't think crochet looks right for socks
Well I didn’t think I had done much this week but when I start writing there are always quite a few different things, I don’t like working on only one project I like to be able to chop and change, variety is the spice of life so they say !!!
Hints and Tips
When working on a project with lots of ends
Always darn in the ends as you go along don't save them all until the end you will find that a chore.
I like to use the yarn from the centre of the ball, it stops it rolling all over the floor.
Turning chains at the beginning of a row or round you need to make a turning chain to give you the height for the stitch you are going to work next.
1ch. = dc. - double crochet
2ch. = htr. - half treble
2ch. or 3ch. this depends on what I am making =tr. - treble
sometimes 3ch. makes too big a hole at the side of the work and I want it to be neater I will use 2ch. instead
3 or 4ch. = dbtr. - double treble
End of this weeks hints and tips.
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