Wednesday, 13 July 2011

I'm back! and WIP weds...

I'm back! And I'm now a married woman, with any luck I'll post some pics and tell you about it tomorrow, as we're hoping to collect the official photos tomorrow at some point...

And it just so happens to be Wednesday today, which means it's Work In Progress Wednesday as hosted by Tami.

I've got a few things on the go at the moment, I'm still "working" on the crayon blanket, the hooded jacket and the cushion cover, by which I mean I'm looking at them occasionally and not doing a lot else. They'll get finished eventually.

I've got a couple of new projects to go with them. The first is a replacement granny square crochet blanket to swap for the two that my nephew uses as security blankets. He likes to stick his fingers and toes through the holes and wriggle them, unfortunately the yarn wasn't strong enough for that and both his blankets now need heavy repairs. It's the acrylic DK I had left over from the celtic scarf I made.

The second project is my very first bit of knitting! I got a crash course from an auntie, (not the one that taught me crochet, a different auntie!), in casting on, ribbing, stockinette stitch, and casting off. Not sure how much I can remember now, but youtube vids are good reminders when I get stuck. For my first knitting project I've gone for something flat that isn't going to need any stitching up at the end, and that actually only really uses the knit stitch. It's the diagonal comfort blanket from Lion brand yarn. I'm making this in the aran yarn leftover from the convertible hat.

Oh, and I should probably tell you who the knitted blanket is for, as they're also the reason I've not felt up to blogging much...

My final work in progress for today is:

A tiny human I'm growing, pictured here at 12 weeks and 1 day ish, this was taken last Friday and we're very excited to meet him or her in January!