it’s sunday again so once more i’m starting off with another update on my yop progress. i’ve been working away on 3 of my projects this week – my socks (yes still going on those!) and the 2 late additions to the list, my purple lighthouse shawl and some granny bunting.
although it feels like i’ve been doing a lot the progress is looking pretty minimal to be honest – a few inches here and there and just one more granny triangle for the bunting.
so this week just a quick piccie of the pretty colours that are making me smile
part of the reason i’ve not made more noticeable progress on these is that i got seriously distracted yesterday. following my post in the morning i decided to venture out (as the football season started yesterday i don’t think the other half even noticed i had gone!). the aim was just to get a 3mm hook and some cheap yarn. i succeeded but as is the normal way i came home with a little more than had planned…..
so many gorgeous projects in here and planning to start small with a little washcloth set using the pink and purple cotton i picked up as well. am thinking they’d look nice as a little surprise for my mum’s bathroom.
with the hook and cheap yarn though i already had a purpose – an innocent hat for this year’s big knit 🙂 i’m not sure if it was the cheap yarn or, for me, using such a small hook for dk, but it was t-o-u-g-h! i still have weird lack of sensation in my 3rd finger from having to grip the hook so hard to pull loops through and i am missing some skin from my left hand fingers due to the yarn as well 😦
but, at the end of it all came, as christened by the other half, cyril ♥
as i love him i am choosing to ignore that his eyes don’t look anything alike and that there’s a big lump on the back of his neck where the sewing together didn’t go quite to plan!
due to his wonkiness i don’t think he’s quite cut out to grace an innocent bottle yet so a new hook with comfort grip and some nice soft wool have been ordered so that cyril will get some brothers and sisters that are fit for purpose.
i’ve had a lovely afternoon moseying around to read everyone else’s updates – lots of beautiful knitting and crocheting we’ve been doing this week!
hope you enjoy the last of the weekend