. . . on a lighter note

Haven’t shared my projects for a while . .and there’s a lot of them . .so here’s my ‘gallery’ in the style of  ‘Vision On’

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Doo dobe dodo dobe do

Shawl from ‘Lets Knit’ Magazine, went slightly wrong, but still looked good.

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A little experiment gone well, with lots of different styles in my head now.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Cardigan for my little neice

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Berry Hats. Lots of fun and easy to knit up

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the ‘hey look I can crochet!’ hat

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Had a request from Baby Ben for a hat . . .so of course i went a little nuts with it

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Adult Bobble hat inspired by the baby bobbles

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Another fun onesie (panda and reindeer also on the way)

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Loving these onesies!

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Reindeer hat, debating on whether would be better or just a little freaky with eyes

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Very very happy with how this turned out, too cute for words

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Iron Man gloves! Also designed by me at the request of a co-worker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And just because it’s too cute for words . .

Baby Ben in one of my hats

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Progress Report 27/04

Well it’s friday, so it’s that time again . . and it’s been an up and down couple of weeks.

Weight loss: Oh dear! Gained a pound, a bit disappointing but not surprised. I had a bad cold throughout last week and it’s taken me a while to get my energy levels back up, as a consequence I’ve only been to the gym a few times over the last couple of weeks. I had expected to put on more, but I suppose I’m getting into good eating habits now.

 

On the plus side I’m up to 20 minutes (10 walk/run repeats) on the treadmill now. In that 20 minutes I covered 2km, the data geek in me stepped up and worked out that if I did walk/run repeats during ‘Race for Life’ I could probably do it in about 50-60 minutes. That seems quite respectful  (for me) so for the moment I’m going to stick within the 20 minutes on the treadmill and see if I can run for a bit longer, maybe repeats of 1 minute walk, 2 minute run. I’m optimistic, hopefully that may also start making up for the 2 week lapse I just had too.

 

Knitting Projects:  Well I’ve had quite a busy couple of weeks, finished the little monkey suit I was making for my impending niece/nephew. Quite impressed with it really, was using cheap yarn so really didn’t expect it to turn out as well. Just to add a little finishing touch I also knitted a little monkey toy, the original pattern was in stocking stitch but I used garter stitch instead so it would go with the outfit. They go together quite well actually.

I’ve now moved on to my next project, a skeleton jumper of my own design. Well I was looking for a jumper with a skeletal picture on the front in an adult size but I couldn’t find any anywhere. So I adapted a basic jumper pattern (oversize). The chart I’ve made only works for the small size at the moment, if the entire garment works out ok I might see if I can adapt the chart for larger sizes.

10 hours on the needles and the jumper’s looking good so far.