A Weekend Project – Fingerless Gloves

Knitting project, Santa Hat
My kids loved them and their friends wanted one too, so I knitted MANY of them!

It’s been a nice quiet week over Christmas. Outside the weather rages and inside we keep cosy and busy. As I mentioned in a previous post, over the last three months I found a new hobby – knitting.

In the run-up to Christmas I was very busy knitting Santa Hats.  Now churning out red hats with white pompoms is a sure-fire way of getting into the Christmas spirit, and it’s great fun to browse through Facebook and glimpse a photo or two of your friends wearing your creations – but it does grow old quite fast. By the end of it I couldn’t stand the sight of the things.

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The joys of….knitting!

Knitting is not just for old ladies :)
Knitting is not just for old ladies 🙂

When I was a little girl I used to love to knit. My mum had lots of light blue wool and I made countless accessories for my dolls. They all had little blue scarves and dresses – I felt like a fashion designer!

However this was all many years ago, far more years than I care to remember. My knitting needles were put away and I forgot all about it….

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Goodbye 2017!

Taking the leap to 2018!
Taking the leap to 2018!

It is that time of year when we look back and assess what we have done (or not done!) over the last 12 months, and in a mood of introspection I decided to write a post on my long-neglected blog!

I have much to be grateful for this year – 2017 has been kind to me and my loved ones.

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