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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