Knit one, purl one…
I have completed a baby Guernsey so I am feeling quite virtuous – always good to finish something, just needs a bit of a press, then need to work out what I am going to do with it ♡
The rest of my time has been spent making little hats for the big knit. They are such a good way of using up bits of yarn and so quick to do ♡♡♡
I get that buzz of having finished something every time I finish one and I can make four or five in a day. How good is that?
The big KNIT
I have started making little bobble hats for Innocent Smoothie bottles for their big Knit campaign http://www.thebigknit.co.uk
For every little hat Age UK gets 25p
They do provide a pattern or you can make up your own. A great way to use up those ends of yarn in your stash that there just isn’t enough to do anything else with.
The rugged manly look
The softer girlie look
Yes it is the same pattern for both. I have adapted a cabled egg cosy pattern for mine. Time to get knitting so that I have a few more to drop off to my local Age UK collection point. The website will tell you where yours is.
Knitting with purpose ♡♡♡
Knitting and Mrs Tiggywinkle…
The 50 miles in August is not going particularly well – 12 1/2 miles to date and a few of those have been walking to the pub or the wine shop??? Now sums was not my best subject at school but even I can work out that about a mile a day in a 31 day month is not going to result in 50 miles 🤔
I have pulled out a few more nettle roots on the other side of the garden fence. I am starting to recognise some of the people who stop for a little chat , I think I said there was a public footpath that runs past the garden fence. Anyway, apparently I am not as snooty as some of the neighbours because I will spare the time for a little chat. Two thoughts: my slothful nature, any excuse for a break, plus I love people; the neighbours employ gardening contractors so they don’t have time to chat, it is their livelihood 😆
I spent a morning this week volunteering at a hedgehog rescue centre. Prickly but cute 🐗 It was a fab experience but my goodness don’t they produce a lot of poo 💩 The hedgehogs were cared for and when fit and healthy they will be let out in the wild. So many that had been attacked by family pets 😣
This morning I called in to see the Monday Girls. I have not been to Knit and Natter for a couple of years so it was nice seeing everyone again. I am sure Wyn is still working on the same scarf she was working on when I was last there. Mind you she does enjoy a chat over a cuppa and then a fag outside bless her♡
I didn’t go empty handed I took the little cardies and a baby blanket so that the group can pass them on to the premature baby unit.
So exhausted from work but very happy with my endeavours out of work.