31 August 2013

Starting and Finishing (or should that be finishing and starting and finishing??)

Its been a long time between posts..... what with book fairs, school, parents and winter it seems that August has flown.... Hopefully September will bring some nicer (and consistant) weather.

But I haven't been (too) lazy - well I probably have but we wont go down that path.....

Finally, after in excess of 600 rows of knitting the Clara shawl/scarf its finished.

I absolutely love wearing it and it lives at the shop on the mannekin when not in use. Noro wool is lovely to work with.... it sort of feels rough as you start but once it is knitted it softens up beautifully.

So having finished one thing I had to start yet another bag - even though there are heaps of works in progress being ignored at home.

Here is the Kitchen Garden Bag by Charlie's Aunt.  I think one of my favourite bag designers of late.

  I have made it with our milled wool Lucy Blue.  When I started I thought it would be quite dark so I put in the mustard coloured lining.

But, once again Emma Brennan of Charlie's Aunt has made a pattern that just works really well.

It is suppose to have buttons on the front but I am not sure whether I will put them on or not.

On to the next unplanned project.....

1 comment:

  1. Awesome scarf Merrilyn and that bag is gorgeous- her styles are gorgeous.