Sunday, 27 June 2010
IT'S HOT, HOT, HOT....................
Hello there! Thought you might like to have a little sneaky view of coooooool Snoopydog! Do you like what you see? I've been playing around on this site , South Parking myself. It really does look just like me :) . It's all the fault of Kate, the Garden Bell. All good fun and a complete waste of time. Great, just what I needed!
It's probably one reason why there has been very little knitting progress this week. Along with the fact that I have been well and truly shattered. It's always the same at this time of year, as a very busy school year draws to a close and there are still so many jobs to get done.I am also a great tennis fan so have spent time watching Wimbledon too.
This week, summer has well and truly arrived and the temperatures have soared. Whilst sitting enjoying the sunshine this weekend , I have made some headway with the little crocheted bag.
As illustrated in the very clear instructions, I have crocheted the squares together into strips of four.
I've begun to sew up as shown above!
Hmmmm! That's where the progress ends. It somehow doesn't look right. No, I think it does! Well, I'm just not in the mood to take it any further today. I think I've sat in the sun for way too long :) Hopefully, I will be able to show you the finished bag next time.
I bought some Malabrigo laceweight at last year's 'I-Knit' day, especially to make a 'Swallowtail' shawl. I just love the patterns on Evelyn Clarke's design. I've printed the pattern and wound the yarn and it's sitting ready and waiting.......
I just need to be ready to concentrate hard on it, so that I don't make mistakes. I'm not quite there yet, but it's ready for when I am!
Oscar has experienced the hot weather for the first time, as he is only eight months old. He has learnt to find the shade of trees in the garden, or a cool tiled floor to lie on. He loves a swim to cool down and this weekend has had ice cubes to lick, eat, roll on and play with. They've kept him entertained and cool at the same time.
I know......... spoilt dog! We love him!
I love these lillies too. I came home from school on Friday to find they had exploded into bloom. The scent is heavenly!
Well, England are now out of the World Cup, but Andy Murray is still going strong at Wimbledon, so perhaps there will be fewer 'debates' as to which makes the best viewing and I'll get my own way and be able watch tennis EVERY evening ; ) (selfish grin)
Have a good week!