A quick secondary post in case anyone is worried about my apparent current lack of craftiness.
I have been working on a special blanket for a new arrival and until it was given to the parents and brand new little person I could not say too much about it. The blanket was a simple pattern but slow because it used such a small hook. Hence the seemingly long gap in craft posts.
I am pleased to report that mum loved it and as it has turned very chilly I am glad to have sent an extra layer for Baby A.
That was ‘Little’ now to ‘Large’. I have been longing for a rug to put in the nest I laughingly call a study and yesterday grabbed the opportunity to put to good use the giant needles AJ gave me and the selvedge yarn I bought at Yarndale.
I popped the balls into a rough colour order
But found after one ball that the rug was knitting up really fast and big
So only two balls and a few hours knitting later I had the perfect cosy rug for my very shabby (and not so chic) study.
With three balls left I am scouting spots in the house suitable for another satisfying rug make.
I can throughly recommend making a rug like this as the result is very pleasing. Only one word of warning: it is hard work for wrists and hands so take plenty of breaks.
Until next we meet,