Well Hello Lovely Yarn

I know this may be a little early to mention the Christmas word, but this year all my gifts are to be hand crafted, so I need to start now !!

Gelfling & Lady love (First Born's intended) gifts are going to be made with this super Drops Alpaca 4 ply yarn
Gelfling & Lady love (First Born’s intended) gifts are going to be made with this super Drops Alpaca 4 ply yarn

I have down loaded the first pattern (all 41 pages of it !!) and am raring to go, OK let me re-phrase that, I’m a little apprehensive as the first project has 58 motifs and I actually need to learn how to do an African flower pentagon, heptagon, triangle, octagon and square yet, so all I can say is ….it may be a long old haul, don’t wait up, and for all my blogging companions I’ll sign off with this message …

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3 Days

My mission if I should choose to accept it is …I have 3 days to craft a family of toddler friendly rabbits that must rate high on the cute scale, why 3 days do you ask …ah that’s simple, that is the only time I have left to craft for Christmas because ┬ábeginning the 20th December I begin my long stint at ‘The Workplace’ that’s right I’m working over Christmas, so everything has to be in order by the weekend. So knitting needles at the ready and go….

Begin by whipping up some stripy rectangles, mmm and a pair of ears
Begin by whipping up some stripy rectangles, mmm and a pair of ears, there is enough here for a Mummy and toddler rabbit
The cute factor comes in the shape or Pom Pom's
Mummy is finished, Daddy is well under way, the cute factor I’m hoping comes in the shape of Pom Pom’s tails, which I absolutely adore, soooo cute me thinks.

So far so good, I’d also like to get the other half of my the baby blanket finished so in the new year I can start on a whole new stack of projects, not that I have been looking for yarn for my upcoming projects, that would be naughty ….OK I have looked … and earmarked them on a wish list, and saved a pattern or 2 on Ravelry, now seriously I must get back to my rabbits.