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Weekly Photo Challenge: My 2012 in Pictures – A Year of Knitting

04 Jan

I’m lost if I’m not creating something – be that writing, cooking, gardening or knitting. Here are some of my knitting projects.

My new project to start off 2013 is to make the Snowman’s Snowdog.

 

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14 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: My 2012 in Pictures – A Year of Knitting

  1. Shelagh

    January 5, 2013 at 9:20 am

    How about an India inspired piece? (says she still procrastinating about yarns bought at J&S back in May for a Devon inspired free form, but happy to enable a knitting buddy).

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      February 2, 2013 at 8:32 pm

      Only just seen this – sorry. That’s an idea. I’ll put my mind to it. Thank you for the thought ๐Ÿ™‚

       
  2. valeriedavies

    January 5, 2013 at 6:16 am

    Lost for words… all that time,energy and creativity – and then there’s all the rest, the cooking and gardening and photography and blogging, and there’s probably more!!!!

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      January 5, 2013 at 6:51 pm

      You may notice though, that everything I knit is very small! I like things I can finish quite quickly!
      Thank you for your lovely comments. ๐Ÿ™‚

       
  3. tartanpants

    January 4, 2013 at 9:46 pm

    Wow, the circular gallery works well with these pictures! I just love the the made with love thingy, do you remember where you got it – I would love to buy some of these – would use them on the mittens that I knit!

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      January 6, 2013 at 11:13 am

      Hello, I picked them up in a wool shop in Hayle that I go to occasionally. Your wool shop may be able to get them for you or, when I’m next down that way, I could see if they still have them and post you some! They were only 10p each so I’d be very happy to send you a bunch! ๐Ÿ™‚

      Thank you for encouraging me to try the circular gallery – I love it! ๐Ÿ™‚

       
      • tartanpants

        January 6, 2013 at 4:53 pm

        Thanks. I will try locally and if I can’t get any I will let you know! Yes, the circular gallery can be stunning sometimes.

         
  4. Hudson Howl

    January 4, 2013 at 8:13 pm

    I think all of Britain is thankful your hands remain busy. If you had no way of channeling all that energy I fear you might be a lurking menace. Naw, just pulling your yarn ball. Making and contributing is a worthy pursuit. Something passed down from generation to generation. We seem, however, to be slowing getting away from doing and making shtufffs.

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      January 6, 2013 at 11:17 am

      I think you are right! I know Mr S finds me a challenge if I’m not busy!

      It’s interesting how many people are becoming more interested in making shtuffs! I had some wonderful home made presents this year and I have lots of friends, blogging and real (!) who knit /make, not all of them as old as me by any means. Wish the trend would catch on even more though.

      Happy New Year to you ๐Ÿ™‚

       
      • Hudson Howl

        January 6, 2013 at 1:45 pm

        Perhaps it is quiet revolt by those who wish, yearn, to be of their own making, as ‘making shtufffs’ gives one satisfaction. I hope it is not just a trend primed by nostalgia. If it is a notion with the younger set then that would be a good thing.

         
  5. Alastair

    January 4, 2013 at 8:02 pm

    I love that Orb

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      January 6, 2013 at 11:20 am

      Thank you! It was a real challenge with no pattern, just a photo of the real thing. I used a ball-cock as the base and knitted around it. I’m truly proud of that as it’s the first thing I’ve ever made without a pattern and it was in Kensington Palace as part of the Exhibition! ๐Ÿ™‚

       
      • Alastair

        January 6, 2013 at 11:23 am

        It truly is brilliant. Even better knowing there was no pattern ๐Ÿ™‚

         

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