Craft Time – What I’m Currently Working On

So this is going to be a bit of a different post to what i would normally put up but it will hopefully become something that you will see more often. You probably don’t know but i am a huge crafter, especially crotchet and knitting but i am also wanting to get back into sewing too. I’m just trying to find a machine. I’m thinking that i will make this a monthly feature where i show you what I’m currently working on.

At the moment I’m obviously working on mostly baby things although i have a couple of things for myself that i have been working on for months. I get bored working on the same thing for ages so i always have several projects on the go at once. This means i usually take ages to complete something and often forget about things i have been working on. The jumper and cardigan i am working on for myself are two of those things!

9 times out of 10 the things i make are from free patterns. I get these from a number of different places. I will link to any patterns used where possible.

Knitted blanket in King Cole Big Value Super Chunky Shade 30 Pink

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Ive been working on this one for a while now although its the one i have put my most effort into lately as i just want to get it finished! It’s a lot bigger than i first thought it would be but i really like how the chunky wool shows off the individual stitches. I will probably add a crotchet border to it once its finished just to neaten up the edges if i have enough wool left over. Pattern Link Here

Knitted baby cardigan in Cascade Cherub DK Shade 07 Baby Lavender

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This is knitting up lovely and quick and I’m really enjoying making this one. One of the reasons i enjoy making baby stuff so much is that its just so quick to do.

 

Knitted adult cardigan in Poundland Wool

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One of my forgotten pieces! I found this along with the jumper i will show you shortly while sorting through all my stuff lately. I totally forgot about it and its sat for months! This is a pattern from a magazine so i haven’t been able to find a link for this one.

 

Knitted adult jumper

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A forgotten piece! I was in love with this pattern as soon as i saw it in the magazine it is from. I have a very similar shop bought jumper. I’m really looking forward to getting back to working with this one.

 

Crotchet baby cardigan in King Cole Comfort Baby DK shade 579 Lilac

 

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This was a bought pattern that i picked up from http://www.loveknitting.com. This is probably my favorite places to get wool from. They also do a fabulous range of free patterns too.

 

Looking at all these in one place like this has made me realise i really need to finish one or two things before i start anything else! I’m also not sure how i will fit in any sewing around all this lot!! Hopefully next time around i will have some finished items to show you and also some sewing projects on the go.

 

Thanks for reading

 

Becky XX

 

 

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