All was calm and peaceful..

… while I knitted. Bertie and Molly were oblivious…

p1210010… did you notice that his ear is cuddling her?

Anyway, they were woken up with my yell of triumph. A scarf finished in two days!!!!

P1210014 by you.
Do you like it? The wool is from the country… hand dyed and only one skein. I bought it, unable to resist the drenched vibrancy of the colours, but with no idea of what I would do with it. Then I saw this page as I was blog hopping. The pattern is free on Ravelry and I had Just The Thing in the stash. I was happy that it took so little time.
P1210015 by you.
It looks so bright and cheery. Just what I need when Melbourne turns autumnal.
P1210021 by you.
.. as I was skiting about my Krafty Kleverness to the dogs and the kids I saw a postie coming up the driveway with a parcel…
Oh me oh my…. could it be…?
P1210023 by you.
Could it be the worsted weight wool from America?
P1210025 by you.
Oh yes it was. Now I can get started on these...
If only I’d thought to check that I had the right sized knitting needles for the two weeks I was waiting for the wool to come from America. Tomorrow, I’m off to Spotlight for some 10mm needles!
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13 Responses to All was calm and peaceful..

  1. saffronlie says:

    I love the scarf! The colours are SO BRIGHT. You’ll be incapable of being anything but cheerful while wearing it!

  2. Eleanor says:

    You crack me up Froggie! Love the scarf, well done!

    P.S. Re the singing of Hair songs around the house, my son has a PERMANENT scowl of disgust. I’ve now taken to purposely prancing and dancing around him as he rolls his eyes at me. When I asked him how I looked dancing with the cast he replied “It was so awful that it was actually cool.” He said it with a tiny smile, so I think that MAY be a TYPE of compliment. I just KNEW that you’d understand the teenage boy’s reaction. Mwah xxxx

  3. Raina says:

    You are hilarious!!!! Those are cute photos. I LOVE, LOVE that scarf and am thinking about copying it – hope you don’t mind. It’s almost like a knitted necklace! I think what really makes it are the colors and the yarn – I will have a tough time replicating that.

  4. Marylee says:

    Wild! (You AND the scarf! )

    Scarf is a mood lifter. Can’t wait to see the shoes. You select projects I wouldn’t have even thought about until I see what you’ve done with them.

  5. Frogdancer says:

    I’d better get cracking on that rug then!

  6. moonspun says:

    “drenched vibrancy of the colours”…that’s a wonderful, wonderful phrase and way to describe it. The scarf is just as gorgeous as the woman wearing it….

  7. Andi says:

    You look like a kid in a candy shop!

  8. river says:

    I love the scarf, it’s gorgeous, so bright and cheerful. I have to get over to ravelry and find the pattern. Then of course into Spotlight to see if they have anything as bright as the yarn you had. I can just see me walking in to work next winter wearing that scarf and cheering everyone up who passes me on the way.

  9. persiflage says:

    Gorgeous colours and great photos too.
    How did the clubbing go?

  10. libby says:

    ooohhh that scarf is devine!! i am knitting a scarf (well on and off… off at the momment lol) and its bright chenillish thing. I use those huge rocket needles as i dont really like knitting and it makes it grow big and quick hehehehe

  11. Ellen says:

    I can see how you just couldn’t resist that skein of wool, it’s like a living rainbow. Your scarf is a truly original piece of work – bet you can’t wait for the autumn now.

  12. Jayne says:

    Love the scarf, very nice!
    Yep, I’d be hard-pressed to not snaffle those rich colours, too 😉

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