Tuesday, 7 January 2014

Keep Calm Craft On

Today feels very strange. Not only have the children gone back to school, my baby is having her first day at pre-school. I'm home by myself :-o Weird!

I'm going to be working on a jumper today, specifically the sleeves. Hopefully some fairly mindless stockinette will work for me. Before I show you photos though I need to apologise for their quality. It is very dark here at the moment and my camera does not like it!


The above photo was taken last night when he came home from work. I was racing to get the bottom cast off before he got home and just managed it. It's rather strange knitting for a man, he needs ease in different places. I could possibly have done a few more decreases after the chest but it looks ok I think


It's a bit darker than this photo suggests, rubbish lighting and flash messing around with the colours again. Most irritating!

Lastly, as it is her first day at pre-school, here's a picture of my little girl, super excited and ready to go. She was a little shy when we got there but I left her happily playing with the toys


I'm joining in with Keep Calm Craft On today. Thanks for dropping by :-) Hopefully I'll be back tomorrow with some progress on the sleeves to show you and also some photos of the other projects I've been working on :-) For now though I'm going to make a cup of tea and try to keep myself busy until it's midday and I can pick up my baby girl


  1. The jumper looks fantastic! Not long to go now! Its the strangest feeling being aty home on your own for the first time isnt it??! Im sure she had a wonderful day! Helen x

    1. Thank you :) She had a great time and it was very strange being on my own. I'm sure I'll get used to it in time lol

  2. That's a great length for the jumper. I really like that Chile pepper color.

    1. Do you think so? I was worried it was a bit long but not enough to undo it and try again. It's tricky knitting for someone else

  3. Looking good, the colour is great despite the camera!

  4. cute! hope she had a great first day! nice work the shirt looks like it will be great :)
    Take care,

  5. I love that shade of red! Very nice and looks warm too.

    Your little girl is adorable. I hope she had a wonderful first day!

    1. It's gorgeous isn't it. It's one of the Cascade Heathers yarns so it's got little flecks in it. Scrummy :)

      She had a lovely day thank you :)

  6. It is looking good on him so far, the colour really suits him!

    Awww she is adorable, and I love her knitted top...very pretty!!!


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