Monday, July 21, 2014

Summer Knitting - preparing for the winter . . .

I'm just back from a week holidays and if you are in IG you will know that 
I have been knitting a lot. 

I think I am becoming addicted to it !! 

I have made another pair of mittens, this time for a gift. . . .same as these ones and this but in aubergine colour. 
I don't have a picture yet of them. . . 

I have also managed to teach myself to fair isle knitting. . . and now I cannot stop....the ideas keep flooding my head with things I want to make.



To learn...
I made myself another pair of mittens (yes, another pair)
I will be well ready for the cold this winter, haha !



I realised any cross-stitch pattern can work (or so I believe. . . ) and so I just scribbled in a piece of paper little hearts and improvised the rest. I just wanted a simple pattern and not too much color change as Im not sure Im doing it right. 




 But I like the final result and I'm proud of my little self !! 
It has been a long time I have been admiring with mystery all those fair isle knitting makes in Pinterest, the web, blogs. . . .and I thought it was much more complicated. . . I have also found this to be fun. 

I have realised I'm amazed at the incredible patience I have when it comes to knitting and crochet. . . I wished I had the same amount of patience for other things in life or even for sewing !!!




and now. . . I'll leave you as my knitting is waiting for me. . . 

xoxo Eva  










  

7 comments:

  1. Lovely mitten Eva! I'm not able to knitting and I only imagine the incredible patience to do all this gorgeous hearts!:::Silvia

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  2. Te han quedado preciosos.
    Esas manos no van a pasar frío este invierno.
    Besos

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  3. Those are beautiful! I can't believe you taught yourself and made your own pattern. I am actually going to take a class in the fall on making your pattern for mittens (the colorwork design part not the mittens). You knit those so fast too!

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  4. Very cute! You've advanced so much with your knitting...you inspire me :) xx

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  5. Nice! Love the little hearts in the pattern .:-)

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  6. Hello Eva, nice to see you :) I hope you are having a good summer! Next giveaway I'll tell you. For 12 years I painted porcelain! I have many pieces, I must begin sharing them some day.
    Lovely work and really beautiful little hearts! Now I don't like knitting because of hot weather but in the end of September I begin and only stop in June.
    Hope you have a wonderful day!
    Hugs from Portugal,
    Ana Love Craft
    www.lovecraft2012.blogspot.com

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