Saturday, 27 February 2010

Big work




FRENCH EMBROIDERY
Very hard to make if you ask me..
But I am going to get plenty of practice
- hence I am making a pillowcover with the text:

Good morning, Good afternoon,
Good evening, Good night


I am looking forward to the practice:)

The blue liner can of course be washed out!

Oh yeah, my computerscreen broke the other day, I am unbelieveble lost without it!
I am currently borrowing my cousins computer...But it is just not the same!

cardigan

I now know how to make "knots"!
This, is a picture of some flowers I have made on a boring green cardigan.
It is going to be good:)

Tuesday, 23 February 2010

The simple joys

The Kitty is absolutely facinated by water!
It get SO excited when we turn on the water, and let it run slowly:)

Monday, 22 February 2010

Flea market

Went to the largest fleamarket in Copenhagen yesterday
5 hours looking around! SO bummed when I got home!

- Got a lot of embroidery thread (as you can see on the picture!)
- Some good looking fabric:)
- A cool candlestick
- A fine mirror (that I now have to find somewhere to put..)
- And a caddy for all my tea

Saturday, 20 February 2010

Sale - I love it!


I bought some fabric today - well it was on sale!

The one on the left I am going to use for at skirt.. can't wait!
Perhaps I should finish the ones I am working on first..oh well:)

Thursday, 18 February 2010

Stock

My mothers current "stock" of knitted sweaters in her closet!
All made by her - except one I have crochet for her 2 years ago.
My mutti always got something on her needles.. often several things really.
She has also made a lot of mistakes.. There have been a lot of unraveling in this house. But also a lot of making:)

So I am home at my parents - and guess what:)

I have of course found a thousand things I want to bring with me to Copenhagen.
Fabrics, paper scraps, buttons and so forth..
I just hope I can have it all!

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Here is the shawl I made like at leat 2 years ago... but I was NEVER satisfied.
I made it because I saw this absolutely great scarf/shawl in Noa Noa.. It was made as a half circle, but obviously I did not succeed at reproducing it!

Instead I am making a pair of legwarmers for myself!
I have been wearing pants wayy too much the last couple of years - it has to come to an end!

øhm... It really is the same yarn on the two pictures!
the pictures are just taken on 2 different days.. so imagine a mixture of the two colures..:)
Want a laugh?! check this site out:)
Fun stories

http://notalwaysright.com/

Monday, 15 February 2010


..Yesterday...
Sitting with a smoothie, while working on my budget
Couple of hours of work, but a good investment if you ask me.
Allready knew what I found out - that I have used far to much money.. haven't I allways?!

Sunday, 14 February 2010

The kitty

I have been keeping busy the last couple of days.
Surprisingly nice.
BUT, I just need to get this off my chest:
STOP smoking!
Allright.. if you happen to be a smoker - it is your choice, and not for me to say anything.
But damn, nothing worse that walking/standing in the winddirection of a smoker.. of course, being outside there is allways the choice of moving.

I am sorry, but I am a bit grumpy... I went to a party saturday, and I still feel like I can smell all of the smoke! yuk!
I just felt HORRIBLE being in a room stuffed with almost just smokers!

Had an absolute marvelous time riding my bike to and fro the party though
- and I obviously did survive all of the smoke:)

Friday, 12 February 2010

ideas


Different ideas for embroidery...

Started embroidering on a cardigan I don't like.. but it did not improve it!!
So now I am pulling it off again... waste of bloody time..

Instead I think I will use redish coloures and make stribes... hm..

Well, first I need to pull the other up- damn

Thursday, 11 February 2010

Allright, the tree top pictures, does not show their real colur too good... but at least you can see the different patterns I tried out.
I was not satisfied with any of they though...

So I pulled them up - suprise!

So now I have started on some new ones.. not completely sure on the exact pattern I am going to use yet, have to make some more tries before I finally decide on one that is good enough!
The thing when you make doilies, is that they have to fit the plates you are going to use them with.. they are no good if they are too small - can't have the plates scratcing eachother!

Tuesday, 9 February 2010

oh well
I am quite enjoying myself - oh no, that's a joke!
Today when I was polishing my glasses one of the glasses almost fell out... do I need to say more that is it not the first time this happens?!!?!

So now I need new glasses.. and they are only 3½ years old.... 'sigh'

My mood is at a whole new lowpoint..
I am very frustrated.. I have NO patience.
Want to scream and yell and hit something all the time..
( I am normally not like this!)
I really just want it to STOP - it being.. well, I am not quite sure.. just want peace of mind and to be happy!

Friday, 5 February 2010

My knittingbasket.... newly bought yarn! HURRAY

Wednesday, 3 February 2010

gran's legwarmers

This, first collage shows all of my tries when making a pair of legwarmers for my gran...
First of, I bought the blue and the multicolured yarn you see on the right.
Then, I started knitting on 3 mm needles, but knitted the circumference too big, in several tries..
So I changed to 2 mm needles, and the seize was good enough, so I knitted a whole leg..only to realise that there was not enough colur change in the yarn to make it look good..


Sooo I bought a new colurchanging yarn - which is perfect:)
In my tries with the other yarn I knitted 2 purl stiches and to stiches plain.
In this, final go, I knit 1 purl, and 3 plain sitches... And I believe it is turning out good!

Monday, 1 February 2010


Some of the cards I have been working on lately
The ones in the small square are my latest try on something new - it was rather fun! I am totally doing it again.
They are made from small paperscraps
Oh, yeah, and they are not completely done..:)