Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes...

 The Coronet hat is off the needles!   What a great knit.  I did have to change the height of the hat, the pattern calls for 8.5" of knitting before the decreases which I did.   The hat was so long it covered my nose.  I did rip it out and knit it 7" and started my decreases-voila!  A perfect fit!
I called Mom so she could do likewise.
 We got the pillows stuffed and arranged on their sofa-so satisfying to get a job done together!
 Here is the dining room curtains both hung.
 And the kitchen window.
 Here is a photo of both of our hats!   So pretty.  No reason or destiny planned for them-just because it was a very good knit!
 I also have Cassandra's socks off the needles!  She likes shorty socks, too.   Which isn't as much fun cuz the knitting is done too soon but there is enough to make a pair for Ella now!
I did my own take on the VanDyke stitch up the center of the socks for a bit of fancy!

(I went to the doctor's again today and they put me on a slew of meds for bronchitis and ear infection....I should begin to win this war-- finally!  It does feel good to be able to breathe better already, the steroids are kicking in!  I might not sleep tonight but I can breathe!!!!)

8 comments:

  1. Oh, no, sorry to hear you have been under the weather. Everyone seems to have something or other. I hope you feel better soon.
    Love the hats and socks!
    The little cottage is so bright and sunny. I need some of that right now!

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  2. The "train house" looks great, just in time for company!!

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  3. That's a lot of work accomplished - and all really pretty, too!

    Toss up - sleep or breathe? What a decision to make. I hope you get to feeling better soon!!

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  4. I love your mom's kitchen! Very retro cool... feel better :(

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  5. Beautiful job on the hats, socks and curtains. Love what you did to you parents' mobile home. I'm sure they're very happy with it.

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  6. Cute hats and socks. Those pillows on the sofa would be cushions on the lounge in Australia!

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  7. Oops, what kind of friend am I? Sorry to hear you've been under the weather; I'm glad you're feeling a bit better and pray that you'll be well again soon!

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  8. interesting to see the different colour changes with the same yarn on the hats! and how annoying when the size is much too big:( I wonder about the angled windows in the kitchen (on the right) - is that common? but it's looking very nice now!
    I hope you're feeling better soon; it's so annoying to be unfit and wanting to do so many things:(

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