Been a hectic week all round, trying to do the catch up patterns for the GRANNY SQUARES and the FLOWERS wk 9, 10 and 11 so that I am not behind......
SO OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS I SHOUD HAVE ALL 6 PATTERNS POSTED........
With Phil not being well and at home, there have been lots of get well phone calls and lots of visitors and lots of insurance forms to fill in too, holding up the pattern creation, he is well on the mend now, although still very tired, we are going for short walks to build up his lung strength.
He says thanks for all the get well messages xx.
Holiday crochet....I managed a short sleeve and started to work down the front, not great progress, but we had so much to do on board.
A 2 round, 2 Colinette Ribbon motif joined in a hexagon shape......not sure who's bum that is in the picture, lol
The 3 motifs on the left are the beginning of the front opening and on the right you can see the short sleeve.
Added a few more motifs to the red piece too....
While on holiday I also managed to read two more of CHRISTINA JONES' wonderful books, almost caught up with all her books, just a couple left to read.
The cruise was great until Phil was taken ill, and that bit I wont dwell on, not a great experience.
The food was fabulous on board, the crew were wonderful, terrific shows, a great ship and the weather was suny although a bit breezy at sea.
We did 3 trips, which we and a lot of people thought were a bit rushed.
We found a fantastic shoe shop on La Palma....beautiful shoes in every colour and in Morocco I loved and bought a couple of pairs of the Embroidered slippers.
I will do a post with pctures about the holiday asap.
I AM KNITTING TOO....very slowly hehe!
Not a keen knitter at all.....but I have promised to make my son James a
cardy in navy blue for his Birthday in April....crossing everything that I will finish it in time, definitely a daytime project though.
Watched a you tube video and thought this isn't right!!!! Wanted to give up at this stage, but watched a second much better video and thought it an easy, all be it slow stitch for me.
A visit to COLOURMART
Thanks Sue and Richard for all the help, I am still trying to get the samples done (oh! boy am I a slow knitter!) so James hasn't been able to choose between the Cashmere or the Cashmerino yet....the cashmere is beautifully soft but the cashmerino is a little easier for me as an inexperienced knitter.
He had every Navy blue they had out to look at and compare lol.
Catching up slowly
Hugs to all x
So nice to see your flowery goodness above. Glad Phil is on the mend. I'm just off to England to spend the weekend with my children and grandson! He and I are celebrating our birthdays a little in advance! It's sounds cold in England... brrrr!ReplyDelete
Hi oh Happy Birthday for the day...enough your trip not so bad at the moment in Shropshire, turned quite mild really.Delete
Have a fab time hugs xx
Love the colours in what you're working on at the mo Suz. So glad to hear Phil is improving well....it takes time so make sure he gets lots of LTC :-)ReplyDelete
Hi..thanks he is but i would have to sit o him to stop him, not finding it easy to do nothing, poor love.Delete
Thanks running out of the blues so a trip to coloinette for more soon.
Best wishes to Phil. I love the crochet - fab colour combos. x JoReplyDelete
Thanks Jo he is a lot better now just a bit tired stillDelete
Hi Sue, I was so sorry to hear that your trip was cut short by that illness.. Poor Phil, I bet it upset him no end to get sick like that. I'm glad he's improving! Your crochet continues to amaze me. ((hugs)), Teresa :-)ReplyDelete
Hi Teresa thanks on the mend for sure he was a bit annoyed, few days in LANZAROTE after he came out of hospital was a bit of a treatDelete
I always enjoy coming here to visit your blog. You are so very artistic with lovely patterns and color choices, it amazes me. It is never a good time to be sick when on a vacation, but these things happen and the important thing is for a speedy recovery. Your ribbon motif is fabulousReplyDelete
(((HUGS))) Susanne :)!
Hi thanks from phil he is on the mend and thanks from me for the kind words.Delete
I'm a bit addicted I'm afraid lol
My goodness yo have been busy. So much news. Glad Phil is healing, boy what a scare.ReplyDelete
Hugs to you,
Thanks Meredith.....just my addiction heheDelete
It was a bit scary but he is ok and we got home safe and sound.