Well it looks like summer is over here in Yorkshire but that is ok.
There is nothing quite as delicious as the prospect of a weekend where you have nothing to do except create so I will watch the rain from the comfort of my sofa and make Christmas ornaments while watching DVDs … it is a hard life sometimes ;-)
I have been doing some research on patchwork ornaments as I need a new design for this year’s friends and family gifts and came across this very useful web site last night with links to all sorts of lovely stuff – the site is called Pinwheel Ponder .
I also wanted to show you my latest creation, I am temporarily moving away from knitted animals to make some more Xmas stockings but this is one that I have just made for a friend from re-enactment.
I have called him Hannibal after the famous story of Hannibal and his elephants as their route took them just past where my Mum lives in Spain!
I knitted a jumper out of wool that is meant to look like maille and gave him maille legs as well and made a little linen surcoat with my friend’s heraldry on. I also did some laces on his boots.
I like the way his legs are shiny in this photo :-)
It was the first jumper and boy’s feet I have knitted and as always Julie’s pattern was very easy to follow.
Hope that you have a lovely weekend and week ahead and thanks for visiting.