Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Hump day Wednesday


Who dreamed that beauty
Passes like a dream?

-William Butler Yeats.
 
Hello! I can’t believe I have managed to slide in a mid week post, but I’ve done it!! Lol. The boys have gone out shooting so I thought I would show you what I’ve been up to the last few days. I made this cute little pink top, though I’ve changed the front  bands and did garter stitch instead of what the pattern instructed. Click here for the pattern.
Sweet pink top.
A few crocheted blocks to help use up my scraps of yarn.
Some crochet blocks
These will become more of those little TV blankets I was making for the library.
This news will shock everyone.......I have a mobile phone!!! I know I sound like I’m from the stone age days but yes, I have a phone. I have been terrorizing one of my work mates with text messages and I think she loves it.
I am also working on a baby jacket but I will show it when I have finished knitting it...which won’t be too long in the waiting.
A few more beautiful pictures of lovely Italy.
The Colosseum from inside.
Only a small walk away from our Hotel
Handy for tight parking!
 
Some of the views from the Forum
Approaching the Colosseum
 
Looking down from the Spanish steps. 
 
Well gals, I am off to hang out in the sewing shed for a while until it is time to cook tea. Rissoles tonight, with mashed potato, gravy and vegetables.  Yum. Not long until the weekend.
Cheers, Anita.
 
 
 

12 comments:

Maria said...

Oh sew cute!!!!
Nice to have some me time!!!!

Dolores said...

I love that little top you knitted. Must remember where I saw it when I want to make it.
I do not have a mobile phone and neither does my eldest son. We are the only 2 in the family. I think it may drive his siblings and his wife crazy but he refuses to get one. I don't need one since no one needs to know where I am 24/7, LOL. They can email me.

Manda - Handmade with Love said...

Such cute cardi!!

Sandra :) said...

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwww the little top is so cute - so perfect for a wee girly :) I have a cellphone but only because our local bus system runs on an "on demand" system during parts of the day, and it's the only way to get the bus. I don't want to be available 24/7 - like Dolores, they can email me, lol!

Fiona said...

cute little top... and lovely to see some more of your holiday pictures... fascinating buildings..
Hugz

Jane Galley said...

What a lovely little cardigan, love the picot edging.
Your holiday photos are bringing back some memories, I went there when I was 18!

Karen said...

That little pink top is so gorgeous. Lovely work. Yes, Winter is here so more TV blankets will be appreciated.
Lovely photos.

Sue said...

I love your Italy pics, hmmm, I'm looking forward to getting there one day soon!

Wendy said...

the baby cardy is just beautiful!

Lib said...

Love your knitting, so envious as I am hopeless. Gosh I couldn't do without my phone, you will be hooked :-)

Joy McD said...

Lovely crocheting! I am going to do some more granny squares this summer... at least that is the plan! lv, Joy xxx

Queen Of The Armchair aka Dzintra Stitcheries said...

Great crochet there Anita...loving those holiday pics!

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