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Post by polgara on 13th March 2010, 4:03 pm

Well this is what I have been up to this afternoon. Couple of weeks ago I found a single fan earring & a brooch at a car boot & it struck me dolls house, so here are the results of a bit of tarting up with stickers & bits, result a fan for a lady & an ornament for the gents study.



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Post by Compostwoman on 13th March 2010, 4:58 pm

They are really lovely Pol!

What size are the Dolls Houses?

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Post by polgara on 13th March 2010, 5:09 pm

I work with 1/12th size, I do not see well enough to go much smaller, & it is the easiest to work to scale with, 1ins=1ft.
Thank you for saying they look nice, I was pleased.

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Post by polgara on 15th April 2010, 6:41 pm

Today I made another shopping bag. What I already have keep being taken for other permanant use.

Also made 5 net bags, one for my paint brushes & 4 for fruit & veg, so really pleased.

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Post by Guest on 15th April 2010, 8:40 pm

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Also made 5 net bags, one for my paint brushes & 4 for fruit & veg, so really pleased.

Do you mean the string bags we use to use for shopping? Great as back up bags as they can go in your pocket...

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Post by polgara on 15th April 2010, 10:26 pm

No Zoe, I use net (as in curtains) or gauze remnants to make bags for veggies or fruit, as I use a a proper greengrocers shop.
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Post by polgara on 19th May 2010, 10:38 pm

Except for sewing in ends, just finished a baby blanket for the Special Unit at the horsepiddle.

Quite pleased really.

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Post by polgara on 9th July 2010, 6:06 pm

Just finished a tiny knitted romper for the baby unit

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Post by boobiejuicemama on 10th July 2010, 1:22 am

I am busy making Gulliver a jacket, hopefully he will get to wear it before winter is over Very Happy
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Post by polgara on 23rd October 2010, 5:25 pm

Managed to get some more cards made this afternoon. Very happy about that.

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Post by polgara on 28th October 2010, 12:21 pm

Manged to sell 2 pairs of wrist warmers on fleabay, so thought I had better start some more.

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Post by Hathorite on 28th October 2010, 12:29 pm

made sprog's arm-warmers, he loves them and now wants a scarf but I'm not sure I've got enough yarn for it, may need to wait a bit.
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Post by polgara on 28th October 2010, 12:34 pm

If you have small bits of wool, why not a stripey one, or would he not accept that, understand if he wouldn`t but might be worth a try. tell him he is a mini Doctor Who!!

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Post by Hathorite on 28th October 2010, 2:48 pm

Hee! That was my thought but I only started crochet recently and only have the one kind of wool! I'll have to get something else and then I can do stripes.
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Post by polgara on 6th November 2010, 5:48 pm

Spent a very nice afternoon making some more cards. Really enjoyed it.

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Post by Compostwoman on 6th November 2010, 5:55 pm

Made a hat Very Happy

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Post by polgara on 6th November 2010, 6:00 pm

Another one ?

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Post by Compostwoman on 6th November 2010, 6:42 pm

A tiny one for a doll Smile

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Post by Compostwoman on 6th November 2010, 10:43 pm

Have been given several commisions though! for both full size AND tiny whistle2

Am a bit stunned but not going to pass up any work...and as I said in the other thread I can knit and watch TV and feel virtuous about the TV watching!

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Post by polgara on 6th November 2010, 10:46 pm

Best way to do it CW, just do not take on too many orders or you will end up hating it, I did that & ended up feeling very sick each time I went to finish an order.

I now knit when I feel like it and watch the TV at the same time for the same reasons you gave.

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Post by Compostwoman on 6th November 2010, 11:19 pm

These are for Xmas Pol so time not an issue. I did the doll hat last night while watching Attenborough. It took me less than an hour...

Now I can read a pattern I am flying..I have always been a fast , accurate knitter...but was limited by only being able to knit squares....or scarfs..

Suddenly I can read a pattern and also now have the confidence to have also written my own...I wanted to alter a hat pattern so it was bigger ( I have a very big head - seriously so no comments about it please!!!) an so I altered the cast on and adjusted the decreasing for the crown...and it was no problem at all

I think I just needed all you lovely people to give me a bit on encouragement to actually think I *could * do it...

and so I can. My lovely Mum would have helped me in the same way you all have, but sadly was not able to.

Cm is pleased and slightly bemused by my fervour...he has never seen me as the type who knits...his mum was an ace knitter and he is really good as maintaining knitting machines, sewing machines etc etc because she was a Domestic Science ( amongst other stuff) teacher...and he did all the mechanical stuff for her from a very early ( 8 ish? ) age...

but he has never, in 27 years, seen me knit.............

He is actually rather pleased ...and Cg wants several different coloured hats....!


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Post by polgara on 7th November 2010, 8:18 am

Now that could keep her occupied, with a good end result to look forward to!!

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Post by polgara on 7th November 2010, 5:43 pm

Started making some little bags for pressies to go in, save on wrapping paper!!

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Post by polgara on 10th November 2010, 6:09 pm

Made some more cards today, really pleased with myself.

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