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Where do I begin? I guess At the beginning! I live in beautiful Tasmania, Australia with my wonderful hubby, Matthew and our four angels (part time devils) Isaac, Reuben, Isabella, and Charlotte. Currently I'm a stay-at-home mum and I absolutely love that. Nothing else compares. I'm also studying the Master of Teaching part-time and I'm serving as the relief society president of our ward. I love being outside, especially in summer. I love big windows & lots of light. I love swimming, running and mowing the lawn! my favourite vegetable is carrots (or potatoes if mum's baked them) and I love fresh fruit salad. My most favourite thing to do is spend time with my precious family.

Monday, July 7, 2008

Winter Woolies





A few years ago I bought myself a cosy beanie with ear flaps at the Vic market in melbourne. I love it and so do the girls, they are always 'stealing' it so I decided it was time for me to get out the knitting needles and make them one of their own. They turned out so much better than I expected. I just made it up as I went!!! I lined them with polar fleece (so they're not itchy to wear) and blanket stitched around the outside. After these pics were taken Charlotte insisted on a pompom so one has been added and it looks rather CUTE! Not too bad for a novice knitter. Give it a go if you feel inclined, it was much easier than I thought. There are heaps of free patterns on the internet. Bella's is the same wool in different colours. These cost me about $6.00 for both and took only one night each to make. Definitely worth it. I'll post some pics of Bella in hers when I get the chance!

6 comments:

Hannah Challis said...

So Cute - Well done on the knitting. I love kids all rugged up, you just want to hug them forever!

Bride said...

She is soooo cute! and the beanie looks fantastic!
George has taken mine.. lol
Did you make the scarf too?

Debbie said...

Nice pics. The hat looks great. Isn't that varigated wool nice. I've just knitted a little cardi with it.

Bride said...

When george saw these pics of Charlotte he said,
"Ohhhh....Charlotte, wish i could squeeze her."

The Williams family said...

woah!! no way!i cant believe you knitted the hat..you are too clever girlfriend..awesoem
lots lv bron

kimmers said...

I just recently learnt how to knit, but I really don't think I could do this. You make it seem so much easier than it is! :)