My blogging mojo has vanished

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It is quite a while since I last posted on the blog.  I just haven’t seemed to be motivated recently or perhaps I have not had anything to blog about.  Anyway here is a post about the finish of one of my Tour de France projects.

I blogged previously about how I had started to use up some of my stash.  I completed the front sides and back of the cardigan I was knitting.  I also completed one sleeve when I realised I was not going to have sufficient wool to complete the second sleeve and the bands.  I decided to do both sleeves in a different colour that way I would at least have enough wool for the bands of the cardigan and it would look like a vest over another jumper.  At least that was my theory.  I unravelled the sleeve I had already knitted, as I would be able to use the wool for something else, and then knitted two sleeves in pink.

cardiganThe pattern showed lots more grub roses but I have only put on a few. This is before I added the buttons. Again I had to buy buttons as I didn’t have enough of the same in my stash of buttons.

grub rosesI am happy with the finished result.

 

11 Comments Add yours

  1. Jennifer says:

    Wow! This is really cute! I think the pink sleeves are a great addition – still cannot believe your knitting ……… lord, some day some day ……..

    1. suth2 says:

      The pattern on the jumper you are making at the moment has a pattern about the same difficulty as this one. You would manage this no bother at all.

  2. Kate says:

    Absolutely fabulous .Pink and grey always look great together! Violet will love this

    1. suth2 says:

      Thanks Kate. I have just got myself organised for a project to do while we are overseas but I think it will probably get started tonight when the cricket is on.

  3. You are a lady of infinite resource, not to mention exquisite skill.

    1. suth2 says:

      Thank you Lorna.

  4. Very very beautiful!

    1. suth2 says:

      Thank you. It is a good feeling when someone else appreciates your work.

  5. skalabara says:

    Great cardigan, the colors match perfectly. Love the roses!

    1. suth2 says:

      Thank you I appreciate your comment.

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