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Monday, April 15, 2013

We're back!

Hi all,

As you've maybe imagined I was on Easter holiday at the Belgian coast with very limited computer access. But fear not, behind the screens I kept working on a couple of pieces!
On a small side note ... I had way too many things in my projects travel bag that I didn't even touch - but better too much than too little! :-)

First of all "Sleepy Hollow". It will be bigger than I imagined it would be. Maybe I should've taken a higher count than the 32-ct I'm working on (the count mentionned with the pattern).

I had to put it on the floor to have a convenient "shot" ;-)
 
And then I also started knitting on a dress for my eldest daughter (7 years) which will be followed by another dress for my youngest one (almost 5) meaning that my fingers will suffer :-). I had to google certain things because I'm a beginner and some of the explanation given was more for the intermediate knitter in my opinion (luckaly not much though).

 
Progress so far - the back is almost finished ... now the front and sleeves
and then on to dress number two! ;-)
 
 I'll come back soon with some new progress pictures on both (I'm on a roll here)!

7 comments:

wilma b said...

Glad you had a good holiday! Great stitching, and I must say, the dresses for your girls are going to be darling!

Giovanna said...

Ooooh, I love that Sleepy Hollow project! Lovely stitching. And lovely knitting too.

Poussy Stitches My Love said...

oh I love the colors !
bisous bisous

Carol said...

Oh, how wonderful Sleepy Hollow looks, Ann!! Really great and how sweet of you to knit your daughters some new dresses--can't wait to see them all finished up :)

Poppy said...

Hello

just found your blog.
Sleeph Hollow looks lovely and those dresses are just so sweet!

♥ Nia said...

Ohhh I want to see more on that dress :D
Your stitching looks great too!!
Great works, congrats!

Creative Chaos said...

Beautiful work !! May I ask what brand of yarn you used for the dress ?? Love the colors !

Patti xx