Oophs. On my drive back to Wellington from Taupo this December I coincided with Levana's Saturday openning and happened (perchance) to buy a lovely range of knit fabrics. The yellow and green are destined for summer tops, the black and white for sleeves on a cardi and the yellow for comfy underwear. I best follow through, eh? :)
I also recently purchased this cute first aid box from storage box in Wellington. I really shouldn't like an inanimate object this much.
I went to LA in October to be the celebrant at my brother's wedding (so fun!) but only managed to snap a very few photos. Unfortunately I wasn't feeling well for much of the trip but managed to have a lovely time hanging out with friends and family who were also in town for the wedding too. I did manage a few quick trips to Mood, the LA fabric district and Joann's. And there was a bit of crafting for the wedding too (well, just wrapping up the most generous guest boxes for out of town guests).
Don't these look great?
I got a few stickers from the Farmer's Market at the Grove, two cotton gauze fabrics (peacock feathers and cartoon animals), skeleton quilting fabric and laminated fox fabric at Michael Levine in the fabric district, knickers elastic from the trim shop I love in the fabric district (not pictured) and mint green silk from Mood (not pictured). All in all, I don't think it was a crazy haul but as I'm trying to destash - not the most reserved …
This little cutie is a cotton crochet cardi using Emmy's Baby Cardigan on ravelry. Its a relatively quick make and looks great! I used Rowan mercerised cotton (siena 4 ply) I bought in a market in Melbourne early last year and a 4mm hook. Down to only two stash yarn projects and feeling mighty pleased with myself. Love the colour and looking forward to gifting this to some new addition soon. And just to remind myself here are the yarn care instructions: machine wash, warm, gentle (40 degrees), iron medium heat, do not tumble dry and dry flat in the shade!