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Wednesday, 29 July 2009

Socks & ornies

Woohoo ... my socks are finished and they fit!!! Not quite as neat as i would have liked but not bad for a first attempt, i will definately be making some more of these. They look really cool on my feet and are so soft. The knitter at the stitchy club was real impressed that i managed to sort out the mistake on the pattern myself. DD has asked me to knit her a pair so looks like another trip to the wool shop very soon.

I wanted to stitch something a little different for Clares Miss-Tree for the church display. Stephie kindly lent me this book with the Little Miss characters in. It was really nice to stitch something so bright and colourful.

20 comments:

Julianne said...

Julie,

I think your socks turned out very well!

I think someone has a birthday tomorrow. I hope my little something showed up in your mailbox in time.

Shari said...

the socks are so pretty!!! You did a wonderful job on them!!!! And the ornaments are just too cute!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Hi Julie,
The socks look great. Think you should start taking orders!!
Happy Birthday for todaY.
Purrs from Spice and HUGS from her mistress Fi

mollycaff said...

Loving the funky socks Julie. Many happy returns, have a great birthday!

Gaynor said...

I love the socks!
Can I have pattern details please????
lol
Gaynor

Rachael said...

Those socks look fab!!
and great ornies, I have that book, not stitched anything out of it though!

Happy Birthday!!!

Gaynor said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!
Hope you have a wonderful day
((hugs))

Elisa said...

Happy Happy Birthday Julie...hope it's fab!

Love your socks and ornies too.

xx

Carol said...

Ooh, HAPPY BIRTHDAY JULIE!!

Love your socks and the Little Miss ornaments, they are really cute and will look great on the Miss Tree!

Ginnie said...

Fantastic socks, great to keep your feet warm during our lovely summer???
Great little ornaments too.

Bonnie said...

Love your socks Julie. I knitted some socks years ago when I was a teen ager. I remember using 4 needles. My sister in law was knitting argyle socks so I had to try.
I still don't think I have caught up with you on Beatrix.

Pumpkin said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JULIE!!!! A little birdie told me ;o)

missy said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JULIE!!I hope your having a grand day full of love, happiness and family!!

Hugs
-missy-

CindyMae said...

LOVE the socks, they look amazing and very comfy!!! Those ornies are just fantastic and cute!

Marian said...

Socks are great!!

Is today your birthday?????

Ranae said...

Happy Birthday!! Julie
Love the socks!
Love the ornies

staci said...

Congrats on finishing your socks! They look amazing, certainly not like your first pair!

So, there's another a trip to the yarn shop in your future~~my sympathies, LOL ;)

Dani - tkdchick said...

Wooo hooo congrats on your first socks!

Karan said...

The socks look lovely - well done on a well deserved HD. :0)
The ornies are gorgeous, they're sure to be a big hit when they're on display. :0)

corinne said...

Hello I'm french and my name is Camille. I love to stitch like you. I've just discovered your blog, it is very nice !!! And i've just discovered the book with the caracters of Brambly hedge !! I didn't know it exists !! I've all the books and I used the picture of the wedding for my wedding annonce. If I send you nice french patterns (I've got 3 patterns from "A mon ami Pierre") could you give me the patterns of brambly hedge witch are in this book please ? Thank you for reading my comment. Camille