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Monday, 12 May 2014

Sock it to them!

I hope all those celebrating Mothers Day had a lovely day yesterday and you were spoilt by your loved ones.

A wet and windy weekend here in the UK, perfect for curling up on the sofa and putting a few little x's into a project or a spot of knitting.

I finished off hubby's socks...
 
 
and as Dani questioned them being for a 'him' on a WIP post, just for you Dani, here he is modelling them, hot off the needles!

 
A little added to the UFO SAL project, Irish Garden.  All the middle row flower borders are now stitched and a few shamrocks have appeared.  There is still an outer border to be added once the middle borders have been filled in, so lots more to do yet on this one.
 
 
A little stitching last week, but not a lot as it was a busy week. 
 
Two weeks since my last post so there have been two letters added to Nature Alphabet on my Tuesday SAL with Gillie.   
 
R for rose..... 
 
and S for sunflower.... 
 
Just a few more weeks and i'll have a finish...
 
 
Wednesday as always is the CCN SAL.  A new start last week as the week before I finished house number 9 in the village - Santa Sleighworks
 
 
The new start is Gingerbread Emporium, house number 10, just a few stitches last week.
 
 
Nothing to show from the craftshare this time, it's still a WIP and should be finished this week.  There is also a combined project we are all taking part in that i'll share with you soon.
 
Thanks for visiting,  I hope you have a lovely week.
 

22 comments:

  1. Well your hubby's socks are fantastic!! Thanks for sharing his modelling talent :) Sweet progress on the nature sampler. What a nice design. Have a wonderful week - hopefully with a few rays of sunshine!

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  2. Your alphabet is looking good and the socks are very neat indeed.

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  3. Awww thank the hubby for modelling them for me!

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  4. Hubby legs look great in those socks :-) lovely stitching Julie, you'll soon have a big HD x x

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  5. So much progress! The socks look wonderful and the alphabet is coming along beautifully. It is good to see Irish Garden growing.

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  6. Beautiful scoks and lovely stitching
    Hugs x

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  7. Wow--a professional sock modeler couldn't have done a better job than your husband, Julie! Your finished socks look fabulous! And you're so close to a wonderful new finish on Nature's Alphabet :) I think of you each time I walk past my own finished piece hanging in the hallway!

    Enjoy your week...

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  8. Fab socks and perfect model,

    Irish garden is looking lovely as is santas village.


    Xxxx

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  9. The socks look brilliant - comfy and warm.

    Your stitching is coming along nicely and it will be great to see your alphabet sampler finished very soon too.

    Have a great week.

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  10. Oh I do like those socks lol. The stitching is totally gorgeous and I feel my wish list growing and growing. Irish garden is def there: I wasn't sure about it at first but as I've watched yours grow and grow..well, what isnt to love about it? Great post xx

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  11. I really like the socks! And, wonderful stitching progress!!

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  12. Wonderful work julie the socks are great .
    Love all your stitching , Working your SAL one letter at a time soon grows into a lovely work of art.
    Have a happy day.

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  13. Fab socks Julie, and lovely stitching. The alphabet piece is looking gorgeous

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  14. Love the sock, Hubby modelled them very well.
    Lovely stitching Julie

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  15. The socks are beautiful! Do you stitch them one or two at a time? Lovely stitching as well : )

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  16. Fabulous finish on the socks! Nature's Alphabet is so wonderful.

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  17. Love your Irish garden, can you blog the details. Socks look warm.

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  18. Lovely socks :) Great progress on all your stitching projects!

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  19. Your hubby's socks, turned out just fantastic! Your stitching is looking lovely! I hope you have a great week!

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  20. Haha, you're married to a sock model!

    I didn't realise Irish Garden was so big, at least we'll be watching it grow over the summer. Unlike the alphabet which will so be over!

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  21. They are gorgeous, these socks, and perfect colours for men or women alike.
    Great progress on your stitchy WIPs. It' so nice to see the new additions to them. I particularly love Nature's Alphabet, your SAL piece.

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  22. Smashing socks! They look like a perfect fit, too. :)

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