Sunday, May 15, 2011


I'm sure I mentioned last week that I was going to try and finish some projects that really just need half an hour or less, but a challenge issued by a member of my craft group sent me off in pursuit of new yarn to complete a new project for me.

Just love these colours together, I am totally loving that lime green colour which is a bit unusual not a colour that is normally in my colour scheme.

I could hardly wait until I got home on Friday to get started.

It has been a lot of years since I tried a fair isle design and I thoroughly enjoyed working on this.
The pattern is a design by Amanda Jones and appears in a Simply Knitting Christmas special from 2010.
Lovely colours to brighten what has been a very grey weekend.
I'm all done - it is far from perfect but I am still very happy with the finished item and will figure out how to wear it now that the weather has decided cold is the perfect temperature.
The challenge was to have this finished so I can return the book to the owner when we meet for craft group on Tuesday. I made it with a couple of days to spare. Yay!
Now to the almost done projects - they will be finished.
Hope your weekend has been filled with warm projects too.


marina said...

the fair isle looks beautiful. The colours go together really well. Talk about speed knitting!
I like the crochet flowers you have been making too. What will you use them for?

Michelle Ridgway said...

You are so clever....just beautiful!

barb's creations said...

Wish I could knit as good as you,mine is just plain or pearl stitches.Love the hat,the colours go well together :) Barb.

jodie said...

That is amazing... is there any craft you can't master ?

Shay said...

Another beautiful finish (speed knitting indeed!) You're amazing...truly.

If it isnt squares I cant knit it...

T's Daily Treasures said...

Lovely! I never could get the hang of knitting but love to crochet even if I can't follow every pattern I try. :/ Have a great day! Tammy

Cynthia L. said...

I was justing telling a freind of mine that I wanted to lear fair isle knitting. She has agreet to help me out! Hope my project comes out as pretty as yours.

Melody said...

I love fair isle but haven't knitted any for 20 years. You've reminded me how gorgeous it is. Fabulous work.