Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Yarn Along

I have had an enjoyable week with crochet, still making accessories in preparation for the Winter and some for gifts.  I have completed a scarf this week using a Helen Ardley pattern from issue 13 of Simply Crochet magazine.

 
It works up quite quickly and uses just chains and treble stitches.  I have also started another lacy shawl which I love.
 
 
The pattern can be found in issue 29 of Simply Crochet.
 
 
 
Reading has been slow again this week so I am still reading Snow Geese.  I have however been constantly using A Field Guide To The Birds Of The British Isles.  There are so many birds constantly in the garden at the moment so I am using the book to identify them.  My husband and I have spent many a happy hour at the window just observing, hence the lack of reading.
 
I am having a giveaway in celebration of 100 followers, so please feel free to pop back to my previous post to join in.
 
I am once again joining Ginny over at Small Things for the yarn along, why not pop over and see what everyone else has on their needles/hooks.
 
See you soon.

31 comments:

  1. we had a lot of different birds at the old house, not so much here. Once they get more houses built and everything grows they will start to come along I think more. Love your shawl.

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  2. lovely cowl and in such a pretty color!!

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  3. Lovely gifts. Enjoy your bird watching.

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  4. Lovely projects ~ enjoy your bird watching.

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  5. your scaves are beautiful..i really like the colours you've picked.

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  6. Lovely crochet - the colours are gorgeous!
    I love watching the birds too. We get the most delightful little fairy wrens here, as well as willy wagtails. They are such fun to watch.

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  7. I'll head over to SmallTHINGS now. Love your cowl

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  8. Lovely work - you get so much done in the space of a week!!!

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  9. What a nice projects, pretty colors too!,

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  10. Pretty scarves. I love both colors you've chosen. We keep a bird field guide by our large front window where we have a double bird feeder. Makes for quick identification when we see a stranger, but it's also fun to just read through at times.

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  11. I love crochet very much and yours are amazing!!

    Cheers, Sandra

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  12. Beautiful colors for your projects! I am also watching birds... but mostly with distress as they nibble my vegetable plants in the garden!

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  13. Your crochet work is beautiful . . . I love the pretty turquoise scarf :)

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  14. Your crochet projects are lovely! Birds are sure interesting to watch

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  15. So pretty ! I love the colors !

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  16. Wonderful colours and pretty crochet work!

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  17. Gorgeous crochet, beautifully stitched. Our bird guide is never far away, in fact we have more than one. We've been watching a crow's nest from the window, it's been fascinating.

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  18. Your crochet projects are great and very pretty colors. We also have our bird book at the ready.. my DIL saw a Quail today, she didn't even know what it was! I'm reading "The Baker's Daughter" and working on my natural white alpaca shawl. ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

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  19. They are both lovely pieces. Nothing like a bit of crochet is there! xx

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  20. What a pretty scarf. I love that color. The shawl is coming along nicely also.

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  21. These scarves are so different! I love how the colours just pop. I really have to learn crocheting.

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  22. The blue on the cowl is lovely! Congrats on the beautiful finishes!

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  23. I admire anyone who has mastered that art of crochet. Your projects are looking great.

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  24. Beautiful !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Have a great day !!!
    Hug
    Anna

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  25. The red shawl looks lovely and of so cozy!

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  26. You make such pretty things!

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  27. We have a lot of birds in the garden just now as well, and all for them very early risers. And loud. But I forgive them the wake-up call, there is just something about birds.
    Amalia
    xo

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  28. Love the birds!! Your projects look great.

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  29. Looking great. I haven't learned to crochet yet...one day!

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