Friday, 31 May 2013

I've Made Friday Week 61

Good Morning Everyone.
I hope you are all having a good week
and are looking forward to the weekend.

Little Red has gone to his Grandparents for a couple of days.
It seems so quiet when he isn't here.
Hubby is at work all day so
it's crocheting central :-).

Little Red loved the Badger Hat.
He wore it to school last week.
It's lucky it got colder as he didn't look
as stupid wearing a hat.
I can't believe we are still having winter
temperatures and weather in May :-(
Warmth and sunshine would be really nice.

from Lisa from Pretty Things 55
Aren't they fantastic!
Little Red loves them!!!
I think I may alter the depth of the gloves slightly if I make another pair.
The pattern is easy to follow and very clear.
The only thing I think you need to be aware of is 
you need the following hooks:  K, I, F & G
I would of liked a gauge as I think mine turned out smaller than they should of.
I think that was what was wrong with my face sizing.
I think these gloves are great fun. 
Lisa has quite a few other designs so 
please check her shop out.

I also finished the free pattern:

Doesn't it look really good!
It was so easy to make.
There are really clear instructions. 
I went wrong on the hair but I think it still worked.

I read:
The Vampire Manifesto (Vampire Manifesto Book One) by Rashaad Bell
Even after finishing this book
I'm not sure.
I think I enjoyed it but I'm unsure about
the amount of things included in the story.
You've got:
Vampires, Werewolves, Mutants.
Parrarel universes & pandora's box.

I like the characters and it's well written
but did they have to go so quick at parts and add so much.
Madison is in highschool and at the start of the
story that's all she has to worry about.
Then things change and there is a $3.5 million price on her head.

I think I'd give this book 3.5

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Thursday, 30 May 2013

Thursday Handmade Love Week 60

Good morning everyone!
I hope you are all having a good week.

This weeks theme is..............................
Boy Baby Blankets

I know I will only be dipping my toe into 
all the beautiful baby blankets.
These are just a few of the ones I love.

Etsy Finds:
Made to Order - Toddler Boy's ABC Quilt Jungle Animal Quilt Made to Order Boy or Girl Noah's Arc Ark Baby Afghan Blanket Crochet Crocheted Handmade New Unique
Monkey Baby Blanket - Boy Baby Blanket - Crochet - Blue  Baby Boy Blankets - Crochet Baby Blanket - Baby Blanket - Photography Prop - Gray and Seaglass Blue Stroller/Travel/Car Seat Blanket Crochet Baby Boy Blanket - Sailboat  Blanket - Ripple Blanket
Baby boy blanket - Baby blanket - baby boy blanket chocolate brown fleece with cars - Ready to ship baby blanket New Nursery Quilted Teddy Bear Blue Jeans Baby Boy Blanket - Country Style ON SALE Baby boy blanket in blue polar fleece
handmade crochet dinosaur baby boy blanket  Organic Baby Boy Penguin Baby Blanket -- Toddler Size -- Personalized Free Baby Boy Quilt, Cars fabric , Map , Nursery Decor , Baby Blanket, Newborn Blanket, Baby Comforter,Play Mat
Puppy Baby Quilt Minky Flannel Blanket  Patchwork Flannel Back Boy Blanket 35 x 46 Mitered corner  boy blanket. Pirates. 34"x34" cotton/cotton blanket. Free personalization available. Personalized baby blanket- baby blue and brown dot puppy- stroller blanket

Etsy Crochet Patterns:
Crochet Heirloom Baby Blanket PDF PATTERN for Boy or Girl Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern - Baby Blanket Pattern - Crochet Pattern - Crochet Baby Blanket - Baby Boy Blanket and Hat Pattern Crochet Baby Blanket - Ocean Waves - Quick & Cozy Series - PDF Pattern
Monkey Onesie Baby Blanket Crochet PATTERN - INSTANT DOWNLOAD Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern Instant Download PDF Crochet Pattern: Matthew's Granny Cluster Baby Blanket, Afghan, Shawl UK instructions with HanJan crochet tutorial
Crochet Pattern Lullaby Lamb Baby Blanket Baby Afghan Crochet Pattern girl boy pink blue EMAIL .pdf Crochet PATTERN - Wheels & Stripes Baby Afghan Blanket - 26x21 Printable Download PDF 1507
Crochet Baby Blanket - Spring Rainbow - Quick & Cozy Series - PDF Pattern Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star Baby Blanket, Hat and Booties Crochet PDF Pattern Bestseller - PDF Crochet Pattern - Skylar Baby Blanket (permission to sell finished item) - Instant Download
PDF Crochet Pattern -  Tide Pool Baby Blanket (permission to sell finished item) - Instant Download Crochet Baby Blue Blanket Baby Chunky Square Afghan Throw -Beginner Crochet PATTERN - Printable Download PDF 30x30
Ric Rac Baby Afghan - Crochet Pattern - PDF Pattern - The JoJo Blanket Download Now - CROCHET PATTERN Linked Cables Scarf - Pattern PDF

Ravelry Crochet Patterns for Sale:

Ravelry Free Crochet patterns:

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