Wednesday 15 May 2013

What You Doing Wednesday Week 58

Good Morning Everyone.
I hope your week is going well.
Winter is back in the North West of England.
We are back to Cold Winds and Rain :-(
It was nice to see the sunshine and I hope it comes back again soon.

I'm afraid I haven't got any further on
my tunisian crochet multi garment
or my blanket.
I'll hopefully have some more made in the next couple of weeks.

I have however started a few new projects:
This is going to be an angry birds hat
for my brother-in-law.
It's his 40th so I'm making it as a little
extra birthday present.

I just love the way the shawl is looking.
It's the first time I have ever crocheted with beads and I am loving it.
The detail it gives the project and the way it moves is fantastic.
I have chosen a lace yarn that is white with a black strand running through it.
With the black and pearl beads I think it is going to look fantastic.
Here is the pattern finished:
Isn't it beautiful.
It will probably take a few weeks to finish it but once it is
I'll be sure to let you see the finished shawl.

I am still reading:
The Vampire Manifesto (Vampire Manifesto Book One) by Rashaad Bell

I am enjoying the book and the different 
ideas it uses in the story.
I'm not sure if there are too many things used
but I will see how the story progresses. 
Vampires, Pandora's box, parallel universes & different forms and types
of immortals.
I'll let you know as I read more.

Craftsy have some new classes:

May 15th
Kenneth King: The Carefree Fly-Front Coat (Sewing)
Elisa Strauss - Sculpted Dog Cake (Cake Decorating)
Nancy Smith - Strip Your Stash (Quilting)

Now it's your turn to share what you are doing.

It doesn't have to be crochet, anything you are making

is perfect.

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  1. Thank you for hosting! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

    1. Marci,
      You are more than welcome. Thanks for joining in :-)

  2. That shawl is gorgeous! I love the light color! I haven't heard of the book, but it sounds like something I would enjoy. I will have to check the library :-)

    1. Thanks. I can't wait to see what it looks like finished. It's already moving beautifully.
      Hope you enjoy the book :-)

  3. I love those cascading beads they make the shawl simply outstanding!!! Thank you for the photos. Would you ever consider making the pattern available? And of course, a tutorial for it? I would love to crochet along learning the art of beading while crocheting.

    Let us know. Please....
    Ta Ta for now, Cathy the Bagg Lady

    1. Cathy,

      The shawl pattern is available
      The pattern is for sale on ravelry.
      Sharon who wrote the pattern explains in the pattern how to add the beads and when. It's a very easy pattern to follow.


  4. I agree with Cathy! A tutorial would be great, although I have crocheted with beads before it's just been in bracelets, so it was small scale, I'd love to try that shawl; it's beautiful!

    1. Karen,

      The shawl pattern is available
      The pattern is for sale on ravelry.
      Sharon who wrote the pattern explains in the pattern how to add the beads and when. It's a very easy pattern to follow.


  5. Pretty, pretty shawl. Lots of beads in the posts I've been reading this morning; I really need to get on that! We had driving rain last night and thunderstorms this morning, but it's all cleared out and now we're sunny and warm. Maybe your good weather is just around the corner?

    1. It's nice when all the weather clears and it's sunny and warm. We are meant to be getting some sun tomorrow. It's been cold, windy and rain all week :-(


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