Monday, May 13, 2013

A little update!

I'm generally not a knitter! I normally leave that up to Mum. But; after poking around Lincraft and coming across some wool that I just adored and to top it off I could knit a Cardigan for under $20 I thought what the hell. Lets give it a go.
So far I have the back and left front knitted.
Mummmm......I've made a mistake on the left front it's shorter than the back.
I know she'll help me get it sorted.

 I've also been working on my Matilda Station which I've decided to rename to Perry's Place
One of my finishes, though only small is the completion of this panel. I've had this in my stash for a while. I can now say that it's complete.

Here is the back in an Aeroplane Flannel
Nice and snug for a little baby boy.
 Oh! We also had Mothers Day on Sunday. I do love to be spoilt.
I received the inspirational wall hanging and Scan Pan Knife from my Eldest Son.
A beautifully scented candle from his Girlfriend.
 Flowers and $100 to go towards getting my quilt quilted.
A lovely home cooked meal by my daughter.
A DVD Les Miserable from my youngest Son.
So after spending the entire morning in tears....from watching the movie Les Miserable, over all I had a fabulous day. I hope your Mothers Day was as special as mine.


Fiona said...

love that wool you are knitting up Tracee.... this is the right time of year to take up knitting isn't it.... looks like you were very spoilt for mothers day.... such special thoughtful gifts...

Val Spiers said...

You received some lovely gifts. I love the panel and the cardi looks great.

Christine M said...

Your cardigan is going to be lovely Tracee. That sounds like a great idea calling your quilt Perry's Place.

shez said...

Tracee your knitting looks fantastic,well done and love the baby quilt,it was a popular panel when it came out.Wow love all your mother's day gifts and lol,sorry to hear you were in tears for part of the day.xx

Sharon - Lilabelle Lane said...

I like the name change on your quilt. Lots of lovely pressies also. hugs

Cheryl said...

Lovely mothers day pressies Tracee. Loving your quilt, and colors in your cardign to be are lovely

Flying Blind... said...

What a lovely Mother's Day xxxx

Charlie and Wendy said...

Sounds like a lovely day for you. Love your knitting!!

marina said...

looks like you were deservedly spoilt!
lovely panel quilt and some more progress on your Perry's place top.

Meredith Grant said...

Umm...just one question Tracee; what happened to the brand new Janome' sewing machine??? Did they forget it was on lay-by? lol xxx

kiwikid said...

Love your knitting Tracee and all your lovely presents - you have wonderful thoughtful children - take after their mother no doubt!!! :-) I cried my way through Le Mis too but was in the cinema at Geelong - looked a sight walking back to the car!!!


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