|It's Summer in Straya!|
It's been rather frustrating for me that all the end of year busy-ness has kept me away from my little bloggy space here in the Interwebs.
I've still been able to crochet daily, but I've been limited in time for designing and writing. Hopefully the upcoming summer holidays will give that back to me because I've really missed hanging out with you guys! I've been so desperate to blog, I'm currently writing this up on my little phone on the train to Southern Cross Station on my way to work!
|I'm on the train. Bloggin' and stuff...|
I then became quite excited by the idea of these scarflets and made a slightly different variation using Moda Vera Shiver. This is a super soft, chunky acrylic yarn.
I have the idea of releasing the pattern with the 2 versions. One for cashmerino style yarns and one for chunky yarns. So stay tuned for that in the coming weeks!
I also took some time to make a variation of my Stevie Bird pattern.
What do you think of this little Cockatoo?
I love him! I'd like to try making other Aussie birds too!
If you follow along on Spacey Facey, you'd know I love Xmas and Xmas movies! I have some goodies planned for my Saturday night Movies & Crochet.
We started off last weekend with one our favourite Xmas classics Die Hard!
Once I had a glass of Egg Nog in hand, Die Hard on the tv and the lights twinkling on the Xmas tree I had that delicious, cosy Christmassy feeling!
And our old friend Rocko the Elf has arrived again this year. He always makes his debut like this:
The following day, we woke up and he continued the superhero theme.
I wanted to go with a pink and gold theme this year. But I have so many cute little ornaments that are not pink and gold, and I absolutely HAVE TO put up that once again my tree is a mishmash of things.
Like these adorable little mushrooms I bought online a couple of years ago...
I recently discovered that we don't have to travel all the way to Phillip Island for Sonofagun No.2s penguin fix.
A couple of weeks ago it was Bears work Xmas party. It was held at a lovely restaurant called Little Blue on the St Kilda pier.
We got all dressed up and I spent a great deal of time ironing my hair and twisting it into lovely waves. I felt a bit glam!
We caught trains and trams to St Kilda, then had to walk along a very long pier to the little restaurant at the end.
Unfortunately piers and bays are kind of windy. My hair did this....
|Definitely NOT glam! btw Where's Wally?|
One of the Wait Staff told us it was a nightly tourist attraction, so the Bear and I decided to take Sonofofagun No.2 and his Bear cub along the following weekend.
Now we were on the otherside of the glass!
|Sonofagun No.2 waits for penguins....|
They swim in just after sunset every night.
Many waddle their way up into the breakwater boulders to their nests but quite a few perch on top of the rocks to preen and perve at the two legged visitors.
So that's just a little recap from the train...
If I don't get the chance to pop in again before Christmas, stay tuned for the end of the year when I do my Year of Saturday Night Movies & Crochet wrap up!
The Red Haired Amazona