Saturday, April 14, 2012

Tokens

Now that everyone has let me know they've arrived safely, I can tell you a little bit about the tokens of appreciation I sent out for the lovely and generous contributions to the Teacher Identity Project.


I had knit and felted a large square of oatmeal-coloured wool ages ago and it had lingered in my fabric stash just waiting for the right thing. I grabbed some floss, felted wool sheets, and rescued ribbon and went to town...

Lavender, pussywillows, sweet peas, hydrangeas, and tulips.  They were delightfully fun to make. Nothing fancy - just tokens. You can read more about them here and here.

Thanks again, ladies!

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I imagine the craftiness will slow down a bit around here for a while.  Hockey playoffs have started so I've returned to my straight stockingnette stitch scrap afghan as it's simple enough I can do without watching my hands constantly.  The first round has been really intense so far; a patterned project would be dangerous. I learned this one the hard way two years ago with my lace medallion coverup and an olympic mitten that was ripped back into oblivion after it proved to be beyond pathetic when I tried to stripe it. [Shakes head with memory of the ill-conceived notion...]

4 comments:

  1. Those are totally adorable. I love them. The tulips are my fav! You are so talented!!

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  2. Yup, these are rad and I'm a proud owner! Yay!!
    Can you knit - even stockinette - and not look at all? I haven't mastered that yet....I hope one day. Talk about multitasking.

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  3. Really cute!

    I see you're in Sask., so I'm curious which team you're pulling for in the playoffs? We're on Vancouver Island, so naturally our team is the Canucks, who haven't been doing so hot so far!

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  4. Thank you so much!! I just love mine. :D Well done you!

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