Thursday, February 2, 2012

I have been meaning to do a new blog update for awhile but have been busy and the time has just slipped past.
When I finished Finlay's knitted hat a few weeks ago I realized that it had been on my needles for about four months, I have just not been knitting.
I love knitting but it does get put on one side alot, it takes about eight hours to knit a little jersey, almost as long as it takes to make a bear. I also noticed that almost none of my bears in the last year have had a jersey.
I got some lovely colours of thread out and started a jersey. This is where you can see the blog post in progress, I was going to show you the start of a jersey and now I can show you a finished jersey and the start of the second one and as I type this I have actually started number three.
A little girl bear dressed in the pink jersey is almost ready for her debut. I have a bear on ebay whose auction is almost finished. This is Peaches, made using a very pretty apricot coloured fur.
I have also become totally addicted to Pinterest, you can follow the link on my sidebar, so many lovely images and just not enough time.
I hope everyone is having a good week. Winter has arrived here and I am really feeling the cold, we are lucky here, no snow just bad frost in the morning, a daytime temperature of 0 degrees C and a nighttime drop to -3 or -5 degrees.

4 comments:

maddyrose said...

It's amazing to me that you're able to knit something so small. What are you using for knitting needles? The little jerseys are adorable however your bears don't need a jersey to make them appealing.

Milly Me® Teddy Bears said...

I love your knittings Megan ♥ And I know it takes a long time to knit such a sweet little jersey. At the moment I'm busy knitting a tiny sweater myself, but for some reason my new piece doesn't want to wear it. Holy smokes, I had to do it 5 TIMES!!!!
Lucky you that you're not living in Holland. Our nighttime temps. dropped to -13. And I am wearing extra tights and at least 10 pair of socks to keep my feet warm. Phew. Hugs, Thea xxxx

Megan Chamberlain said...

Thank you for the lovely comments. MaddyRose, I use size 18 needles for knitting, (mainly available for lace and miniature dollhouse knitting)
Thea, I hope you keep warm, it is bad enough here i wouldn't want it to be any colder.

Anonymous said...

what gorgeous colours. What wool do you use for your knitting. can't wait to see your new one.
sue from chasrich@iinet.net.au

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