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Frantically knitting August 10, 2010

Posted by Fiona in Breaking the fourth wall, Craftiness, Knitting, Sewing.
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I’ve spent the last few days knitting like it’s going out of fashion.  I’m afraid I can’t tell you what I’m knitting, it’s a secret at present, but I’ve set myself a deadline of Saturday to have it finished.  As things stand, then, I’ve spent a fair bit of time with a calculator having ideas and muttering to myself.  A deadline of just over a week is really, really daunting, even if the things I’m making are quite small, but I’m glad I’m doing it.  I feel like I’m pushing myself a bit here.

I also have a question for you – if you don’t mind helping me.  If you were to happen, for instance, to be browsing a hypothetical online market of handmade odds and sods, and you were to come across a rather lovely tote bag to the tune of this, only rather better ironed/photographed/with buttons sewn in the gaps:

or, indeed, a little more topically for today, this:

…would you be interested in having one for your very own?  And at what sort of price would you make a mental note to remember it for the birthdays of some of your more arty friends?

Just hypothetically, you understand.  I really haven’t decided if it’s too much effort while I’m a finalist.

There’s a high-ish chance I’m going to keep the one with the umbrella on it for myself because I love it so much.  Also, it’s a bit smudged.  But mainly because I love it.

Dad and I are going to Arran in Scotland next week – hurrah!  I am counting down the days.  There will be good food and better walks and it’s going to be fantastic.  I will try and wrestle his camera before then, because I know I keep meaning to post all sorts of pictures of things and failing utterly to do so.

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1. Ruth - August 11, 2010

oooh! I’ve guessing completely, but something around £6.50-£7.99? I think the local ‘I’m not a carrier bags’ around here are about £4.99… Btw, bravo on having such lovely creative ideas while about to be a finalist 🙂

2. Jenny - August 13, 2010

I’d say anything from five to eight pounds. So I kind of agree with Ruth. Perhaps more for Ones With Buttons.

And good idea – although, yes, whilst you’re a finalist, I don’t know…! xxx


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