Friday, 18 December 2015

Absent, but "present" !!!!

Hi girls!!!!!
The time flies very quickly while busy in making a lot of gifts for family and friends in occasion of the coming Christmas ..... next week!!!!!
So I was absent from Blogland, but I had to in favour of the "present" commitment!!!! ;oD
I had taken a lot of pictures of all my works, but I'll show you just a few, ok ???

As you can remember (HERE), I was knitting a scarf with stripes (the Long Striped Scarf, from Fiona Goble's knitting book Scarves and Cowls, 36 quick and stylish knits) ....



.... and from the same book, in the meantime, I knitted even the Pompom Scarf, that is like the following ....



.... and I tell you, they are so different and so beautiful together ...



I crocheted a couple of necklaces, too !
The pattern is the same (my own design!), but I did use two different kind of yarns, so two different sizes of hooks ....


YOU CAN FOUND THESE BUTTONS HERE !!!!



... and I made another one with buttons and beads ....




... then a bunch of hats ....




.... there are more, but I'll show you the rest another time!!!!!
The pattern I followed is free and you can find it HERE !!!

I had even to crochet (my "little" sister request !) two Totoro hats (do you remember the first one?) ...





.... slightly different from each other !!!!

Then a different kind of hats ....




..... sweet little decorations, nice to gift to a friend who was hosting a Christmas party last week !
The photo tutorial ? Have a look HERE and have fun in making them !

I've tried something new (still my own design!) for a couple of chilly friends ...

yes ... hot water bottle covers !!!!





.... So I was not kidding !!!! I was really busy !!!! ;oD

Everything is all packed now in my luggages : tomorrow we are flying back to Italy for the Christmas break ....
..... but I will pop again next week for the Season Greetings !!!!!

xxxx, Alessandra



11 comments:

  1. Ale - you have been busy! I am so behind with your work, you have busy hands! But then, I am behind with almost everything ;-)
    Enjoy your trip to Italy - I've seen it this in summer through a friend's and now in winter through my cousin's eyes, and I want to go.

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    1. Everything you made is wonderful Ale, but the very first scarf.. my Gosh! It is gorgeous!

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  2. Hi Alessandra, I know all about being being 'absent but "present"' - your 'makes' are wonderful! I particularly love your hot water bottle covers - perhaps it's our colder temperatures here!

    I think I spy some Harris Tweed in your post, hehe :) Such a busy time of year - enjoy! xxx

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  3. Wonderful makes and gifts!!! I am sure that everyone will love them. Have a wonderful time in Italy! Happy Christmas! xx

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  4. Wow you have been so busy! You made so many wonderful gifts, well done Ale!I wish you and your family a good time in Italy, have fun. Xxx Mirjam.

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    1. thank you my dear!!!!!
      This morning we landed in Milano and we are all really excited to pass Christmas here, with our families!!!!
      xxxxxxx Ale

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  5. La sciarpa a righe è stupenda!Vedo che sei in fase creativa...Buone vacanze italiane,Ale!E tanti cari auguri di Buone Feste a te e a tutta la tua tribù!Bacioni!

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  6. Wow ... you have been really busy!! Such lovely thoughtful gifts! M x

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  7. Uuuuufff!!!! quin munt de coses, Ale!!!! ets una treballadora incansable!!!!
    I tot és tan bonic....!!!!!!
    Feliç 2016!!!!!

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  8. Wow, you were really busy indeed! So many lovely presents. Each one so pretty ♥ and surely a big pleasure for the presentee! Hugs & a wonderful 2016! Nata xxx

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