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Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Two Little Elephants

Hi,

It seems ages since I blogged anything and although I have done a few things I really have nothing much to show you.   I have started teaching tatting again another beginners class this time I have four ladies which seems to take up a bit of time and I am enjoying it.
Last Friday the UK had a solar Eclipse it would have been fine if we could have seen the sun but the day started misty and cloudy no chance until we went out,  I walked up the driveway to open the gate and there was a hole in the cloud and the sun with just the corner covered by the moon as it left the sun. Unfortunately I did not have my camera and even if I had ran for it we would have missed it,  it was there just for a few seconds really just long enough to see it,  better luck next time in .....years.
I am please to say my hospital appointment went well and I have to go back again in six months it seems the treatment is working.
 On the way up to Sheffield I knitted the pink elephant and their skirts up in Sheffield and then knitted the blue one on the way back,   I am pleased with both of them one skirt is moss stitch and the other elephant has a moss stitch top just make them different.   It took a couple of nights sewing up the bits and stuffing.  I cant remember where this pattern came from as I have had it years and knitted lots of these little elephants.   I had to re type it out again as the pattern was so worn out.
I hope you are keeping well and until we meet again take care
                                 Hugs
                     Margaret

14 comments:

  1. I am glad you are teaching tatting and the blog can wait, this must be very exciting I have only taught one at a time. Those elephants are sweet and fun to see a past project!

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  2. These are so adorable! Love the two dresses. I'm also doing moss stitch on a scarf. It always creates a nice texture. I can't imagine doing this kind of detailed knitting while traveling! So glad the treatment is working.

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  3. Cutest elephants! I am glad to hear that your check up went well. Good luck with the teaching.

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  4. Adorable elephants! Glad the treatment is working.

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  5. Oh Margaret these are adorable and to have knitted them in the car, I am impressed! I had a very clear view of the eclipse and stupidly looked at it with the naked eye so saw black spots for hours after. You would think I would know better! Michelle x

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  6. These are adorable Margaret you are clever I love them
    Kevin xx

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  7. Glad to hear your appointment went well. Cute little elephants. I am used to seeing these kinds of things crocheted, though I have never tried making them myself. I always stuck to afghans because they were easy :)

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  8. Your elephants are so cute, Margaret! I'm glad the treatments are helping--that's good news.

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  9. aw your elephants are gorgeous margaret, so cute ;D

    xx coops xx

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  10. Yes, your little elephants are adorable. I could never knit, tat or crochet in a moving car. I would get motion sick. Even focusing on a map can get me tipsy if I do it too long.

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  11. Can I ask you question regarding shuttle tatting
    Caio Sandy xx

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  12. I am more than happy to answer questions on shuttle tatting there is a link to my email in my sidebar,
    Margaret

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