Thursday, March 15, 2018

Gifted Gorgeousness - March Edition

It's the 15th and I'm actually posting on time for once! Check out all the action at Jo's blog, there were a lot of us last month and I hope there are even more this month. Everyone has been working on so many different and exciting projects and my wish list is growing....

I had a lot of projects out last month for the Olympics and posted about them a little already. Here are some of them yet again just because. :)

See Ya Later Alligator by Jodyri - for DD
stitched on 28 ct Nuriel's Forest with some charted threads and wording in stash threads 

Maple Leaf by AAN - for SIL
 on Silkweaver? 14ct with WDW Blaze

Monochrome Link from Sprite Stitch - for DH
 2 over 1 on 18 ct? with charted threads
Tribal Dragon by WWS - for DD 
 stitched 1 over 1 on 25 ct pewter Lugana with Caron Wildflowers and Kreinik blending filament

Ballerina Dreams by Dimensions for co-worker
 stitched 2 over 1 on 18 ct Petra by Chromatic Alchemy

New start! Full Moon by Cute Patterns by Maria
stitched 2 over 2 on 28 ct Lazurite by Chromatic Alchemy

I recently discovered this designer and love some of her patterns so much! I think I bought 4 already.. whooops!

Knitted vest for DD- complete!
Skagen Shawl by Berroco for my Grandma
knitted on 4.5mm circular needles with Araucania Huasco fingering weight yarn

That's a lot of projects! And I'm disappointed that I'll be stopping Ballerina Dreams for now to try and finish a smaller project. I have an idea I'd like to find a silhouette of a singer with a microphone, but I've had no luck so far. Thank you all for your suggestions as well, I'm still determining what might be best for my friend. Please keep them coming!

Happy Stitching!



  1. Congrats on the lovely knitted vest finish! :) We can see it more better if you share a vertical image. Great progress on your projects, love the maple leaf and 'see ya later' ones more. I hope you find the right project for your friend. In some of the cross stitch magazines, there are retro themed small designs like cassette/microphone/headphone etc. which are not that small either and can be stitched as a card.

  2. Great progress, beautiful shawl.


  3. Grandma will love the pretty, and comfortable shawl, it's lovely.

  4. Oooh, the Tribal Dragon looks fantastic!
    The vest and shawl look stunning, they should be thrilled with them.

  5. Thanks for taking part in GG this month, the link up is now up!
    Love all the gifts you have been working on this month, especially the new Full Moon piece. I really like some of the designs on that Etsy shop!

  6. Lots of stitching going on! The vest and shawl are very pretty.

  7. You have been productive this month. All your projects are colourful and interesting.

  8. You also got a lot done on your GG pieces.
    I also know the problem of an ever growing wishlist, lol.

  9. Ballerina Dreams looks great, sorry you have to put it down for a while. All your pieces look awesome and I really like that sweater!

  10. Hooray for a having a finished knit! It's a magical source of satisfaction haha. Hopefully she still approves of the colors :D

    Gosh, that watercolor Totoro sure is cute in that new shop!

  11. Great variety of projects your are stitching as gifts. The knitted vest looks lovely.

  12. Great post, so many gifts in progress. (positive emulation effect, thank you)xxx

  13. Love all your projects. You are horrible though. The Cute Patterns by Maria has a gorgeous pattern called Sea in the Bottle. I must not buy....I must not buy....I must not buy.

  14. Holy crap you got a ton done! I am so far behind on blogs it isn't funny! How did you have time to do all the stitching and knitting at the same time?

  15. Such a pretty shawl and lovely stitching.Love See Ya Later Alligator


Thanks for any comments!

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