Friday, January 04, 2008

Ponytail Beanie

This is Shazzas version of the Bead and Opal Wool Queens ponytail beanie. Made from Bendigo Colonial in a lovely shade called woodrose and a cream coloured knitted flower added for interest.

I have also been kept busy with requests for fingerless gloves, this pair in practical black for men, I used Bendigo colonial 8ply. The pattern is a no frills traditional one that I have used for years from an old socks and gloves book which I have adapted over the years. I am currently working on another pair made from Bendigo Rustic in midnight tweed.

I have also joined in all the fun of Ravelry, I am currently getting my head around the whole site and one can only wonder how I am going to get the time to post there, lol! I was pleasantly surprised to find some of my patterns there already.

Just arrived back home from Coles Bay all relaxed and ready to tackle the busyness of life again. I have to confess that not a lot of knitting was done, I read books mostly and walked. Oh well till next time, happy knitting.


2paw said...

Coles Bay is so lovely, glad you had a great holiday time together!!! Very nice hat!!!!

tiennie said...

Those are very cool! Hope you have a great new year!

Larjmarj said...

Ravelry!! Ohhh Ahhh! I love it because I can check and see when people update their blogs without surfing. It's all right there. Also the patterns and checking out what yarns were used etc etc etc....It's a huge time suck.
Love the fingerless gloves! Etsy rocks.
BTW...does the hat in my Ravelry avatar look familiar?

Knittinreed said...

Happy New Year, Sharon! Great designs, as usual. Nice to see you on Ravelry.

Have a great week.

Suzi said...

Love the hat, just the sort of ht i use dot need till I cut all my long locks off, who knows what will happen by next winter??

I'm yet to have a trip away, I am waiting for all the madness to end and to find a clear week where I can escape to the seaside.

knitseashore said...

Happy New Year! Hope to see you on Ravelry. I'm knitseashore.

Shelley said...

I'm on Ravelry too. I'll add you as a friend :o).

zippiknits said...

Hey Shazza, welcome to Ravelry. You should have some fun there.

So, you are another short fingered glove knitter. Yay! I have two recipients for them, soon to have four, and the more practice the better! Yours look mighty spiffy.