Wednesday, 31 August 2011

Woyww #117 and more Korknisse and a Warm Monkey

This week I am back at my trusty old spotty kitchen table.

I have my spotty bag of wool. (overflowing because I had to buy bigger balls because the blanket is getting so big).

My sewing box, which is also overflowing because I never put anything away in it properly.

My cup of tea in my Padstow mug.

My Grandma's old tin of buttons.

Smash book with some bits I'm adding in and some buttons that for some reason my mum has tied together (probably being tidy and organised).

My friend's teapot again - I just rang her to ask if she had seen my blog last week and whether she thought she might like the tea cosy I found. She does.

The crochet pattern for the aforementioned tea cosy.

My ever increasing granny blanket. This now takes an hour and ten minutes per round. But it is still no nearer the size I want it to be.

And that's it.

I have however been creating this week some more Korknisse, number Five and number Six.

......and didn't they have fun in the garden (remember the chickens?). We have new neighbours but I don't think they saw me.

I have also made a new jumper for our resident Monkey, Gunkey Monkey. He has been asking (yes you heard right) for a jumper for ages, and I finally got my wool out and made it up as I went along - with a little help from my Mum (Moo).

He can't actually remove his jumper as I sewed it on around him - it's not cruel - he'll be fine!

Doesn't he look smart and ever so warm. We are moving to Canada shortly and it sure gets cold there in the Winter.

That's all from me. Have a look at some other desks here.


sasa said...

great post and those fellas look just fabulous!
Thanks for the peek! Sarah (at 4)

Lunch Lady Jan said...

You win this week's prize for the best blog title!!! The monkey does indeed look warm and snuggly :D He'll need that woolly pully in Canada, that's for sure. How exciting for you and yours - hope all the moving/applications/emigrating stuff is going smoothly. PS The korknisse are wonderful, but your chickens wewre my favs, they cracked me up lolol. Hugs, LLJ x

Annie said...

I love all your little characters [glad I'm not the only one daft enough to take pictures in the garden :-) ]. Monkey looks great but I hope you've warned him he will be joinging the jumper in the washing machine when needed :-)
A x

Tertia said...

Monkey looks ready for winter. Your little watchimacallits look like they had a great time in the garden.

Ravenous Rae said...

Those little people are cute! Nice work.

NatashaMay said...

I'm liking your spotty table. :) Love the Korknisse. They seem to love to just hand around the garden. :) Monkey looks satisfied with his new sweater, too.

Anonymous said...

Lol, this post is awesome! I love your little Korknisse, would it have been terribly awkward if your new neighbours had come out to ask what you were doing? Lol.

Annie xx TheFeltFairy said...

Love your table! And the little fellas are adorable too x

Julia Dunnit said...

Brr, he'll need ore than a jumper for Canada - remember - brass monkies!! I love the korknisse - how sweet they are; they look so happy.

Annaboo said...

Ha ha ha- see- the Korknisse drive you mad eventually! I was also taking pictures of mine outside and hoping the neighbours didn't see me either!
AND I can't believe your monkey- I have almost exactly the same one which is my son's! His also has a number of knitted and sewed garments courtesy of Grandma!
Have a good week!

The Crafty Elf said...

Those Korknisse are so darn adorable. I have to say I do love the Monkey and his new sweater will be perfect for Canada. An early welcome to Canada, you'll love it here (I hope)!

Aeryn Kelly-Reitmeyer said...

Love the pictures out in the garden. So cute!

Neil said...

What fun you have had!

Crafting Time said...

Oh your korknisse look so sweet! I love the shot of them hanging on the tree!
This is my first visit to your super blog, I found you via WOYWW, I will be back next week to see what else you have been upto!
Helen x

Elizabeth said...

Great post this week - love all those polka dots. Your korknisses(?) are great fun, your new neighbours might be worried but, hey ho, you're going to Canada. Monkey looks cosy in his new woolly - he's ready for the move. And, it that the Money Pit you're dreaming of ... if it is,I think you should get a really good survey done :) Elizabeth x #51

Quirky Boots said...

hehehe such a sweet jumper for monkey :) x

Kim Dellow said...

OMG Gorgeous they are so cute! Love your post. Kim

Katiejane said...

Wow, these are too cute! Thanks so much for visiting my blog and leaving such a lovely comment.