Nanna says after all the time it took making scrumbles, it’s time for something easier, that she can get finished quickly. So she’s knitting scarves. Boomerang scarves, coz of the shape. She says it’s a really easy pattern once you get your head around it. It’s taken her a couple of goes, though, which is why the scarves are different shapes! We thought you’d put a scarf around your head or neck, not get your head around it. Sometimes the things Nanna says are weird. Advertisements Continue reading Boomerang!
Nanna says she’s really happy with her snuggly scrumble shawl. We knew it would be blue! (And purple. And a bit of bright green.) When she wore her shawl to church, Nanna says, lots of people admired it! That made her happy! She says she’ll take orders, if anyone wants her to knit one for them. It’s not to everyone’s tastes, says Nanna, but if you like big and bold and totally unique, scrumbles are great! And if you get tired of it, you can make it into a carry bag and even felt it. Continue reading Another Gorgeous Scrumble Shawl
Nanna says she usually says things here and posts them to our Little Brother Big Brother Facebook page. But this one’s the other wat round; it’s from her FB to here. So you might see it twice. https://www.facebook.com/littlebrotherbigbrother99/ We haven’t seen it, coz too much screen time makes us silly, but our Mum sometimes checks out online stuff. From Nanna: I have several things in the Kapiti Arts and Crafts Society’s Wonders with Wool Exhibition of work by the Spinners, Weavers & Knitters and the Felters groups. This year’s theme is “From Farm to Fashion”. When I was on Gallery duty … Continue reading Nanna says some things on Facebook
Nanna says she couldn’t think what to get her oldest friend for her birthday. Then she said she’s not the oldest friend she’s got, but they’ve been friends for over 45 years, and we think that sounds very old. In the end, Nanna says she decided something “handmade with love” would be the best present, and because her friend spends a lot of time fishing and sailing, she’s knitted it in colours of the ocean. On one side, the scarf ends in a V or triangle shape, and on the other side there are six steps, one for each decade. We … Continue reading Colours of the ocean for a friend
Nanna says she enjoyed making the “free knitting and scrumbles shawl” that’s for sale at Kapiti Gallery. She says she’s going to make one for herself now, in colours she loves and wears a lot. We’re guessing it will be blue… But Nanna also says, If someone wanted to pay her a small fortune for it, she might sell it to them! Continue reading Scrumble shawls
Nanna says she started knitting a jersey in colours to match her new trousers – and it got away on her! It’s long and striped and although it matches her “autumn” pants, she doesn’t often wear scarfs and might sell it instead. We reckon it looks lovely and snuggly and warm and wiggly! Continue reading Long and winding scarf
…and knitted a couple of new ones! Nanna says she’s very happy someone bought her “Jump for Joy” jersey for their little kid and also some kids’ ugg boots. We got beautiful yarn for Nanna for Christmas, and she’s nearly finished knitting a cardigan/jacket. The wool we got her is twisted blue and purple, and she’s knitting in some of the matching blue “for added interest”, she says. We wonder what lucky little kid will get to wear it? Nanna says it’s probably too small for either of us, coz we’re big kids now. Continue reading Nanna sold a jersey…