Sunday, 24 February 2013

Knitting, 50p bargain and an icon


The babies garter stitch blanket grows steadily,
about an inch every other day. 
I am taking it slowly to avoid my fingers ceasing up but I've got until the end of April before baby is due so no rush yet lol

I took a speedy stroll round the car boot this morning, to buy fresh free range eggs from a regular source there ........... 
and it was bitterly cold so I didn't dawdle!
But passing a stall with a variety of junk spread out ......... I caught sight of this little bag on the 50p end of the stall.

I couldn't resist it for 50p .......... all the pierced natural stones, tumbled glass pieces and beads and the clasp lid with the silvery metal frame too.

Shame I'm not a posh frock and fancy bag woman.............!!


I finally got round to framing up and hanging my Sonya Cowan icon 
at last too ........ 


Sonya doesn't have a website, such a shame because I'm sure many of you would be interested in seeing more of her work.

8 comments:

  1. I would have gone for that bag, too...not because I have anywhere to "wear" it, but just because it is so magical-looking :)

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  2. wonderful progress on your blanket. such pretty, soft colors.

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  3. I love your little beaded bag, just enjoy patting it, no need to posh frock it out on the town. glad to see the progress on the baby's blankie.

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  4. The blanket's looking good. I love the icon is the image painted? That's a nice little stash of beads for 50p.

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  5. I love your icon, and the bag is so beautiful. It looks like you are making great progress with the blanket too!

    Pomona x

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  6. Lyn, her blanket looks great, you've gotten a lot done -- it's taken me a month or more to knit 13" of a scarf, just for comparison's sake. ;) The beaded bag is a real find -- I think I see quartz and carnelian and turquoise and ? And I have to say, I like the way you framed the beautiful icon -- gallery worthy. xo

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  7. The blanket is growing. That feels good I bet and plus, you have plenty of time. Very good time management Liniecat. :)

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  8. I think that bag would be a nice place to keep little notes to yourself. That Icon is
    amazing.

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