Anyway, over the weekend, I embroidered this hanky for JP, from the "Stitch-it Kit" by Jenny Hart. He already had the hanky, I already had the embroidery floss, I just used the iron transfer and the embroidery hoop from the kit:
Here's a close up:I crocheted and knitted this grasshopper for my swap partner (I sure hope she doesn't read my blog) making the pattern up as I went along. It's okay isn't it? Also, I finished an inherited ball of yarn to make this scarf (with only about 1 meter to spare!) I adopted the pattern from the Getting Dizzy Scarf in Not your Mama's Crochet by Amy Swensen. It starts out looking like this: ...and then you pick it up and it stretches to this: ...and then when you wear it, it's like an ascot. Actually, see Vicki Howell's picture to the left - it almost looks like what she's wearing! That's interesting. I never even thought of that until I previewed my post!
....the colours are dark turquoise and green, I know my camera didn't show it off very well - sorry.