Wednesday, 21 October 2009

Christmas Crochet (amongst other things!!)

Christmas crochet has been the name of the game, this week!



I made a few Christmas mats, in reds and greens.



They are backed with red or green felt and trimmed with Ric Rac.





Whilst crochet was on my mind, I noticed this book on Amazon...but it's not out until 2010!




http://www.amazon.co.uk/Christmas-Crochet-Judy-Crow/dp/1592172415/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1256132307&sr=8-1
Tomorrow, I am venturing to the Torquay Town Hall Fleamarket...held every Thursday morning. It's a small affair
but I live in hope that I will unearth a hidden gem... or two!
On Friday... it's our wedding anniversary!
How we've ever made it to 16 years, I will never know...words like 'fortitude' , 'determination'... and 'tolerance' spring to mind!!
LOL! ;-)
We're off out for the day ...so watch this space!

24 comments:

Pomona said...

Lovely mats - just right for Christmas. And you're right about fortitude and determination!

Pomona x

Simone said...

You have been so busy as usual - now don't overdo things will you?!!!! Enjoy your day tomorrow and Happy Anniversary! x

The Weaver of Grass said...

Sixteen years for me too Sal this year - a fine vintage I would say.

KC'sCourt! said...

You've been busy! Lovely crocheting!
Happy wedding anniversary for Friday.

Serenata said...

They look lovely Sal, so good to 'see' you up and about again. :-)

twiggypeasticks said...

They are gorgeous Sal, glad you're on the mend.
Twiggy x

Country Cottage Chic said...

I love those - perfect for under a Christmas cuppa! I wish I could remember how to crochet - I was taught as a child but it has been forgotten somewhere in the recesses of my brain!

Hope you & Mr Snippets have a super day on Friday.

Jayne

Cowboys and Custard said...

It looks to me as though you are truly back in the groove Sal.. Don't wear yourself before the big day. As for the other big day.. I hope you and T both have a very Happy Anniversary.

Michele x

Lalabibaby said...

Welcome back Sal ... so glad to see you back in action and what lovely crochet ... there's nothing like settling down on a dark cold evening with the old hook and some lovely yarn is there. Good luck with the flea market x

MelMel said...

Hi Sal...they looks lovely, well done you getting such a head start!xx

cocoa and blankets said...

Sal I just dont know how you do things so quickly you are a dynamo...cant wait till sunday...

sarah-jane down the lane said...

Gosh how on earth did you manage to get so much done? You are a super hero crocheter! They look lovely and festive. Wish I could come to Torquay with you........

Love Sarah x

French Knots said...

Love the crochet! I'm detrmined to teach myself soon as it produces such lovely things like yours.
Happy Anniversay!

Rosie said...

Happy Anniversary for Friday - hope you both have a wonderful day:)

Lyn said...

what a lovely idea, I really like the Christmas mats, I might even manage to make some before Christmas-Maybe!
Love
Lyn
xxx

Menopausal musing said...

Lovely Mats. Have a great day at the flea market and an even greater day on Friday both of you. I have booked a day learning to crochet the Saturday after The Vintage And Handmade Fair....... woohoo! Let's hope old dogs CAN learn new tricks! :O)

Guenievre said...

Hello Sal !
Lovely "crochet". Unfortunatly I don't know how to make crochet ...
What you make is always nice !
Happy Anniversary for Friday ! Beaucoup de bonheur à toi et ton mari !

. said...

Oooh, dreaming about Christmas already! Me roo.
Alfazema

galant said...

Very pretty mats, but I see you're working hard again, so do try and pace yourself even though you love crafting (is there such a word? Well, there is now!)
And Happy Anniversary for Friday!
Margaret P :) x

Shabby Chick said...

Happy Anniversary for Friday!

The mats are great, I've noticed Christmas is here already in Blogland, I must get my skates on!

Mel xxx

A Thrifty Mrs said...

Good for you for being so organised. Your crochet looks fantastic.

Ticking stripes said...

Can't wait to hear about your day out- they're always such a treat! Great work too!

cocoa and blankets said...

Hi Sal, a really really bad journey down, 6 1/2 hours and I had a sickness bug so I threw up for the whole journey thank goodness there is a sink in the camper, feeling better today after been looked after by my friend Bridge....looking forward to seeing you...love H

Flower Girl said...

Hi Sal, So glad you're back...and busy by the looks of it! Love those Christmas crochet mats! Rebecca x