Sunday, 18 May 2014

ongoing projects 5; beekeepers quilt


I bought the pattern for the Beekeeper's Quilt from Tiny Owl Knits over on their Ravely page a few weeks ago. M, my housemate and best friend from university, started working on hers a couple of years ago and I was fascinated by how beautiful it was coming along. But I couldn't use double pointed needles at that point and so just looked from a far. Then the ever patient M taught me how to knit socks and in reading blogs I saw that EVERY knitter (pretty much) was working on their very own quilt!

And so right at the beginning here I am with my first 8 hexipuffs - I knitted 3 while visiting big brother in Durham this weekend (brilliant time by the way - such beautiful weather!). And they looks great! Only 392 more to go for a decent sized quilt....are you working on a quilt, beekeeper or otherwise?

6 comments:

  1. Tiny Owl Knits is one of the many reasons I wish I could knit. I love how the end pattern looks. I can't wait to see yours x

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    1. thanks :) knitting is awesome I hope you keep seeing things that make you wish you could knit so that you have no choice but to learn ^^

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  2. A knitted quilt sounds really fun! I totally suck at knitting, I get in too many knots and just yeah, holes everywhere. Give me crocheting any day!

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    1. crocheting is pretty fantastic, and I think I am better at crochet than knitting, but in my heart knitting is my true love :p

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  3. This quilt looks lovely! I love Tiny Owl Knits! There is something so satisfying about making your own blanket! X

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    1. it does doesn't it - oh yes I agree, satisfying is definately the right word :) I have crocheted a blanket but a knitted quilt, oooo you know? have you made a blanket? :)

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