Sunday, 29 April 2012

Shhh , sneaking onto my own computer

My boys are getting bigger and their entertainment consists of mainly electrical gadgets - one of which is MY computer . They film lego video shorts and upload them , then spend the next 3 hours watching other peoples videos via Youtube!
I booked an hour this evening to go on my own computer - I am negotiating for a new one ALL FOR ME!
Here are a few things I have been doing inbetween knitting socks and cardi's , and doing the usual parenting stuff .

Making small knitting project bags for family and friends .

Spinning some of my friend Innes' amazing hand-dyed drum carded fibre , with some navajo plying too!

Stove top dye-ing with food colouring , this is some mohair I bought from Scottish fibres. Had to recard it to spin it .

Also dyed some Falkland roving I had spun into singles with food dye , came up a  lovely tea rose shade .

Other projects on the go :- Kidsilk Haze Shrug from Vintage Knitting booklet by Sarah Hattton (for a friend). Sparkly socks from OMA KAL from ages ago . A little spinning AND some Weaving .

Yes weaving! All those expert weavers in the Clydecoast Guild have finally won me over,  however,  it is a Knitting loom , I am still a bit scared of the big ones . Pictures to follow once I book another hour on my own computer .

They had better make their fortune from computing when they are older!

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