Showing posts from April, 2013

Doonan Darlings

They came

They knitted

They went

Six Sassy Sisters sat stitching for two days.

Yep, that's them...
Karen May
Joyce Su-lin
Jane Francis
Krystle Simone
Sandy Sue
Glenda Mary

Thank you for playing tea cosy so nicely with me in the hills of Doonan.

We learned.....

Slip knots
Long Tail cast ons
Knitting in the round with one set of circular needles
Knitting in the round with two sets of circular needles
Continental knitting
Fair Isle knitting
Picot hem
Kitchener Cast off

AND we....

Practiced our 8 times table.

There are a lot of smiles captured from last workshop and this.

What a treat you are - Wonderful Workshop Women.

Please do come again.

Wonderful Workshop Women

Damn!  I love this moment in the two days playing tea cosy with you.

The moment when the fruits of your labours blossom into fully fledged Nutty Knitted Tea Cosies, the moment when you relax into great big joyous smiles.

Photo:  Mother and daughter, Lorraine and Nadine.

The minute mother-to-be, Tanya, took comfort in the lounge chair, Wes The Opportunist took comfort in her lap.

We were very serious about our work in the tree tops.
Yes we were.

Bronwyn, Anne, Lesley and Maree - proud Tea Cosy Guardians.

And last minute cancellations mean favourite sisters can come.  Hey Rhonda - Terrific Assistant Teacher you.  Ta muchly for all.

I don't know about you lot, but I had a fabulous two days.

Thank you all for playing tea cosy so nicely with me.

Australia's Biggest Morning Tea Official Daffodil Tea Cosy

Australia's Biggest Morning Tea
One has donned the lofty title (to go with One's lofty stature) of  Queensland Ambassador  again this year  and has designed a new and improved...
Official Daffodil Tea Cosy  Download the FREE Pattern and get knitting Knitters!!! to raise $$$$ for the Cancer Council's biggest funest fundraiser of the year.

The French

It seems zee French like tea cosies too.  Just a little bit mind.  They are mostly coffee drinkers but they do love something quirky.

And to prove it, Claude from Fleur de Lin et Bouton d'or as organised a competition.

Best go over there for a look/see.

Naturellement, Claude came to moi to ask my advice on tea cosy books.  What was I to say but.....

Fous Fous Fous!