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What Your Soul Really Looks Like
You are very passionate and quite temperamental. While you can be moody, you always crave comfort.
You are a grounded person, but you also leave room for imagination and dreams. You feet may be on the ground, but you're head is in the clouds.
You believe that people see you as a bit small and insignificant. People pay more attention to you than you think.
Your near future is a lot like the present, and as far as you're concerned, that's a very good thing.
For you, love is all about caring and comfort. You couldn't fall in love with someone you didn't trust.



You know...that really is what I'm like! I love doing those little quizzies when I'm bored^_^ I also did another one to see if I'm left brained or right brained and this were the results:

You Are 20% Left Brained, 80% Right Brained
The left side of your brain controls verbal ability, attention to detail, and reasoning.Left brained people are good at communication and persuading others.If you're left brained, you are likely good at math and logic.Your left brain prefers dogs, reading, and quiet.
The right side of your brain is all about creativity and flexibility.Daring and intuitive, right brained people see the world in their unique way.If you're right brained, you likely have a talent for creative writing and art.Your right brain prefers day dreaming, philosophy, and sports.


Everything about the right sided brain suits me perfectly but I am also good at math and I have good attention to detail but then again it did say I'm 20% left brained aswell so that should be right^_^

Anyway, I haven't really done much knitting this weekend I didn't do any yesterday so I'm still only 3/4 done with the cable bag, but I'm going to do some more today so hopefully the last part of the bag will be done tonight and all I'll have to do then is knit the handles and sew it all up and put some lining in.
We've actually been watching the AllStar Cup on ITV1 lol it's just funny to see Alice Cooper, Meatloaf and Bruce Forsyth play golf hehe. There's even one Dutch person playing...Ruud Gullit.. people won't even know who he is unless your Dutch or into footy. I normally would never watch golf I find it boring, but I don't know if I would find it boring to play because I've never played it and I want to give it a try one day. The only sports I'm good at are basketball and fieldhockey, I'm ok at football as long as I'm not in the goal (for some reason I like to dive away from the ball instead of catch it..) lol! I think that if I was born as a boy I would've been a football player right now, because my dad used to be the coach/trainer of a football team when we still lived in Eindhoven (Holland), until we moved when I was almost 6...back in 1990(..omg that sounds like a century away lol). My whole family is inevitably connected with Brabant (it's a province in the south of Holland)...especially my dad's side of the family. I even know of a street in Eindhoven (Halve Maan straat) which is filled with people that have the same last name as me lol and almost everyone in that part of the family used to work for Philips, which used to just make light bulbs, but is now one of the worlds biggest electronics company, you can read the history on their site when you click on Philips.. it might be boring to you but as it's so connected to my family and to where I'm from I think it's kind of kool how it got to be such a big company. Maybe I'm just boring lol. I love going back to Brabant, I think I have at least one family member living in each of the towns in that province, not to mention that it's a really nice place to visit. It always seems that the more you go downsouth in Holland the more green gets and the more hills there are (there are basically no hills whatsoever in 90% of Holland except for downsouth lol) and I love my fields and hills and green land (I don't think I could ever live in a big city I'd get bored) which is probably why I love it here in Yorkshire^_^ I think I love the Peak District even more it's so beautiful. I went there for the first time a few months ago and I was just in awe at all the green and hills and I LOVED driving through Winnats Pass near Castleton... it's hard to explain how awesome it was driving through it but in the Winnats Pass picture you can see how tiny that person looks so you can tell how huge it is and imagine driving through it!^_^ We also went inside a few caves in that area, we went to the Blue John Cavern which is the only cave in the world that has Blue John in it so that was pretty kool. And then we went to the Speedwell Cavern which was just before Winnats Pass and you tour through the tunnel in a small boat, because the tunnels are flooded, I liked seeing the Bottomless pit and being on a boat instead of walking for a change.
Oiy I've gone on for ages! so I'll leave you while you're (hopefully) viewing the picture of the beautiful Peak District^_^

Book meme

I've pinched this "book meme" from Emma-Jane
Here is my take on it^_^:

1. One book that changed my life:
I honestly can't think of a book that changed my life, but I know a book that helpe dem in my life... Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick. I read it when I was younger and still in school and it helped me get through all the bullying I got everyday.

2. One book I have read more than once:
Jane Eyre.. do I need to say who wrote it? lol well it's Charlotte Bronte incase you didn't know ^_^

3. One book I would want on a desert island:
Rose Madder by Stephen King it's one of the best books I've ever read.

4. One book that made me laugh:

Freak the Mighty ^_^.

5. One book that made me cry:

None so far.

6. One book I wish I'd written:

None so far. =(


7. One book I wish had never been written:

again...none so far... lol this is fun ain't it!


8. One book I am currently reading:

"It" by Stephen King it just seems to be taking me forever to finish it because I'm always busy doing something else hehe and when I do get the time I'm really tired and I can't keep my eyes open lol I really like it though especially because I have only seen the film once and it was when I was about 10 (it scared me so badly I instantly got a phobia for clowns lol) so I can't remember the story which makes it more fun to read the book and it's actually spooky when reading it at night.

9. One book I have been meaning to read:

The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera. I've read lots of reviews and I'm drawn to the story line I'd also like to read Immortality by him^_^

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Meanwhile I've been working on my cabled bag and I'm almost 3/4 done so it's going well! I'm still thinking about what kind of handles I'm wanting to use and If I'm just going to sew up the sides or if I'm going to knit two pieces to put in the sides so the bag will be wider. We'll see.

I've finally got paid... what? yes I've got MONEY lol so yesterday we went to a few shops and ended up in this lil shop called Eu Naturel and I ended up buying some oil pastel crayons so I might be working with them soon. I'll have to find an actual object to draw this time^_^

Has anyone ever seen Ariana Richards art? If you don't know her by name then you might know her when I tell you that she was the little girl in Jurassic Park, she's obviously grown up now and well as you can see she's really good at what she does! I wish I knew what I was doing with oil paints alredy so I could have a proper go at it...maybe I should get a college course in painting?^_^

I hope everyones having a good weekend!

Latest news from the doodle corner

Yesterday I had been doodling with watercolours and this is what I came up with:
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I know it's not brilliant but I'm still new to watercolours so I guess I did ok. I made it all up as I went along so maybe it'll look better when I use an actual object to paint^_^
I also has a go on Photoshop after being inspired by this awesome style of art by Siljes on her blog and I really wanted to try it so here is what I came up with in my first attempt:

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She told me she uses Adobe Illustrator and I didn't even know that program excisted hehe so I downloaded the trial version yesterday and I'll be trying it out today so hopefully I can come up with another one^_^ What do you think? I know it's simple but that's the way it's supposed to be...I think hehe I know I could do better it's just a quick trial project so hopefully I'll be able to make a better one soon!

I've also got some progress on the cabled bag, I'm almost halfway through already^_^ In this first ball of Fusion yarn I've had a lot of the mustard type of colour so I'm hoping to have some more of the purple and blua and red in the next ball just to have some contrasts^_^

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Asides from that I'm also trying to design a new template for my blog and I'm about half way done but I'm hoping to be able to do better now I've got Adobe Illustrator as you have a section just for templates^_^ I think that I'll be changing my templates often once I get the hand of it just to keep my blog fresh and new! I'm kind of bored of this everylasting black already to be honest hehe so I hope I'll have it done soon so you can all see it!
Have a nice day everyone!^_^

Twisted

I've been working on my first cable knitted project for a few days now. I was planning on making the cabled bag from Garnstudio, but in the beginning the diagram confused me so I tried to do the "not Nicole bag" by Tonya, but I didn't have the yarn for it so after trial and error I decided to do my own pattern which is a mixture of both patterns. The yarn I'm working with (Fusion by Wendy) doesn't work up very tight so I had to drop a few needle sizes to get a better tension and even now I think I could do it a little tighter, but it'll have to do hehe^_^
Anyway here is what I've done so far:
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I'm loving the colours so far as it's never just one colour and it's fun to see the colours work out. I'm writing it all down as I go along so I could put up the pattern if anyone will be interested^_^
I didn't go to the interview today because I found out in the letter that they sent me that it would only be for a weekend parttime job and I wouldn't make enough money from it to even bother. Yesterday when we rang the jobcenter to enquire about when we're going to get paid there was a whole lot of confusion and at one point they actually thought they had left our forms (which would mean that we would have to put in a new claim and it would take at least another 2 weeks before we would see any money) so we kind of freaked out, but it turned out that (after 5 weeks) our forms had been sent to a decision maker and we would find out when we would get paid in the next few days...*sigh* ohwell on the bright side it means that they owe use 4 weeks of money so at least that's something to look forward to. sorry for the whiney part of the post but I had to vent somewhere. I'm just glad I have some yarn left so I can still keep crocheting and knitting lol^_^

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I've negelected my blog a little the last few days, but I have been doing things!
I've actually finished my fiances Knucks as you can see...well minus the embroidery because he couldn't make his mind up about what he wanted on them until last night and he wants a skull and crossbones embroidered on the tophand part of each Knuck^_^ but I haven't got any white laying around so when we have some money I'll go to the LYS and see if they have a little ball of white yarn or embroidery floss^_^
I also added some cute pics of Molko and Rolo who love the cat blanky so far and Bob does too but he's hardly ever downstairs and when he is I always forget to take a picture hehe aren't they adorable though^_^ I sometimes call Molko "pinkylip" because his bottom lip is all pink and it's so cute! he's the biggest cat in the house along with Rolo who is his brother (you could probably tell) and they're both the biggest softies ever! they always want to be strocked and get kisses and come and lay down on your lap/chest and rub their faces against yours^_^ and I also added a pic of our cheeky little Kallie who's always being a lil bugger as you can see on the picture...he only just turned one^_^ we got him from Davids aunt who's cat had too more kittens then she could take care of so we took care of 3 of them for her when they were about 3 weeks old..we had to feed them everyday and help them peepee and everything until they were old enough to eat proper food and we ended up keeping Kallie^_^ It was really hard to give the other kittens back though and sadly one of them died meanwhile..he got attacked by a dog after we gave him back=(. We gave Kallie this snake toy to snuggle up to and play with so he wouldn't feel alone and he has loved that snake ever since and he's always dragging it along around the house in his mouth and playing with it...he even gets all panicky and makes funny noises when he can't find it lol bless him^_^
Anyway I've also started to knit the Garnstudio cable bag...I wanted to start the "Not Nicole" bag with Tonya's pattern but my yarn isn't bulky enough for a 9mm needle and it left huge holes when I tried to knit it so I will do that one after this bag^_^ I didn't have the right circular needle for this bag neither though and as I have no money whatsoever right now I figured I'd improvise and knit it on straight needles and sew the sides together at the end. I hope it will all work out ok...we'll see I guess hehe! I'm loving the colours of the yarn though as I'm knitting along (I'm using the Fusion yarn by Wendy that I got a while ago...and got all excited about lol) and I can't wait to begin the first cable! I'm going to use my dpn as a cable needle. If everything is going well I'll post a photo of it tomorrow^_^
Oh I almost forgot I went on the interview last wednesday and it went fine, but I found out that I'd have to be working from 6-10pm so I cannot do that job, I have to rely on the public transport and then I'd have to walk ages in the dark on a lonely quiet road...I don't think so! They told me I should "arrange" some transport then...how will I do that when there no one that can take me to work or pick me up from work?!? they just assume everyone knows someone with a car or that they drive themselves. Davids mum's bf drives yeah but he has to work all day and he's not going to drive all that way everyday to comeback in 4 hours to pick me up again that'd just be rediculous. Besides I wouldn't want to work at those hours anyway there's only be creeps coming into the shop at those hours!
I did however get another interview at a bakery/sandwhich take away shop (Bakers Oven) and it's next wednesday at 10am. I guess I'll be walking to town next week then as I'm completely skint and the jobcenter hasn't paid us for almost 5 weeks now and I'm not expecting them to pay next week neither...&#&^% jobcenter! Let's hope it won't be raining then eh? oh the glorious world of being unemployed lol
I hope everyone is having a great day/weekend^_^

Visualise

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That's the clutch I've been working on the last couple of days^_^ I probably could've finished it in a day if I worked on it constantly that's how fast it is to work up! I still have to put the lining in though, but I'm thinking of waiting with that until I have my sewingmachine so it'll look perfect^_^ btw I used the pattern from the SnB:HH book it's the InBloom clutch. So what do you think? I thought one colour would be boring so I used 2 colours instead. The grey is really a sports weight yarn and the pink is chunky worsted weight so I had to use 2 strands together when working with the grey. I'm quite happy with it so far YAY!
Today I've mostly been working on the pictures I've sent in for the Knitty 2007 Calendar contest. I obviously used the Knucks for the pictures hehe I had David (my fiance) take pictures of me wearing the Knucks and then I kind of played with it on Photoshop. Tell me what you think:
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With the first image I was trying to show how I love wearing my knucks and they make me feel like I'm wearing something pretty^_^
With the second image I was trying to show how I've seen that the Knucks are taking over the world^_^ Does any of that stand out of the images?
Today has been rather cold..it's been a while since it's been this chilly I even had to warm up to a hot drink...ooh that means that the autumn will be coming soon I've even seen how some trees are already starting to turn brown. Isn't it a little early though it usually happends somewhere around the middle of September..that's global warmer for you I guess. But hey it's our own fault we had it coming for years and people still don't see the urge in changing our ways to help the earth to heal. They only care about themselves claiming that, it's not going to happen while they're alive anyway so why should they bother, it's not their problem.. Well that's all I have to say about that I could start a whole disscussion about it hehe but it's no use..people like that won't listen anyway.
I decided to join the Dishcloth KAL aswell yesterday and made some buttons for it. I figured it won't start until the 15th of september anyway so I'll have all the things I'm working on now long finished.
I hope everybody is having a nice day!^_^

Perfectionist

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Well there it is the blanket with border. I guess it looks a little bit better, but I think it still looks wonky. And I can't help but want to put another border on it hoping it will end up looking better, but I know that's just the perfectionist in me and my logical me is telling me I'm being silly and that I should just leave it as it is and called it a FO! I hate being a Libra sometimes...we just can't make a decision and when we have, we doubt it lol grr. What do you think, should I just leave it like this?

While I was doing the border and weaving in the ends everybody else was watching a movie called Serenity but I wasn't really in the mood to watch a movie so I didn't pay much attention...although from what I did see was that it looked like a poo movie and now I'll have to put up with the fact that we'll be watching through the whole dang series (FireFly) aswell *sigh*. It was probably just my mood though that affected my opinion, that's why I hate watching things when I'm simply not in the mood for it. I could've gone into the other room and sit on my own...but yeah..thats no fun now is it.
The only time when I want to be alone is when I'm drawing or painting, I just really need the peace and concentration. I do like to have music on though, especially Tori Amos or Bjork their music really helps me focus and it inspires me^_^ I should really do some more drawing soon or maybe some painting..I just hate how we don't have any space in this house. I love living here don't get me wrong, but we only have 3 bedrooms (our bedroom is about 2x2 1/2 square meters), 1 bathroom (including the only toilet...unless you want to use the outhouse..which is just a no-no lol..btw just so you know..no we don't use it anymore =P I had never seen an outhouse in my life until I came to the UK hehe which most ppl don't use anymore btw), a small kitchen, 1 frontroom (that doesn't fit anything more in then 2 comp desks with pc's and a 2seat sofa with coffee table) which is about 4 1/2 x 4 square meters, 1 backroom which is the same size and has a tv and a 2seat sofa and a rocking chair in it.. and I live with my fiance and we live in with his mom (and her fiance) and his sis so yeah you can image it's kinda tight and I will be happy when we have our own place and I can have a lil studio or at least space of my own to work in^_^ Finding our own place is like falling into an endless pit aswell..we have been on the counsel houses list for almost 2 years now and we are waiting for a reply about 3 flats that we have put our names in for about a month ago, but we can't get too excited because most places don't like younger people because they had bad experiences with younger people so now we have to suffer for it and we will probably never get any of those flats. I hope that if I get the job and we will both have a decent income we can start looking for a private house or flat to rent, because I don't want to live here for the rest of my life I do eventually want a place of our own you know? Anyway, I was working on my first oilpainting on a canvas a while ago, but it didn't really come out the way I wanted it to...I've never had any art classes for painting or anything so I have to teach myself or learn from books. The main thing about oilpainting that I don't get yet is how to get your paint to be as thin as you want and how you paint without being able to see the brush marks. I suppose I will learn as I go along^_^ One of my favourite artists is J.W. Waterhouse along with Joanne Bird I just love their paintings^_^
I hope everybody is having a nice day!

*edit* I just found a tutorial video on cable knitting at KnittingHelp and now I totally get it! I'm so happy^_^

Eureka!

Yesterday I got a call from ChoicesUK saying that they want me to come over for an interview next wednesday! yayay! it kind of scares me at the same time, because it will be the first time that I'll be working in England and I haven't been on an interview for a while so I'll be dead nervous 0_0 It will only be a parttime job but to be honest I'm quite happy about that because that way I'll still have enough time to keep up with my knitting and crocheting =P My fiance was already saying that if I get the job I'll have to take home lots of promotional stuff from movies and games...especially Superman lol He likes Superman lots and not to forget ANYTHING from Saint's Row or GTA^_^
Well I finished my cat blanket aswel...as you can tell I'm kind of hiding it in the middle of my post...I'm just not really happy with the outcome. I wish I would have blocked all the squares before attaching it all together and finding out they'd all be bent and some uneven. I've just never blocked anything before so I didn't think of it. Thanks for the tip again Vik!
Ok well I assume your all just dying to see my wonky blanket (mind my enthousiasm lol!)...so here it is:
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Is it really as bad as I'm fearing it is? I was going to felt it to hide it's hideousness a little but then I suddenly rememberd that I used 100% acrylic yarn so there wasn't going to be any felting *sigh* it feels lovely and soft and it smells devine though heehee^_^ I still have to weave in the loose ends obviously. All the cats except for one (Bigsey the most scaredy cat on the planet lol) have been kind of cautious of the new blanket so far, but I'm sure that when I weave in the ends and I put it down on the sofa they'll get used to it. I mean they even like to lay on plastic bags when there is one on the floor hehe! Oh and I just got a great tip from someone on Crochetville...she said I should crochet a border around it which would make it straight^_^ woohoo there's hope afterall!
I've decided that I'm not going to make the Garnstudio bag just yet, instead I'm going to practise cables first by using the pattern from Tonya^_^ So thank you somuch for that Tonya! I'm not going to use wooden handles though..I'm thinking of crocheting a strap myself or maybe two handles^_^
I found out about this kool festival yesterday along with my new fav knit cast called BritKnitCast^_^ anyway the festival is called Woolfest...you can hear all about it in episode 3 of the knitcast aswell. I just wish I would have found out about it before it actually happend lol it was in Cumbria in June I think *sigh* but I'm deffinatly wanting to go next year! I mean it'll be like heaven...yarn everywhere and people who love it just as much as you do!^_^
I am however thinking of going to the Penistone Show...it's not to far from where I live and it's basically a farmers market but they also do lots of crafty things including knitting and crocheting^_^ plus it will also have horses there, I love horses! I used to ride when I was younger but then the lessons got kind of expensive so I stopped, but if I could I would start again now.
I hope everbody has had/ is having a nice day^_^

MUST. HAVE. KNITSCENE!

I've just found out about this magazine called Knitscene and I've seen loadsss of projects in the newest issue that I want to make! I deffinatly want to make the Molly Ringwald top, the crocheted "graffiti" top, the central park hoodie (I love it!), (maybe) the "mint Julep", Camisa and Flamenco (look at the bonus photo it's a lot more detailed)...why are there always so many things I want to knit or crochet!!!
I'll have to look in every shop to find it hopefully and if not then I'll see if I can buy it on here, they seem to have reasonable prices^_^
I'm still not sure what to make with my fabulous new wool...i LOVEE it hehe it's so soft I can't stop touching it heehee *geek*^_^ I really want to make something that I can wear but it has to be something I REALLY like and the colours are to beautiful to hide so I have to show it off =P I'm still having a tug of war between the lacey bolero, a bag (this one or this one) or maybe a hat? *sigh*
Anyway I'm off to join all my granny squares (I've finally finished them all YAY!! so you'll hopefully be seeing the results tomorrow!) and watch CSI:Miami and some Kyle XY afterwards^_^

Looky look!

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All say: "OOOoohhh"^_^ it's my new wool isn't it pretty? I'm really excited about it *yes I'm a geek*, because it's the first beautiful and kind of expensive yarn (it costs about £3 per ball) I've ever had! And it's sooooooo soft too!^_^ It's called "Fusion" by Wendy and it's 50% wool, 50%acrylic. It's the first time since I've been to our LYS that I've seen such beautiful yarn and they have it in several different colours aswell!^_^ I'm just trying to figure out what to make with it and if I'm going to crochet with it or knit with it...anyone have any ideas? I was thinking of making a shrug...I've only got two 50g balls for now but I could always get more eventually so I'm going to be busy finding the perfect pattern for it^_^ I also really like the lacy Bolero from the SnB:HH book. It's a short sleeved lacy bolero and I like the idea of having something lightweight and airy to wear over my tops^_^
Last night I crocheted 3 more squares...I don't know what it was but I kept getting distracted so I didn't get much done but I'm planning on getting more done tonight...I WILL!!
It was jobcentre time again today *sigh* if you live in the UK and you have been on jobseekers allowance or incapacity benefits then you know what my day has been like. Let's just say I REALLLY want a job, because I'm so sick and tired of being screwed over by the jobcentre. There's always something, always a problem (seriously why would it take 2 weeks for a form with our info on it to get a different floor in the same building?!?), always a delay in payment, always making us pay for their cock-ups, I've just had it. I also found out that the job for the bakery had already gone, ohwell. Haven't heard back from ChoicesUK yet neither and Icelands wasn't looking for any new staff. *sigh* Ohwell all I can do is check the papers everyday and the jobcentre website. Which btw isn't very helpful...when you try to look for local jobs it comes up with places like Glasgow and Devon..eh?!? I live in Yorkshire not Scotland or downsouth lol
Seriously, the only positive thing about today was that I got some fab yarn...and the look on my fiances face when I told him how much it had cost LOL (he didn't mind really^_^).
Sorry for the crappy post, but I had to vent somewhere. I hope everybody is having a nice day/evening.

Knitting love,
Petra^_^

Cat blankety blank

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Lately I've just been busy making my granny squares because I want it finished so I can continue with the Knucks again. I'm planning on making a cat blanket out of it so I'll only need 20 squares instead of 25 like it says in the CAL but I don't think that'll be a problem^_^ I've finished 10 squares now and I'll probably do like 5 more tonight. I would've had more done but you're about to find out why I didn't hehe.
We watched a movie last night and it was a spooky type of movie so we had to turn off the lights so I coudln't really see what I was doing. Anyway the movie was called The Descent. If you want to be spooked and have nightmares afterwards and lay in your bed staring at the ceiling looking for creatures then go watch it now! lol Or maybe I'm just a wimp but that movie was the first since years that I was actually scared by. So that in my eyes is one good movie! I've heard that it has a different ending in the US though which kinda stinks because the UK version (as it is an English movie) is a lot more explanatory for the ending. I read on IMDB what they gave for an ending in the US and well it's basically like telling a lie. If anyone has seen this movie and you want to know the real ending then let me know and I'll tell you^_^

little quizzy


You are Merino Wool.You are very easygoing and sweet. People like to keep you close because you are so softhearted. You love to be comfortable and warm from your head to your toes.
Take this quiz!


^_^ now I just wish I HAD some merino! *sigh*

No longer a newbie?

Last night I was working on the granny squares for the CAL and once again I realised I had forgotten that the dc is a FULL treble in UK(european)terms and I had been doing half trebles (SC in us terms) DUH! so after 2 squares...*ahem* yes that's how long it took me to realise (LOL)..I did the 3rd one correct and I redid the other two aswell. This morning when I was finishing the last square from last night, I realised I had been doing the last 2 squares without reading the pattern and I was doing fine...in fact I was starting to get bored. I also found out that with the yarn I have I'm not going to be able to make 25 squares and right now I can't really afford to buy yarn for something I don't know what to do with when finished. I suppose in the end I could turn it into a catblanket^_^ they'll have to wait till I have more leftover yarn though and deal with the fact that the colours won't match lol! Anyway I was thinking I've done several crochet projects (5 I think?) now and I've mastered all the basic stitches, so does that mean I'm no longer a newbie?

Last night we watched a movie called Sweet November, I've seen it before, but I never noticed that Charlise Theron was knitting a scarf in the movie and later on actually wears that scarf^_^ I just thought it was kinda kool...geez I'm such a kint/crochet freak! I can't help but notice all the knitted/crocheted things on telly or in movies! obsessed much? lol

I think I'll start the 2nd Knuck for my fiance tonight^_^ I'll leave you with a pic of my *fab* granny squares.


Take care!^_^

Brain overload

That's what I've been having lately with all the projects I'm planning on making in the near future...
- 25 Crocheted Granny squares (I'm working on them now)
- my fiances Knucks (I've finished one glove)
- My fiances sisters Knucks
- Cable knit bag from Garnstudio
- Hat from Garnstudio
- Crocheted skirt from Garnstudio (yeah so I like garnstudio lol).
- My first socks, I'm thinking of using THIS pattern, but if anyone knows an awesome easy pattern then please let me know^_^
Theres loads more I want to make...and when I say loads I mean LOADSSSSSSS lol but I'm going to stick with this list for a while and see if I can manage to make all of them...I hope so^_^ ...wow it really does help to vent on here hehe I think I just needed to make a list so that my mind could become abit more clear^_^
I didn't work on the Knucks last night I was trying to crochet my first granny square ever, but half way through I found out there was something wrong with the pattern so today I found a different one and I'll be trying that tonight. I'm in a CAL for that btw you can find the link for it in my sidebar (the one called Newbie CAL), I made the linkbutton for the CAL aswell, I think it turned out pretty well if I say so myself^_^
I'm hoping we'll be going to town soon because I'm wanting to apply for that job in the bakery...you're thinking why don't you just go? well I'd like to but like I've said many times before it costs rediculously much just to take the bus and go to town and we aren't the richest ppl in the world so we have to plan going to town so we can do everything we need to do in town in that one time. *sigh* having no money stinks lol
Oh yeah I was wondering...I've seen many ppl that put links in their comments here on blogger, but I can't manage to do it! How do you do that??

Graph



Ok well I couldn't manage to post the graph on here so I'm just gonna show the picture I want to use instead. I'm obviously not able to knit it yet as I'm just a beginner, but it'll deffinatly be like the ultimate knit tribute hehe!^_^ I'm going to see if I can find a good picture of Alanis Morissette aswell to use for an easier crochet graph.

Oiy! my poor neglected blog...

lately I've been doing so many things at the same time that by the time I had to come off our pc (we all have to share this pc) I still hadn't posted anything on my blog lol
yesterday I spent most of my time on the comp creating an avatar for somebody on Crochetville I just completely lost track of time hehe. after I came off the comp and we ate dinner I continued to knit my fiances first Knuck and when I got to the cuff part I wanted to start the textured cuff, but I didn't know how to do the slipped stitches (I even looked it up in my Learn to knit book and it didn't tell me eventhough it has a pattern in it that has slipped stitches in it!) I actually used that pattern it was one of the first things I ever made after some scarfs..it was a cushion cover I'll have to find it out so I can show you..I just cannot remember how you do the slipped stitches so I just started the ribbed cuff..I'll ask on the KAL and see if someone on there can help me^_^ so yeah I've nearly finished the first of his Knucks! YAY! although he has changed his mind about what he wants on them several times now lol he wanted a The Used theme on it first and then after seeing Superman Returns he wanted some superman knucks, but now he just doesn't know, so I told him to make up his mind or he'll get plain Knucks! lol (I was only kidding obviously)=P
Oh and the day before that I found a kool site of a shop located in Chester (UK) and they have all the best yarns and magazines and everything and it's not even that expensive neither! YAY finally an awesome shop in the uk!! I wish it was closer so I could just go to the shop instead of having it all posted, but ohwell you can't have it all can you^_^ btw the shop is called Stash.
I have also been trying to make my own graph of Jimi Hendrix on a site called MicroRevolt, they have a program built in called KnitPro and you can submit an image and that program converts it into a chart/graph!! how awesome is that! Anyway it was kind of hard to get a right picture, because too many colours are obviously confusing and it will be too hard for me so I'm thinking of turning a coloured image into a black&white image so it'll be easier and hopefully a bit more clear^_^ I tried to get a picture on here of the graph I made, but it wouldn't work as it's a pdf file so I have to send it to my blog in a seperate post so you can see it in the next post (hopefully)^_^
It's not been as warm over here anymore it's been rather rainy aswell the last couple of days so it's gone the complete opposite way from being hot and sunny!
I haven't heard back from ChoiceUk yet (the place where I applied for a job) and the local paper doesn't have many jobs in it neither although I did see one for a florist though they're asking for an experienced florist, but I'm going to ring them anyway just to ask if they wouldn't mind to have a trainee...doesn't hurt to ask now does it^_^ oh and my MIL-tobe also saw a "help wanted" sign in the window of a bakery, so I'm going to go there next time we go to town to see if I can get an application form. I prefer to work in smaller shops, because I panic with too many ppl around as I'm already paranoid around loads of ppl anyway so it'll be kind of scary for me when I get a job again. I just hate how I never know what to say when I don't know somebody..I'm already shy with a low self-esteem as it is, but I want to get a job so I'll just have to get over that...I hope I can, because I don't like being that way. I wish I was more confident *sigh*.
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anywho enough whining hehe I thought I'd share this lovely picture of our beautiful Bobby blue eyes..you can see why we call him that^_^ sometimes his eyes seem too get brighter and darker depending on the weather but usually his eyes are piercing blue. he's always got fur issues because he sheds alot..I think it might be a Snowfeet thing (he is part snowfeet part siamese)..and we brush him all the time hehe. He likes to bite ppl..not hard so it hurts just lil love bites I think it's his way of showing he likes you he just likes to play...trust me you know when he's playing or when he's telling you to bog off lol isn't he adorable though?^_^

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