Monday, 7 March 2011

Oh my word!


I can't believe my last post was back in January!! Life got very busy, I left it VERY late to do my tax return(only 3 days to spare) hope I never do that again! Then I swapped markets again. as you know I have a stall on Thursdays in Witney, but since November takings have been down quite a bit, so we (being me and my friend Karen) decided to go back to the Antiques and Craft market in Oxford.I have been there for the past 3 weeks. I do miss Witney and my regular customers there as they are so lovely , but hopefully I will have a stall on some Saturdays in the Spring months.
So what have I been up to? Crochet , crochet and more crochet, I love it sooo much!!

I got a bit addicted to making these rose brooches and then my lovely friend Karen bought me a big bag of beautiful vintage mohair from a tabletop sale and I made lots more!
The colours are so pretty!





Made these roses in yarn from my existing stash.

I love making these ruffle scarves too! I have popped some in my Christmas gift drawer.You see that's me, so behind in some things and ahead of myself in others!

I also gave our bedroom a HUGE tidy up and finally got around to putting up my vintage prints which I love, hubby not so much, but he still put them up bless him!

Thank you so much to you all for leaving comments on previous posts, sorry I am so sporadic and a HUGE cuddly welcome to all my new followers too! So pleased that you pop by for a peek into my little world


Have a fantabulous week!


Rachel x

18 comments:

Annie xx TheFeltFairy said...

Those flowers are sooooooo pretty!

gill said...

I love your crocheted roses!
Are they easy to make??

Romi and Bob said...

Wow, I wish I could crochet. They are gorgeous and what lovely colours.
Tracy

greenrabbitdesigns said...

Love your flowers, from another mohair fan!!
Vivienne x

bellaboo said...

The mohair flowers are lovely! I remember having a little pink mohair jacket when I was little which I wore for parties....I loved it.Nice to have you back again! :0)

Helen Philipps said...

Lovely to see your post today! Your mohair roses are really beautiful. I've just ordered some mohair to knit with and am longing for it to come so I can begin! The mohair colours are really yummy in your pix. I loved your pretty flower pictures too - think I may have that rose one on the right myself! Loved your violet/lilac wall - my new favourite colour of the moment! Have a great week.
Helen x

Sandi said...

Flowers and scarf are so pretty, beautiful colors too.
x Sandi

Louise said...

I've been making rose brooches too ... but now I've seen yours I'm feeling mine are a bit oversized (I started with a chain of 65 so as you can imagine they're whoppers).
The flower pictures are gorgeous (especially the blue one). I had a similar one slip through my fingers (or rather snatched from under my nose!) a few weeks ago and am mourning it's loss.
Louise
x

Madelief said...

Hi Rachel,

Welcome back! I missed your colourful and inspiring posts. Time flies by really quickly when you are busy indeed.

Love your crocheted hearts and vintage prints. I have been collecting the same sort of prints to put on a wall in my bedroom. I still miss one or two things, but hopefully I can put them on the wall in summer.

Happy day & lieve groet,

Madelief

The Fairy Glade said...

I love your mohair roses, I have never tried crocheting with this type of wool thought it might be a bit tricky as it isn't smooth. Might have to give it a go after seeing all of yours. Dev x

bibbitybob said...

Your crochet flowers are so pretty, and I especially love that middle print! x

vanessa said...

Your crochet flowers are like delicious looking confections, wonderful! I do love the colours in your bunting from your last post, really lovely. I know what you mean about time flying, where does it go! Love Vanessa xxx

Poppy said...

Hi Rachel,

I can see you have been busy with your crochet...the rose brooches look gorgeous, are they easy to make? Or do you have a pattern?

I hope you’ve had a lovely weekend!

Lou xxx

Regina said...

hi rachel,
those flowers are sooooooooooooooo
sweet!!!i love roses!!!
have a nice week,
regina

Magistix said...

It looks truly beautiful!!

Ragged Roses said...

Your crocheted flowers are lovely, what beautiful colours. Glad you got to put those pictures up, they are so pretty
Kimx

Heidi said...

these are like spun candy ...so pretty!!

Gina said...

Hope you don't mind me asking, but do you have a link to where I can find/buy the pattern for those roses. I'm adding flowers to a knitted bodice for a project I'm working on...

http://ginaferrari.blogspot.com/2011/03/warm-undies.html

and they would be perfect!

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