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Sunday, 24 February 2013

weekend summary

It`s Sunday night, time to sum up the weekend - so here it is in a nutshell: 
The Snotty Young One (SYO) had finished the third box of mansize tissues by 10 o`clock this morning, so I was forced to go to Tesco again, after spending the bulk of my Saturday morning there (spent a fortune and got a trolleyful again, despite the fact I`d only gone in for another 4 boxes of tissues). The Battery-Operated Husband (BOH) had disappeared somewhere around the garage area on Friday afternoon, and only resurfaced a couple of hours ago - my fault entirely: if I hadn`t kept the coffees coming, he would`ve returned to the house much sooner. (Oh, he`s BOH because he had this 24-hour blood pressure monitoring device attached to him Fri-Sat). And me, you ask? I`m fine, thank you - as long as I don`t have a runny nose, I`m OK, I mean I can still stitch (I just try not to cough all over it).
I`ll show you the stitchy pic in a second - after a quick update on the Scooby story... I`ll be short, I promise, as there`s not much to tell. I spent almost two whole days knitting up the bits and pieces, just to run out of the Scooby brown yarn before making the tail and the two ears. I don`t want to cheat and use a different brown for these, and anyway, I wouldn`t gain anything as I still have to sew up all the pieces. I was so disappointed last night that I started to knit Scrappy instead but then I got bored with it, so today I picked up the little chefs again - and here`s the result:
I`ve finished the cross stitches, done a bit more backstitch and started the "floor" with the tent stitches

6 comments:

  1. What a cute little project!

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  2. Thanks, Barb! Usually I don`t go for cutesy but cats-and-dogs designs are ideal for my Granny and I wanted something kitchen-themed to turn it into some sort of "heading" for a wipeable memoboard so she can write her shopping list on it (I still don`t know how Im gonna finish it but I cross that bridge when I get there). At the moment I`m only crossing my stitches :))

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    1. Thanks, Cucki - I`m on a tea break from it just now, otherwise I`m plodding along with the tent stitches (not enjoying this part too much, keep miscounting) but hopefully I can post a photo of the finished picture tonight... well, that`s the plan. Happy stitching!

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  4. I hope the SYO is better soon and you don't have to make another shopping trip and is able to get some real work done on your stitching. It's looking good.

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  5. Thanks, Minnie :) I planned to finish it by tonight - ha, I don`t know why I bother making plans any more?! SYO figured out by 8.50 this morning that he`s too sick to go to school, and by 11 a.m. poor Hubby was home too, full of this nasty cold and shivering feverishly. So I spent the day making soup and running around the invalids, and by now (when everyone`s snoozing) I`m too wonky-eyed to stitch, so I`m carrying on with my charity hat knitting. Pictures tomorrow...hopefully??? xxx

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