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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


  1. What a cute little project!

  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!

  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.

  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