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Hello All who call in at my blog. It is a diary of the sort of things I have made in the past and things I am making now, mostly for Cat Protection to sell to raise funds. My daughter gives me the 'raw' ingredients and I make the goodies.

I have always done knitting crocheting and sewing but rarely displayed it on my other blog, Jumbled Crafts, as that is all about joining in challenges with crafts leaning more towards art.

Monday, 12 February 2018

Rabbits galore and other makes

Hi All

As always more sport on television more woolly makes from me. It is great to be able to record some of the Olympics and just choose the ones we want to watch. We both love the snowboarding and the curling so great seeing those competitions. Tomorrow and Wednesday I will be bailing out for most of the day as we are having a combi boiler fitted and it seems to involve upheaval in every room and the loft!  Roll on Thursday.

For those who are wondering about my MIL she seems to be improving and I think she may have been taken off some of the many tablets she had been prescribe. She is happy that we aren't going to be going so often and said Vic and me should be looking after each other. Life has certainly taken a turn for the better for us with not so much responsibility

Made two lots of cards this week and started some special ones for friend's birthdays but not got very far with those yet

Linda is still thinking up lots of ideas for toys with a Chocolate Oranges inside and here is Oscar guarding some of them. Linda says the owls are the most sort after so she did a loads of those the other day. How she fits in an 8 hour a day job and all the other things she does I can't imagine.

Find of the week for me is a pattern for making a rabbit from a knitted square you can find the pattern here Even a child could do the knitting bit but making it into a rabbit is a bit trickier

The pink and white rabbit is a pattern I downloaded and the other rabbits are all from squares of various sizes. I am hoping to add the very tiny ones to a tea cosy soon.

Also unraveling two jumpers to make into blankets as well. No wonder the time passes by so quickly as we always manage to fit in a walk most days as well

Have a great day

Love Chrissie xx


  1. Love all your wonderful knitted animals, especially now that I know what a chocolate orange is! Glad Mollie is doing better. Have fun watching the sport and knitting and good luck with the new boiler. Hugs, Valerie

  2. Oh Chrissie, you are ever so clever and creative with these gorgeous bunnies, how delightful...hugs.xx[aNNie]

  3. Glad your MIL is improving and glad you have a little more time for you too. And I am especially glad to see all your crafting. You have been having fun it looks like. Hugs-Erika

  4. Oh wow, you have been busy, amazing makes all of them!! Good to know your MIL is a little better leaving you more time to be creative!

  5. Wow, what a fabulous selection of knitted animals and owls. The cards look wonderful as well.
    I am so pleased that you and Vic are getting some time to yourselves and that MIL is improving.
    I'm sure you will be enjoying the Olympics and sport, thank goodness for catch up and being able to record the programs.
    Hope all goes smoothly with the boiler installation.
    Yvonne xx

  6. I was thrilled to read about your MIL's current status. It certainly takes a huge worry off you and Vic. So glad to read her progress and her being weened from some of her meds, too.

    I'm a bit confused about the bunny with the Chocolate Orange inside. How does the child get it out, or does it stay there forever? Won't it melt in the sun, and won't Oscar seek out the chocolate? I know Bleubeard has a thing for chocolate.

    The owls are adorable, but I am really, really in love with the bunnies. They are TOO cute.

    I love curling, but can't seem to find it on TV. It appears the hours are when I am sleeping. Hope you enjoy it and your rugby, too.

    So glad you are FINALLY getting that boiler. What a mess you have gone through to get to where you are, now.

    1. The toys are open at the bottom and just slip over the chocolate oranges Elizabeth

      Love Chrissie xx


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Love Chrissie xx