Wednesday, November 24, 2010

granny square winter garland

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So there, another granny square garland has made it to the finish line (yeah for yet another finished project!). This time a winter version - pretty similiar to the granny square summer garland but with other colours, the more Christmassy kind - that will adorn... well that I haven't quite decided just yet. Thinking the living room window, but we'll see.

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It was a nasty windy day today, not very cold per se (-5C) but the harsh winds made it so so much worse. So one might say I really very much risked my life taking these pictures. I think one might even say I'm up there with the Arctic explorers and the likes.

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Because that's what those few steps out into the wintry garden felt like. And what was once a carefully put together garland with no knots and mess quickly turned into just that. A complete tangle.

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Good thing I got a helping loaf, with lots of helping paws. We managed to entangle the mess again later. Or well, loaf being a spectator, encouraging me to get on with it so he could get a well-deserved spectator snack. Which, as always, naturally was an immense help.

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4 comments:

Kea said...

Congratulations on completing the lovely garland. It's perfect for the holidays.

Loaf dog is such a cutie and of course such a great help!

mangocheeks said...

It is so lovely and very different from Christmas garlands.

A Bun Can Dance said...

Dear Pia
Thank you for popping by. My dress is chocolate brown - not black! Oh no! Don't think I'll ever want to go back to wearing black in the foreseeable future - colour is so much more... well, authentic, don't you think?
I love your granny square garland and I feel I really must get to grips and learn how to make granny squares. I know that I can on the inside, it's just a case of sitting down and concentrating... hmmmm.
I love that Malte helped you with the photo shoot and he does look so very gorgeous with a snowy nose.
Keep warm dear, and cosy,
Happy weekend,
Denise x

heidikins said...

Oh goodness, that is absolutely adorable. Love!

xox

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