It's been a very quiet weekend, Mark has had to go into work so I have had the house to myself.
Joanne and Gavin asked me round to have lunch with them this afternoon and I have just got back and put the kettle on to settle down with a cuppa and some knitting and perhaps a catch up on some podcasts. I have no problem with my own company :-)
I found some white yarn out the other day and thought I would try and knit one more small blanket before this baby arrives. They don't recommend having larger blankets folded up over baby anymore so I shall just keep this one big enough for a moses basket, it's just a plain knit from corner to corner with a YO at the beginning to give a pretty boarder
I have got one more cardigan on the go to but only the back is done so not worth a photo.
Last Sunday I also cast on a sock!
I know I've been banging on about socks for so long and I have tried with various needle methods but I just wasn't feeling it.
This time I tried magic loop and I think I like that best.
This is how far I've got.
(I have no idea why my camera want's to show this yarn blue, it's more turquoise)
I did get almost as far as this with the other sock I cast on but I just wasn't happy with how the stitches looked. This time, although it's not perfect I'm happier with it.
And in true sock knitting fashion of course it had to have a project bag.
Not an expensive one though, this one I picked up in the £1 shop, lol
I like it, and it does the job :-)
Next weekend I'm hosing Joanne's baby shower, I must admit that I'm starting to wonder what I've let myself in for and wishing we had hired the church hall or something. I've got my fingers crossed for fine weather :-)
In preparation for that I tried out a scone recipe in the week. My scones usually turn out more like rock cakes, but these I must say looked the part.
They passed the taste test too, although I will probably not cook them for quite as long next time.
I would like to make these ahead of next Sunday and it does say you can freeze, but can anyone tell me, do I make them up and freeze them uncooked ? or could I make the dough up on Saturday, leave in the fridge over night and bake on the Sunday morning?
I would like them to be as fresh as possible so I would love any advice.
A very quick catch-up this week, I'm off for that cuppa now
Until next time, I hope you all have a lovely week