I am so excited….my baby dress pattern is in the latest issue of Inside Crochet Magazine. Issue 9. I have been getting a good response from it so far. One speedy crocheter has already almost finished hers, looky! The pretty dress is very easy and a lot of fun to make. Just 100g of 4ply, fingering weight yarn with a yardage of about 400metres will make the versions shown. The one on the left was made using Posh Yarns Sylvia, the middle one was Wendy Happy and the third one is some of my own dyed up sock yarn, the one with a bit of nylon in it, it worked very well indeed :) More photos can be seen here
This is Sullivan, my delightful little grandson. He is 2.5 years old. At the weekend Barry, Maisie and I had the pleasure of looking after this little man whilst his Mummy and Daddy and two big sisters went on an adventure weekend. Sullivan was too little to join in with their fun so we had fun with him instead. He is so entertaining, funny, cute, delicious, clever….can you tell that I am smitten with him?
On the Saturday, Barry suggested we took Sullivan on a steam train journey, I was definitely up for that as I love steam trains, Barry has a bit of a thing for them too. Sullivan adores everything to do with Thomas the Tank Engine, So the steam train it was!
You can see the whole album here and there is a less than obvious ‘slideshow’ button you can click if you feel like it!
It was such a magical day, we left a very dull Barnstaple, but saw the weather change to gorgeous sunshine as we had quite a long drive to find the train at Bishops Lydeard. Sullivan was very quiet on the journey to the train but as soon as we turned in to the station car park he saw trains and promptly announced‘I can see two trains!’ and from that moment he chatted the whole day.
On the way back, we were in the car and all feeling rather weary, so Grandma said to Sullivan, ‘do you ever stop talking?’ and Sullivan replied ‘I have one more question…’ which made us all laugh, he had many more than one more question!!
Lovely happy memories….