July Made It – Let the VOTING begin!

Wow, what a collection!

Thank you so much to each of you for entering and sharing your fantastic projects with everyone. I really am blown away by the high level of creativity & skill – think about, your entry could be the one that inspires someone new to enter, or better yet, inspire someone to pick up a hook or a needle for the very first time!!!

I appreciate you all taking the time and effort not just taking part, but actully making this challenge what it is

So we had a 40th entry after all YAY!

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A warm welcome back to Vicky from Vicky

A warm welcome back to Vicky of Vicky Myers Creations! Vicky makes the most beautiful recycled bags of all sorts and sizes and if you haven’t been before, you will throughly enjoy feasting your eyes – go on! This gorgeous laptop case was commissioned as a gift and it turned out beautifully. I LOVE the fabric and the ruffle in the middle does it for me! There’s a great tutorial too, in fact, there are many great tutorials which will have you eyeing out your old clothes in a new light!!!

And with that, VOTING IS OPEN!!!!

Please don’t forget to pop back every day to share the love. Voting end on the 31st of July.

GOOD LUCK!

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July Made It challenge – My bad…there’s still time!!!

Oops, I rushed home tonight after being out to dinner with my family (and if you believe that you’ll believe anything!) to write this post because I thought that voting began at midnight. Turns out I’m 24 and a bit hours ahead of myself – ANOTHER WHOLE DAY – and the link only closes tomorrow at midnight – so please consider this as your early reminder to crack open the VOTING when you get there!

I have two more entries to introduce before the link closes…

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Colourful Crochet Cardi by Janette

Honestly, this is what I love most about the Made It challenge…. This pic was sent to me by one of my Facebook page fans, Janette Law-Brown who crocheted this BEAUTIFUL colourful cardi! Most of us bloggers are used to making/sharing/chatting/sharing/creating/sharing, you know,  basically being a part of a fabulous community of like-minded folk. I love that we are recognising and appreciating each others work while out here in the open for all to see!!!! Thanks so much Janette and I hope you get to see how much you’ve inspired us ♥

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Fingerless Mitt for Dad by Kaiserin

And while we are on the topic of inspiration – actually, we are always on the topic of inspiration – this soft, warm fingerless Mitt was made by the sweet Kaiserin of Empress27 from HER OWN HAND SPUN YARN! PROPS to you girl!!!!  The wool is from Shetland fleece and a Massam fleece – how cool! The Mitt is one half of a pair being knitted for Dad and I’m sure we’ll get to see a pic of both of them when they are complete!

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And that’s it for the JULY challenge and  – unless you are itching to be the FABULOUS 40th ENTRANT into the Made It (DO IT NOW!) – here is a tally of our 39 AMAZING PROJECTS!

3 x cushions / cushion covers

3 x bags/pouches

5 x tops/waistcoat/cardigan

1 x bunting

4 x blankets

1 x window frame

1 x heat pad

1 x pincushion

1 x bracelet

7 x cuddly animal (and their many friends)

1 x crochet collar

2 x sets of coasters

3 x fingerless mitts

1 x shawl

1 x scarf

1 x beanie

1 x hanging heart

1 x set candle holder

1 x cardigan

1 x mug cozy

What an INSANE list!!!

Here’s this months awesome prize up for grabs for the randomly chosen winner, sponsored by Tamara from Crochet with Tamara (if this were a wedding,  I know you’d all be jostling for to catch the bouquet!)

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The VOTER’S CHOICE award badge will be given to the link that receives the most votes!

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There’s still a few hours so join in the fun!

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Visiting an old love

Ahhhh. It started with not so much a kiss…but a mug

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When I first started blogging and crocheting I made about fifty-five thousand mug cozies – maybe more. I LOVED them. The sad truth is that it was all I could make but I didn’t care. If you rummage around my house right now,  you’ll find cozies – or CupCapes as I called them – stashed just about everywhere a cozy should or shouldn’t be. So, naturally when I started to panic because the real project that I am trying working on is sitting in a corner waiting for a border and for my beautiful nanny to be well enough to sew them up for me on her machine, and it’s been soooo long since I’ve actually had an entry into the Made It challenge – I had no choice but to visit my old flame.

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You see, these particular mugs had me at” HELLO there…”  No bulky love handles, double walled, slim & sexy. They were practically begging me.

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How could I resist!

Using one of my favourite yarns – Vinnis Colours in Bambi – which is a cotton/bamboo blend, a 4.5mm hook and merrily stitched as I went, these babies were born & bred in minutes (ok, not minutes, hours. Sigh…)

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July Made It – What’s the collective noun for many new entries? Ahh, its…a “Craft” of New Entires!

huh, get it…”CRAFT of new entries”?? (Raft = many and Craft=Genius Husband)! Soooo gonna ™ that one!

Reminds me of one of the funniest moments of my life. I was playing Trivial Pursuit with my boyfriend at the time – I was probably 19, he was a 26 year old psychology student and I was so into him because he was mature, smart and interesting. His home language was Afrikaans – a Dutch originated language. Difficult to describe how all our 11 official South African languages fit in but in a nutshell, here in Cape Town specifically (and only in my own general opinion based on my circle of influence) there are mainly 2 spoken languages – English and Afrikaans.  Unofficially, English is more widely spoken even if you are Afrikaans. In a nutshell in another nutshell – if two friends meet or a drink and one is English and one is Afrikaans, they will be probably speak English –  you get my drift??)

Anyway, here’s the scenario

Me and Boyfriend playing Trivia Pursuit on the floor in front of the fire and it’s my turn to ask the question. He rolls the dice and lands on yellow. History.

Question – What craft was used in WW1 to….(and I honestly cannot remember the rest of the question)?

Answer –  Submarine

His answer.

Weaving!!!!!!

I rolled on that floor in a fit of laughter, clutching my tummy for hours before I could catch my breath to explain how we got lost in translation.  Luckily, he had the good grace to laugh along with me even though he had no clue why…ahh, good times!

So on that note, let me introduce you to the sensational Craft Of New Entires! BUT before I do, I have some house keeping to do.

I am not known for my impeccable accuracy and I  have been know to be too spontaneous, AND my brain can be quite sieve-like at times….so I humbly apologise to the following ladies, for the following boo boo’s:

For calling the lovely Teresa from Little Poppits, Laura last month. One month we had so many Laura’s and it looks like I got carried away.

For confusing Jane from Rainbow Junkie’s entry this month – she actually entered her coaster (pls see below) but I got all ga-ga over her bunting. I thankfully managed to persuade her to enter both!

For adding Jill from Nice Piece of Work’s Owl Mitts to my FB page and calling her Jane….arrrrgggg! Sorry!

Thank you all for your generous forgiving spirits!

Right, on with the show

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Owl Mitts by Nice Piece Of Work

Seems that the world is owl crazy, and you can hardly blame us. These little Owl Mitts are so adorable and Jill from Nice Piece Of Work is as crazy as the rest of us. I have to keep hiding these posts from my kids otherwise they are gonna cost me a fortune!

 P.s totally LOVIN’ the cross-eyed look!

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Miss Jaymi by Moz Roberts

I am blown away by the talent of Moz of All Things Moz. Firstly, I ‘d like to welcome Moz back to the challenge, I see she has been a busy busy lady. These amazing AMAZING bears and bunnies, like Miss Jaymi here, are made for babas whose parents are from different countries. See the little flags on the feet?!! What a fantastic idea! Go and have a look x

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Colourful Coasters by Rainbow Junkie Corner

Here are the gorgeous coasters that Jane from Rainbow Junkie meant to enter, in the same lovely colours as her bunting. I must say, I do prefer coasters like these that are solid in colour but still a set of different ones – especially if they all complement each other. However, I’m a little seduced by the rainbow coloured one at the foot of her post, and you?:)

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Fishy Felt Cushion by Love, Lucie

A massive welcome to Lucie from Love, Lucie. I bow down to anyone who has the talent / precision / passion / imagination  to sew  hand stitch such teeny, unique and individual little fishies altogether! WOW, what a stunning cushion! Thanks Lucie, I’m sure we’re all going to enjoy watching what you get up next.

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Woolly Winter Beanie by Robyn Alexander

I apologise for the teeny size of this pic, but unfortunately this pic was sent to me via Instagram and I can’t seem to get it bigger. However, I can tell you from experience that this beanie was made with the most stunning pure Merino wool, hand spun and dyed right here in South Africa. Rustic, chunky and warm as anything!!! Thank you so much Robyn Alexander for sending me a pic of your latest make.

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Summertime Crochet Shell by Beatrice Ryan Designs

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Sherbet Shawl by Beatrice Ryan Designs

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Flowers and Chains by Beatrice Ryan Designs

What would the Made It challenge be without the many wonderful projects by Elena from Beatrice Ryan Designs. I never stop being amazed at how many projects that she gets completed and at the level of inspiration that come with them! I ADORE her Crochet Shell top – especially in that colour too! Please click on each pic to take you to her posts.

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3D Blanket by Jane Manca

Ok, you can pick your jaw up off the floor now. Huh? I KNOW!!!! Jeepers, this is one incredible blanket and is EVERY six year old boy’s idea of a cool crochet blankie. This took Jane Manca six weeks to complete. Well done Jane, and thanks Jane for making the rest of us Mommas look very dull!!!

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Granny Coasters by Crochet Home

I absolutely love everything that Nela from Crochet Home makes. Her colours are always so beautiful and stylish (not to mention her photography!) These granny coasters are gorgeous – they look the perfect decor for a fancy dinner party look don’t they! Sigh, my “to make list” has just got longer…

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Cat In A Sweater by Vu Chickens

You’ve seen Shrek right? Then you will remember the scene when Puss goes into uber super cute mode by making those eyes!!! Yip, I ahhhhhhhhh’ed and cuuuuuuuuuuuute’ed just as much when I saw this little kitty. Melissa from Vu Chickens is so enormously talented  –  I wish I was on her gift list too!!!

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Crochet Bunnies by Andrea JOY

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The Owl, The Pussy Cat and A Chicken by Andrea JOY

I’m thrilled to welcome Andrea from JOYAndrea to the challenge.  Out here in the Wonderful Wide World of Blogland, I don’t often come across fellow Cape Townians. Owls? Crochet? Maybe it’s just a Cape  Town thing then, hee hee. Nah, didn’t think so! A happy collection of beautifully handmade bunnies, owls, a kitty and a chicken!

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Thank you all for entering, the link is open for another few days so GET YOUR’S IN! Here’s a reminder of this months wonderful prizes sponsored by Tamara of Crochet with Tamara

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July Made It – A Lace Collar, a Cupcake and Bunting!

Good morning! Today’s Made It update is brought to you from the comfort of my bed!!! Its just after 8 and I have no intention of leaving my warm comfy pillows for the next hour – this is my reward time now that the kids are back to school. Now, let me just yell for some coffee…and toast?

Right,  let’s see what new lovely entries are in the mix.

Cupcake Pouch by Mille On Her World

Hello again to the lovely Millie! Keeping in with this month theme of “Things that make you go … YUM” (and there’s plenty of it too) is this delightfully delicious Cupcake Pouch made by Mille On Her World. How cute are those Polka dots?!!! Do you remember Millie’s dress that she whipped up for her holiday? The Cupcake dress? Well, this little accessory is just as gorgeous. Millie has included a brilliant tutorial too so go and have an ogle 🙂

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Broomstick Lace Collar by Cafe Crochet

I love the synchronicity that you find when you have a look at the collections as a whole. Some months will have lots of the same elements or colour schemes – and here again we have some more YUM Polka dots. Isn’t this button just the perfect finish to a most beautiful, more delicate and luxurious looking collar – a little splash of whimsy in an otherwise vintage style garment! So happy to welcome back to J.G from Cafe Crochet with her wonderful Broomstick Lace Collar finished off in the cutest picots.

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Crochet Bunting by Rainbow Junkie Corner

Another warm welcome back to Jane from Rainbow Junkie Corner – you’ve been sorely missed! I must be the only person on planet earth never to have made bunting and whenever I see some I go into a bit of a “must make must make” panic – I love them. This time is no exception! These commissioned granny triangles are so well made (and even starched!) and look quite amazing in this colour scheme – I think I’m going to give these babies a try…

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If you are reading this and haven’t entered the Made It challenge before then THIS IS YOUR SIGN!!! There’s still plenty of time to enter and this wonderful prize, so kindly sponsored by Tamara from Crochet With Tamara, is up for grabs

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July Made It – What do Grannies, Fierce and Not-So-Fierce Creatures, Windows, Hearts, Ushuaia, Rice and A Pincushion have in common?

Why, they’ve all made their way into July’s Made It challenge of course!!!

Just took this pic, ahhhh blue skies!

Just took this pic, ahhhh blue skies!

It’s the most beautiful, sunny Winters day here in the Cape and the kids and I have decided to take a picnic and spend the day lazying about at Kirstenbosch Gardens (here’s one of my very first newbie- blogger-cringe-worth posts about it) – possibly my favourite place on this earth. This is the last week of school holidays and am getting a little tough to keep them all occupied.

I was worried that I would be begged to take them to Ratanga Junction – a fun but hideously overpriced amusement park which is a logistical nightmare when it’s just you (hubby escaped to work) with a 16 (niece), a 13 year old daughter, a  7 year old daughter and a tiny tot boy who just cannot be reasonable!!  Thankfully, the Gardens seem to be a favourite place for them too as it was their suggestion to go. Don’t mind if I do! Hopefully I will get a chance to finish off my own entry

So before we get going, I’d love to show you the next lot of excellent entries!

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Granny Square Baby Blanket by Celeste

I was lucky enough to see (and touch) this cuddly blankie up close when we were in the UK last Christmas. This was crocheted by my very special friend Celeste for her newborn nephew, except – like most of us who set ourselves a time frame and fail miserably – it’s only just finished and he’s 15 months already!!!  I’m sure he doesn’t mind one bit though. I think that this is an exception first project and one that will no doubt be passed down from baba to baba.

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Through The Window by Nice Piece Of Work

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Crochet Heat Pad

Is there no end to Jill’s creativity?!! Step on up for more inspiration! What clever ideas – the window of love and a warm hug around the neck….ahhh.  I love this upcycled frame and of course, Jill’s made it look sooooo easy to make too. Someone commented that spotting the potential in something old is the trick! And crochet heat pads – a brilliant and quick-to-make gift! Hop over, there are easy to follow instructions both.

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Pincushion by Serena Glynn

Last months winner Serena  aka The TeaCup Fairy has entered this delightful crocheted pincushion spool – ahhhh this is so sweet! You are in for a treat too – please go and visit her Facebook Page, where you will find all sorts of lovely creations. Seems Serena really is the TeaCup Fairy. Where else would you spy such delicious looking teapots!

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Question: How do I keep my baby happy, snuggly and giggly by making sure that her favourite blanket AND favourite cuddly toy are always close at hand ???

Answer:

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Baby Blanket with Teddy by O’Noodles

Genius!!! Have a look here for more pics from Jill of O’Noodles!

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Fifi by Jill O’Noodles

Jill’s next entry is Fifi- the pretty pink Poodle and keeper of the loo rolls!  How fabulously retro is this – read here for the story of some reminiscing and how Fifi became to be!

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A warm, fiery welcome to Nilkaras – we are so happy to have you aboard! This adorably fierce creature was knitted for her dragon-loving boyfriend – lucky guy. Ahh, this things we do for our men! The pattern is here on Ravely so please pop over and say hi and see more of Nilkaras’s fabulous projects

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Ushuaia Wrap Bracelet by Knitnrun4sanity

Alice, please you family to leave you home alone more often! I’m blown away at what you managed to produce over one weekend – and how STUNNING all your makes are! This wrap bracelet is incredible (oh please please make one for a giveaway!), so colourful and so delicate. Please pop over and have a look at the rest of the treasures that the kids teachers are getting ♥

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With that, I wish you all a fabulous day – I’ll be sunning myself and kicking back, hope you do too!

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July Made It – Kicking Off with a super PRIZE!

It’s the Weekend! Hope you are all having a relaxing one and doing whatever makes your heart & soul happy. I’ve been busy with all sorts of things that fill me with glee; designing, thinking, writing, packing, problem-solving, crocheting etc so I will spill beans as they all come together.

Well, the July Made it is off to a great start with the first 3 gorgeous entries in but before I show them to you, I’m sure you’ll be keen to see this months prize.

Tamara from Crochet with Tamara, who won the May Made It challenge has so very kindly (and incredibly generously) donated this month’s prize:

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YES, ALL OF IT!!!

The winner will receive

* a beautiful Mandala handmade by Tamara,
* a fabulous selection of vintage buttons
* 2 skeins of Sensations yarn – Breeze and Wave in the most tropical looking colours!

Worth playing for? ABSOLUTELY! Thank you so much Tamara ♥

And with that, here are our first 3 entries:

Crochet Daisy Cushion by AngellaDeeDesigns

Crochet Pouch by Angella DeeDesigns

First in this month are TWO wonderful projects made by Angella of AngellaDeeDesigns. I say this all the time but DO VISIT HER BLOG! She always seems to be busy with something new, exciting and inspiring.  Her  daisy cushion is so very cheerful and she has included a link to the pattern (very similar to what I’m busy with too!).

I love this pouch –  the little personal touches at the end, the feather, the little bottle with the word HOPE inside…this is exactly what Angella is all about!

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“A Dress for my Daughter” by Mtetar

A while back, I received a text message from my Mom….wait, let me see if I can find it. Ah, here it is – I posted it on my FB page at the time

All I can say is….Mtetar, you daughter is a very lucky young lady who will absolutely adore this gorgeous dress and matching tote bag you made her. I assure you, you will never have to send her a message like this!!!

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LOVE YOU MOM!

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June “Made It” – some patriotic Whimsy, a little Fairy, clever Crafts, funky Feet,a comfy Cushion, a cute Cardi, some sweet Socks and the softest Shawl on the planet!

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The great thing about Father’s Day is that it’s yet another great excuse to get crafty so I hope the men in your life got lots of glittery cards, tons of crocheted/knitted warmies and stuffed themselves silly with homemade cupcakes/pies/chocolates etc. I’d love to say that my hubby got lots of homemade things (oh, ANY excuse for me to sit down and crochet PLEASE), but instead he got a  FULL ON party with 50 friends,  mounds of delicious curries, a massive chocolate cake, and DJ which kept everyone boogie-ing on the dance floor until midnight. OK, so it was his 40th birthday which basically turned into 3 day affair. I mean, really. What a cheek to turn 40 AND have Father’s Day the next day AND a public holiday after that. Hmmmph!

We did have an absolute ball though, AND just to top it off we went to see Eddie Izzard live at Cape Town’s Grand West Arena last nigh….I ABSOLUTELY LOVE that straight-high heel clad-cross dressing-makeup wearing-multi marathon runner-funny man!  So we’ve only just got back into “normal” mode and I’m feeling tired…but the relaxed, good kind!

So with my feet up, here are the next few entries into June’s fast-filling-up Made It challenge!

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 The sun is definitely shining somewhere in the world – my goodness, it’s IRELAND too! Look at these gorgeous summer sandals crocheted by Serena, one of our Facebook page members. I imagine that while taking this pic with one hand, there is a delicious cocktail in the other.. am I right?!

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Granny Square Cushion by YarnChick40

If you are a regular reader of the Made It posts, then you will recognise the fab colours of this granny square cushion made by Lisa Victoria from YarnChick40! It perfectly matches the funky poof/ottoman she made ages ago. Well done LV for a beautiful set and another WIP done and dusted..HI5!!!

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Z’s Mobile by AvienaDawn

Ahhhhhhh, this magical, delicate and utterly delightfully beautiful, felted and winged  fairy mobile was made by Aviena from AvienaDawn . How gorgeous is she!  She was made especially for Z who is, no doubt, a very happy girl –  pop over and read her post for more dreamy pics ♥

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Patriotic Crochet Rug by Beatrice Ryan Designs

I love this crochet rug!   Elena of Beatrice Ryan Designs, who is a completely machine when it come to churning out all sorts of wonderful designs/creations has entered this bright, whimsical patriotic rug  for a fair. I’m thinking how absolutely stunning a SA flag/rug would look…hmmmm

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2 Projects by Mtetar

What a lot of creativity and new goodies a rainy day can bring. This is another thing I love about the Made It challenge –  it’s not about just knitting/crochet, it’s all about being creative and enjoying it! Check out the these two great projects by Mtetar of Projects by Mtetar!

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Triangle Shawl by Verena

WOWWEEE, what a stunning shawl, knitted with the softest baby Alpaca yarn! This entry (her first!!) was submitted by Verena Hinsch of Mukuti Stud Alpaca who produce the most amazing Alpaca yarns right here in SA!  I feel all warm and fuzzy just looking at it…simply gorgeous

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Cardi in Blues by Kaiserin

These next two entries are from Kaiserin of Empress27  who is a whizz with wool / fibre freak and has a passion that’s so infectious! This sweet baby cardi  and these delicious little baby socks are her latest creations. I can see how making those little socks could be addictive!

Baby Socks by Kaiserin

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I hope you enjoyed ogling at these!

The collection is still open for another 8 days, so there’s lots of time to get busy and submit (I’m talking about myself here too…eeek)

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Bye for now x

 

June Made It – Feast your eyes

Hello all your creative-Goddess-types!

Hope you are all enjoying mid year (yes, MID YEAR) sun or snow – although from what I hear, some who are supposed to be seeing the sun, are definitely are not seeing the sun!

We’ve actually had a bit of both – which is really odd as South Africa very rarely sees snow and most certainly hardly EVER in Cape Town’s city center!

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It must have been snowing because my hubby finally agreed to a new puppy. Meet the newest member of your family – Koco the teensy weesny Mini Daschund. I don’t think I have to tell you who now rules the house. Seriously, it’s like having a new born baby all over again!

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Another rare sight in our side of the land are this stunning flock of flamingos that have taken up residence in Kommetjie, a beautiful seaside fishing village just up the road from me. They are incredibly graceful and beautiful creatures…

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Well, I am delighted to show you the next beautiful bunch of entries to the Made It challenge.  It’s halfway through June and the collection is looking INCREDIBLE, so much talent out there and I’ve a feeling there’s a lot more to come too! By the way, you may have noticed that InLinkz also has had a make over – I have to say that I’m still trying to find my way around (it’s a little confusing) so if there are any hiccups, please let me know!

Anyway, ON WITH THE SHOW!

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‘Big Top Tea Cosy’ by Jill ONoodles

Jill from O’Noodles   has entered this gorgeous, pom pom-adorned   Big Top Tea Cozy! There’s just something about pom poms, don’t you think! What I love most about Jill’s blog is that it’s always filled to the brim with wonderful colourful pics of all her work…have a look at this post with her stall – bursting with happiness.

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“Maddie’s Infinity Scarf” by Measured and Slow

A warm welcome back to  Alyssa from Measured & Slow with this beautiful, snug looking  Maddie’s Infinity Scarf  knitted in the most luxurious yarn *drool*.  Her photos are amazing and always look so inviting. Oh, keep an eye out for the pattern for this scarf, coming soon.

I have to laugh, I think I may have as many sister-in-laws as you do Alyssa – 5 in total!!!

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“Dragon Ribs” Hat by Nice Piece of Work

I’m still giggling at this post about “seaweed” and if you haven’t read it, DO SO NOW! So after that kind of experience, you can understand Jill from Nice Piece of Work wanting do make something that’s quick and easy. My ears prick up when I hear “quick & easy” (no, not in that way tut tut) so this  Dragon Ribs hat is sooooo up my alley. I WANT ONE! Love the chunky yarn & the colours…Jill posted a link to the pattern too

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“Still Daisy” by Crochethome

Ahhhhh….if the saying “a picture speaks a thousand words” is true, then Nela from Crochethome  can post picture after picture after picture… How beautiful is this Still Daisy dishcloth? If you haven’t already, pop over and have a browse around her blog- it’s serenity is captivating. And inspiration? WOW

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“Doilies” by Crochet Cafe

I am soooo inspired by this beautiful crocheted doily by J.G from Cafe Crochet. In her post, J.G speaks about doilies as being an easier project to tackle…well, to me it looks like the most difficult thing to do!!! I absolutely adore this doily with the little “pineapples” – so delicate and intricate!  This pattern is a freebie and she has very kindly posted a link so do check it out!

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“Big Girl Bonnet” by Beatrice Ryan Designs

The lovely Elena from Beatrice Ryan Designs   has submitted another of her stunning   Big Girl Bonnet. I love the chunky stitches,the cute button, the trendy look and that colour….GORGEOUS!!! Looking forward to seeing what’s next *rubs hands in glee*

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♥ THE PRIZE ♥

The wonderful WONDERFUL Jill from Nice Piece Of Work has not just donated, but has made this months fabulous prize…and they’ve been a big hit on the blog

2 x BEADED TASSLES sets for the lucky winner to enjoy! Thanks Jill

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June Made It – And we’re off!

Hello and welcome to the June Made It challenge!!!

I’ve had a hectic, fun-filled, busy week with work (yeah, day jobs!!),  plus I’m doing a course this entire weekend (will fill you in later) and (as usual) have left everything to the last minute!!! I hope you will forgive me –  I thought about not posting this post until Monday, but it just seems way too long to wait to ogle over all the fabulous entries we have so far. So,  instead of my usual style of introducing each entry (my absolute favourite part of the challenge) I thought that you’d probably prefer to see what’s “on offer” this month!

So here are the wonderful entries to the challenge so far – please click on the photos to take you to the original posts

Donkey Beanie by Calypso Crochet

Balloon Animals by MillieOnHerWorld

Balloon Animals by MilleOnHerWorld

Cotton Brimmed Hat by Beatrice Ryan Designs

Finished!

Bead Tassles by Nice Piece Of Work

Forget Me Nots by Jill O’Noodles

Chevron Bag by Beatrice Ryan Designs

Hippie Chic Crochet Bag by Angella Dee Designs

Monster Hats by Creative Granny

Summer Skimmer Slippers by Beatrice Ryan Designs

pink knitted poodle - knit your own dog

Pixie’s Pet Poodle by Vuchickens

How FANTASTIC are these!!!

Thank you ALL so much for entering, I am soooooo looking forward to the next batch of entries. Have a super weekend

xxx

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