I have been in a foul mood lately. I don't know if it is hormones, weather or what but everyone better just look out. When I feel like this I need to find something meditative to do until I feel better. That usually is knitting. So, for the last two nights I tried to squeeze it in before bed. Just a quick project.
I have made a couple of these knitted baskets from Joelle Hoverson's (purl bee) more last-minute knitted gifts. The smaller of the three baskets whips up in a jiffy. Really. Then, after, you feel much better.
A couple of weeks ago I made some felted macarons and I was having a hard time trying to wrap them up. Nothing looked right. Our good friends have a little girl that I have knit a few things for and her birthday is coming up. She loves to pretend and I thought that she could pretend she has a little bakery with a few knitted items including the macarons. So now she will have a basket of goodies including a cute little cupcake that comes out of its wrapping - you can find it here. (beeknits) I have made a few of the larger cupcakes (the one out of the basket) for my etsy shop. I call it the inside out knitted cupcake because when you turn it inside out it becomes a head of lettuce.
So I will pack this up for our little friend. I can just hear her sweet little voice now - pretending to give her daddy a little goody - there now I am starting to feel a little bit better - a little bit -
hmmm ... I may need to knit a blanket...