Friday, 14 December 2007

what do you think of my baby ? I had to take her outside for her to be photographed as it was too dark inside ( please ignore that the garden fairy has been too much of a slut to pack the garden furniture away ) I re- birthed her from a berenguer doll , she is weighted to 8.5 lbs . The dress took an age to knit but hopefully it was worth it . She is being raffled in aid of the Ambucopter. I donated one last year and he raised enough to keep the ambucopter flying for an hour , that is two lives that hopefully were saved. I am hoping this little poppet can raise enough for at least two hours in the air. She is at the Ambucopter charity shop in Spalding.

There , that is my advertisement over for the day .
Things here at the madhouse were going quite well for a while , and then we have had just about everything that the fates could throw at us . At least the house is habitable again , most of the soot and thick grey dust have been cleaned away and we are almost back to normal ,( whatever normal is in this house .)
The money pit ( my birthday car , joke ) is still devouring cash at an alarming rate , it would have been so much cheaper to just go out an buy a new one , I shouldn't be a bit surprised if W decided that the garage needs central heating installed.
On the knitting front I have been finishing off ufo's ( boring ) , but , I am waiting for a delivery of special wool , it is black with a fleck in it , and it is going to be a full length coat when it grows up . It should be quite challenging, not the knitting , but I am going to line it , and I am a bit like a cow with a gun when it comes to sewing things .It is bitterly cold here now, and I am just going to cast on for a pair of felted slippers .


Blogger Dotty said...

Your baby looks gorgeous! That dress is amazing.

14 December 2007 at 07:45  
Blogger Frieda said...

I love your doll. I think I am most jealous. Hope you have a great weekend.

14 December 2007 at 13:43  
Blogger Gammy aka Peggy said...

OMG that dress is unbelievably gorgeous!!!!!! I won't let my daughter see it or when they decide to have a baby I'll have to knit one of those too. I already have a list going of things she wants when that time comes, probably not for three years or so, better get to knitting huh? I received my swap package today, oh my it is awesome. I love the old needles and the antique trinket boxes. I love it all and the gnome is adorable!!!! thank you so much. :)

19 December 2007 at 09:56  

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