Friday, June 24, 2011

Round Robin complete and a couple of RAKS...


...are winging their way to two special people. They don't know it yet but they will in the next day or so. Hope you like them recipients!

What else have I been up to?

I made a tin can cozy.


Actually I also made a bigger one for a bigger tin but it was a bit loose. DD doesn't mind though and she now has it in her room. I also made a blue stripey one for the bathroom but dh was like... "Why have you put a baked beans tin in the bathroom??" Men - they just don't get it! I might make a few more for pens and pencils and things. They are quite handy and rather addictive.

My Round Robin got back to me from Julie and here it is in all its robin glory!


I did this one:


Tina did this one:


Clare did this one:


and Julie did this one:


Perfect. Thanks everyone. Great job. Now I need to make it into a cushion.

I also had a play around with a new App on my ipod touch. It's a Kaleidoscopic camera. I took some pics of my crochet and here are a few of the pics. Aren't they cool? I think I could get some of these printed off and make a bit of a collage/mural/picture with them. These were only my first attempt so some of them might look a little fuzzy.








Well, that's me. Short and sweet. Time is of the essence. I am off to Woolfest tomorrow for a short visit but hope to take lots of pics. Be prepared sheep fans! xx


Shari said...

your RR is gorgeous...way to go on a complete RR piece...
love the crochet pictures.....very pretty!!!!

Rachael xxx said...

Have fun at the woolfest! Great pics will have to look for that app for mine!
Lovely Raks lucky people!
LOL@ your DH that's what mine would say!!!
Your RR is lovely!!

Robin said...

Your Round Robin is cool. I love the kalidescope pictures. They are awesome. They make beautiful patterns!

Sally said...

Your RR is gorgeous Hazel. Fantastic job by everyone.

The RAKs are so pretty. Whoever gets them are so lucky:)

Love those kaleidoscope pictures!

Cath said...

Your RR is gorgeous .
Great pics of your crochet , they would make really good notelets .X

Cindy's Stitching said...

they are all so petty. the RR has really nice colors.

Margaret said...

That's so cool -- the kaleidoscope pictures! Wow! Love your RR! And all of your projects for that matter. I always enjoy seeing what you're up to!

Aisyah Helga said...

Everything is beautiful! Great work, Hazel! And yeah, men don't always get it ;)

mainely stitching said...

Your RR is awesome! :D And so are your crocheted kaleidoscopics!

Lovely RAKs and stitching, and your covered cans are the coolest!

Chocolates4Breakfast (TerriBoog) said...

Your RAK pinkeeps are wonderful - I'm sure they'll be greatly appreciated!
Very cool Kaleidoscope pictures!

Tatkis said...

Beautiful projects! Pinkeeps and RR are so cute!

Best wishes,

Gillie said...

Love the pictures of the kaleidoscopes! Pretty RAKs too.

Kathy A. said...

What lovely RAK's you have sent off.
Your RR looks wonderful. What a lovely memory.
How fun to kaleidoscope your crocheting.

Deb said...

Your RAKs are wonderful and your RR piece is wonderful too. Love those Kalidescope pictures. I'll have to look for that app. I'm still learning to use my iPad. Can you tell me what App it is?

Brigitte said...

Oh Hazel, your RR looks fantastic. A beautiful design and so beautifully stitched.
I love the kaleodoscope pictures. You could use them as patterns for your crocheting, lol.

Ann at Beadlework. said...

I look forward to your woolfest update. Lovely pics.

Giovanna said...

What a gorgeous RR! Well done to you all!

Catherine said...

Great photos!! Love your raks - two someones are going to be lucky to find these in their mailboxes! You rr is beautiful!!

valerie said...

Your RAK pinkeeps are lovely! The recipients are lucky ducks! Your RR is gorgeous! Can't wait to see how you finish it off.

Those photos are the kalideoscope effect.

Karoline said...

Your RR and the RAK's are lovely, congratulations

Christine said...

Lovely RAKs and your RR piece is beautiful. I'd definitely put a baked bean tin in my bathroom if it looked like that.
The kaleidoscope crochet pictures would make gorgeous cards

Virpi said...

Your RR looks really nice. I like also that tin you have decorated =D

Heidi said...

The photos are so neat! Makes me want to crochet even more than I am Just posted two more finishes. And your RR is beautiful. What a pretty winter scene.

The little merci ornaments are so pretty and will be treasured I am sure. Hope you have a fun time at the woolfest!

Hugs from Holland ~

Cuckoo said...

hiya! Pop over to mine, I'm flinging an award at you should you wish to catch it xxx

Lesleyanne said...

Great RAKs I'm sure the receipients will love them. Your RR is gorgeous. Love your photos of your crocheting.

Annaboo said...

Wow! This all looks great!
Had to laugh about the tin can covers - men eh?!!

staci said...

Those RAK's are lovely and will make a couple someones very happy! Love the crochet kaleidoscopes!

KarenV said...

Those Kaleidoscope photos are wonderful! Hope you enjoyed Woolfest :)

Julie said...

Loved stitching on your RR!

Golly, the ipod crochet is stunning, love it


Lisa said...

As one of the lucky recipients of your RAK's I want to say thanks so much again, you brought a smile to my face and a little warmth to my heart. I will treasure my gift.
Great job on the tin can cosy, fun idea.
I love your RR, you chose a wonderful theme for it.

Maven said...

Wow! I love the kaliedescope effect of those last photos. How did you achieve that? Is there a pattern or a tute online? Lovely!