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Sunday, March 2, 2008

Hello March

These daffodils in our pasture are the first ones we've seen this year. They started popping out last week during a snow flurry, but today they're really enjoying our 65 degrees F weather. The lovely weather will surely change in a few days, though, so we're enjoying it while we can. I've been knitting a lot the past week, but I'm not finished with a cute little blue something on my needles so I can't show that till next week. In the meantime...What's this? you ask. Psycho(delic) saugage links? _snickers_ No, they're knitted hair curlers! (Go ahead and click for a better pic.) Nifty, huh. I knitted them using leftover yarn & the free pattern from Mombot Companion. The curlers are easy to make & very soft so you can sleep quite comfortably in them. How innovative is this?
Now, here they are in a synchronized spiral formation...
Synchronized seahorse formation...
And lastly, the synchronized seahorse swirly romp. I'm thinking about entering them in the Olympics in Seoul. What do you think?
Granddaughter #1 has been busy designing a few things herself. She's been making dog collars for some of her stuffed toys, and here she's modeling a crocheted bracelet with a cute little flower.It, also, doubles as a headband for her little Husky buddy. Cute, huh.
Until next week, Y'all, knitlikeyoumeanit!

13 comments:

  1. My mother used to talk about when she was little and *her* mother would tie her hair up in rag "curlers" that she could sleep in because they were soft. The knitted curlers sure look nicer than rags!

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  2. Howdy!

    What will they think of next? But really I bet those are so much more comfy than those spongy ones with the plastic on em. And, you got a budding designer there too. Woo Hoo!

    We're seeing those pretty flowers everywhere right now but you're right...enjoy it while we can. It sure won't last long.

    Ahhh....where is spring already? :(
    Hugs!

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  3. Lovely flowers! Ours have bloomed too. I love the curlers! What a creative idea. The bracelet looks great too.

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  4. Those curlers are awesome. Wish I had them back in the "old" days when I would wear hard plastic curlers to bed.

    Your granddaughter's quite clever with her designs...very nice :)

    happy knitting :)

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  5. Oh, cool! And what a cute smile!

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  6. I love the hair curlers how cool of an idea. Wow, flowers already??? How cool it's gearing up for a blizzard here.

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  7. Oh cool are those curlers!!! I think I might try them.

    I love the bracelet, what an clever granddaughter you have.

    Hugs!!!!

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  8. ROFL!!! Oh my that is funny!! Seoul?!?! Oh my I needed that laugh!! Nice formations, also.:)Spring's just around the corner!! Yahoooooooo!

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  9. So glad to see those daffodils!
    really cute knit hair rollers!
    How did I ever sleep on those hard
    rollers? Did you see Snuffy Smith Sunday? Loweezy was knitting!

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  10. What a neat idea and a great way to use up left over yarn!

    Our weather yesterday was in the 70's. I am so ready to see flowers, but we don't have any yet.

    Your GD is doing a great job on her knitting. She must take about her grandma.

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  11. I saw those curlers before and never saved the pattern in my files. Now I know where they are and will be making some for my nieces birthday.

    I loved your photos, very inventive. LOL

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  12. The daffodils are beautiful!
    I love those curlers. I can't believe someone came up with a design for soft curlers. Amazing.
    Your granddaughter is as talented as you are, I see.

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  13. Knitted hair curlers! Who would have thought! My mom still sleeps in rollers (the hard plastic kind with teeth - ouch). I wonder how she'd like some of these. I especially like that they can masquerade as seahorses -- my favorite sea creatures. :)

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