And the frozen bark of the bird table offered the perfect backdrop to this woolly number - one of my first ever crochet projects was a blanket (flower squares) from the brilliant Beata Basik who writes one of my favourite blogs, Rose Hip. It was a gift for my goddaughter Abigail in Switzerland. I've just noticed Beata has used her fabulous pattern and adapted it to create the most gorgeous lampshade, check it out over on her blog. To match the blanket I knitted a little rabbit courtesy of a Debbie Bliss 'Baby Cashmerino' book. Much to Abigail's distress, bunny's dress was lost recently on a play date, so before sending off her Christmas parcel I knitted a replacement dress to keep bunny cosy this winter.
And just in case I should forget what a beautiful part of the world we live in, this view across the river Frome greeted me as I dropped the children to school on Tuesday morning. It took my breath away, and whilst I have had my head down absorbed in hook and yarn, it's moments and scenes like this that inspire me to create. How lucky I am!!! Have a lovely weekend and I'll be back on Sunday with a snowflake pattern for you ;-) xxx