Posts Tagged With: Chrissy

Jacob discovers a good book & more knitting for Chrissy

 Jacob has been enjoying the garden today.  I discovered him reading a book this morning…

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He certainly seems very absorbed in it and spent quite a bit of time studying the pictures in detail.  I think he must have really enjoyed it as later this afternoon I discovered him sitting on a chair in the garden telling his dog and frog all about it.

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Last night I finished knitting another outfit for Chrissy.  A pair of leggings and Diamonds are Forever dress, which as actually ended up a bit small for her and is more of a jumper.  I might try it on someone else to see if it fits them better.

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I really need to try and get to grips with wordpress a bit better.  I find it much harder to understand and work out than  blogspot which I have been using for years.  I guess I just need to set a bit of time aside to work it out.  I would like to add pages and proper tags and things…Perhaps I will try and do a bit tomorrow morning if I wake up early again.

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More Candy Stripes.

I finished another Candy Stripe dress the other day which Chrissy is kindly modelling for me.  She really likes these dresses and the fact that they both match her shoes.

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I made a little flower to go on the bodice of this one that looks rather sweet.

 

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Almost finished another dress, although a different one this time.  Hopefully will post photos in a couple of days.

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Candy Stripes

Chrissy is getting the attention at the moment, and I finished a second knitted outfit for her today, a dress ‘Candy Stripes’.  Again this is part of August’s KAL.  I still have the bag and hat to make which I will make a start on this evening.  I am really liking her colouring.  On one of the AG groups I belong to, many have said she isn’t very photogenic, but I think she is.

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I love the colours I chose for this dress and think they suit her well.

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Her ‘meet’ shoes also go with the dress well.

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I think she looks pretty happy with it on a whole.  Of course I have been asked to hurry up and finish the matching bag and hat!

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Red Splash!

I belong to several doll knitting groups on Ravelry and enjoy taking part in the KAL (Knit A Longs)  I have finally finished the main part of July’s KAL a coat, pattern by Astrid Aesoey.  I still need to make a hat and a bag, but they can wait as August’s KAL has started and I am looking forward to it.

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Chrissy likes the Lady bird buttons.


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Now she could have done with matching shoes, but demanded to model the coat straight away without any thought of what else she was wearing.

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A little cheeky look!

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Chrissy’s new dress

Introducing one of my American Girls, Chrissy, wearing a little summer dress I made for her yesterday as we have finally got some sunshine.  I think she is going to offer it to another girl though as it is a wee bit tight under the arms which is a shame as I think the colour suits her so well.  I will have to see if I have enough of the fabric (recycled sheet I believe it was) to make another.

 

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Chrissy is hoping to get a chance to play with Kit & Kat today, the terrible twosome, lets hope they don’t lead her into mischief!

 

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