I have now back stitched all of this part. 🙂 The table, Santa and the stool.
I can now begin with a new part of the picture. And I have chosen something that is above the candle, next to Santa’s head.
Unfortunately I have a ton of things to do today. So I will leave the cross stitching until late tonight when I watch the F1 GP.
More back stitches added to the Santa and the candle. I wonder what Santa is writing on the paper.
Just got home from a fabulous Billy Elliot musical at the local theatre and it’s 11 pm. But I have to wait another hour for the F1 qualifying to begin. So I’ll continue back stitching while I wait.
I did some crocheting today on the blanket. And a little knitting of my niece’s socks. I think the socks need to be a top priority tomorrow, because it has taken so long for me to knit. SometimesI’ve only knitted once a week, at the crochet and knit cafe.
So I have been knitting quite a lot in the past few days! 😀 Tonight I finished these. They are made with a Swedish yarn called Raggi. Mum bought the yarn in Sweden. It is a little thicker than the yarn I usually use, so I had to decrease while I made the foot part. They look a bit odd, but they are quite nice to wear. May be a little to lose at the heel. But it’s okay.
My niece’s socks and the crocheted blanket has suffered a little. But I wanted to get these socks done first. Now I’ll focus on the other socks. I hope they’ll be done on the weekend. I should crochet on the blanket too, but there is no hurry with the blanket.
Tomorrow is Friday! We’ll see what I’ll do when I come home from work. Cross stitch, for sure, and maybe the other sock.
I have finished the cross stitching of the Santa and started back stitching the Santa hat. 🙂 Only a few back stitches at the moment. Hopefully tomorrow I will have more time to work on this. In a few minutes I will post a reason to why I have not done much cross stitching in the past few days. 🙂
I finally finished all the red on the Santa late last night! Already this morning I have cross stitched the hands and started on the face. After that I just need the beard before I can back stitch the table and the Santa. But I can’t do too much today. I’ve got so many other things to do.
As a bonus, here is a cat toy that I made on Sunday:
At the flea market I found 1 € shoe laces in bright colors. I got a pair of pink and green ones. The bell I already had at home, since I made the cube in a previous post. The cat likes to play with her new toy. 🙂 You can see her play on my instagram (erkasanna).
Yesterday I finished the Santa hat. I have not yet cross stitched anything today, but will in a little while.
I have now started working (8 months) in a library close by. So I don’t havd much time anymore to cross stotch or do other crafty things. But I still hope I will finish this before Christmas.
I did start a new blog, which is about Miss Nelson, my cat! You can check it out here:
Already have lots of cute pictures! 😀
Well, time to cross stitch. I hope I can finish the Santa clothes today. 🙂
I stayed up quite late last night and made a little more light red stitches. I was able to finish the legs and I started filling the hat with the red color.
We’ll see how much I can cross stitch today. Hopefully I will make good progress. 🙂