Friday, 29 January 2016

Yoku dekimashita

Today started with shopping with mum. We had lunch and bought lots of yarn!
and some other small things... Like a new carpet and chocolate....
We weren't really going to buy that much, but when Panduro suddenly had a lucky bag sale we pounced. I mean 30 kr for something worth 200? We bought seven!

They belong to Mimle now! 
Also we got these awesome paper bags.

Just look at all these nice colours! Not all of this is mine I must add, some are my mothers and some she bought me so that I could make her an iPad cover.


Later I had friends over and was Sensei, I taught them how to make a granny square and then
 we had dinner and later tea. Both girls brought their own food. M called and asked me what I would like if he had time, I asked for either sushi or MacDonalds.... He didn't have time for either. Guess what my students brought?

Yes, One brought sushi and the other brought MacDonalds....
But M did bring me Burger King so he is not in the dog house. The men hang out together at Friend One's house while we had our session.

Apparently I am really good at teaching, instead of just showing them what to do I taught them what to do and how to tell if you have done it right. I felt like a real kindergarten teacher when answering their question of: Is this right? Let's count together to see if we get the number of stitches the pattern  states, and then I proceeded to count out loud whilst pointing to each stitch, my students said it was very educational. Student Two actually got quite far on her square, student number two hadn't done this since she was a girl and had chosen a more difficult pattern I think and to top it off she was tired after a week of hard work. But both had fun and got to take their yarn home to finish...

Pupil One made a five corner square in blue and pupil nummer two made a classic granny square. The colourful five point shares are mine, one I made today and the others are from before... The dark pink granny square is mine btw.

Pupil Two will just increase her square until it is finished and then it will be a babyblanket whilst number One plans to make several squares into a baby blanket. 

But for that we need more yarn! There is always an excuse for more yarn!
I look forward to next time!


So this year I am going to count how much yarn goes in and how much I spend, so here goes, this might sound a bit depressing.

300 gram Østland wool yarn, 150 in light brown and 150 in light pink, some of which I am going to make into an iPad cover for my mum.
300 Turqoise wool /acrylic mix yarn from Panduro
300 orange wool/acrylic yarn
200 purple wool/acrylic yarn
400 grams of red cotton for Christmas next year, last Christmas everywhere sold out so I am trying to  be smart, this is intended as a Christmas present, from Søstrene Grene.
150 grams og light cotton Turqoise
and finally 150 grams of darker Turcoise which will turn into a winter-pillow for someone.

Since two skeins of yarn left my house one could say I am 
50 grams of Drops Baby Merino Jeans ble and
50 grams of Søstrene Grene cotton in pale pink


Brenna said...

Omg that turquoise and purple!! *drooooool*

Vilje Vanilje said...

I know right, it was a steal! I have no idea what to use it for though, any ideas?