Crafty in the Med

I'm here to enjoy meeting other crafters and to share my ideas and projects. I love to crochet,cross stitch and embroidery but I'm keen to try new crafts too. I love music and I love to sing! Singing makes me happy. I collect jugs....its their shape I think! I am addicted to yarn and buttons. I get lost in book shops and can spend all morning there and I absolutely adore rummaging in flea markets. I love to read sci´fi/fantasy,buried treasure, and off world adventures. I have a passion for history! I would be the first passenger on the first time machine ! I BELIEVE IN MAGIC!

Tuesday, 27 August 2013

THE PRIZE





I have just finished blocking it and here it is:



No it isn't this these are the extra bits ....some sweeties for your son Barbina, not bubble gum some fruit chewy sticks from a local factory and some Valor chocolate and almonds for you. I have also added four 50 gram balls of COATS SMC yarn which I am sure you will find use for.

Oh! and a Spanish fan...of course :-)  There may even be some other crafty bits and pieces too :-)


Now I know Barbina you do some lovely crochet but I bet you don't do much for yourself very often, so I am sending you this:

That is a three seater settee so you can get the idea of the size!


Now this shawl has been made for this giveaway!



 I do admit to having started it some while ago when I found this pattern on Sacha Loves to knit blog and was curious to try out how the shawl started and I did about five rows and got distracted with something else and pushed it down underneath other W.I.Ps in my crochet basket. The original shawl is practically a shawlette but this is full sized. I based it on the pattern but I have tweaked it a great deal. The edging isn't the same at all or the central pattern.

I thought a shawl is pretty well to everyone's liking.

It is made of Coats SMC Bravo yarn so it is too warm for now but I thought ,before I knew the winner, the person will find it useful in the winter or on a very chilly night.
Now I know it is going to Germany well I know it will be useful!
Anyhow going back to if you are not a shawl person Barbina then wear it while you are blogging :-)

  
Amanda :-)

14 comments:

  1. Wow Amanda!!!!! this shawl is big and gorgeous!!!!
    xxxxx Ale

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  2. What a lovely prize and all the more special because it has been handmade by you!
    M x

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  3. Thank you so much Amanda!!! I'm jumping up and down for excitement!! Everything is just perfect! I love to wear shawls, especially during our cold winter days! And you are right, I have given away everything I made so far. That this shawl is handmade for me is making me really happy! I know how much work it is to make such a beautiful shawl! My son will love the sweets, it's so nice that you have thought of him too!
    Thank you so much Amanda! You are so wonderful and generous!
    xxBarbina

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  4. What a lovely gift! I love the detail in the edging - it's very pretty. Jx

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  5. Such a nice parcel to receive! I am sure Barbina is one lucky girl right now :) Thanks Amanda for stopping by @ my place and saying such sweet words..always love to hear from u ..

    xxRajeswari

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  6. That is beautiful! Congratulations to Barbina!
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  7. Lucky Lucky Barbina what a beautiful shawl, love the sweeties too. Enjoy Barbina! :)

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  8. Amanda, you are truly lovely to make that wonderful gift. It is gorgeous and so are you.
    Hugs,
    Meredith

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  9. Very nicely done Amanda! Lucky gal, that Barbina.

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  10. What lovely presents and the shawl is gorgous

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  11. Dear Amanda,what a beautiful shawl!!!You are the queen of crocket!!
    So lovely gift for the winner of your giveaway!!She must be very happy!!!
    Have a nice evening!!!Thank you for your kind comment!!!
    Dimi...

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  12. What a lovely prize ^_^ That shawl is stunning.
    XOX

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I love to receive your comments and I read all of them. Unfortunately real life does get in the way sometimes, so as much as I would like to I cannot always reply to every comment, however I do my very best to keep in touch.

Amanda :-)

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