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Tuesday, 28 January 2014

KNITTING TIME


Hi to you all 
have been having some more fun with wool 
when away at the new year I bought this new book 
knit it greetings cards 
by Margriet kors Gina Kors-Lambers 
it is in the craft special range 

I have had fun making my own designs up 
here is what I have come up with 


To make this card I have used 
pre scored pearl white card 
pearls sentiment die cocktail sticks 
white wool 


To make this card I have used a pre scored card in pearl green 
blue card white card  I have used a embossing folder 
sentiment stamp small pearls cocktail sticks 
variegated wool and white wool 



To make this card I have used a pre scored card pearl green 
and the same as above 




19 comments:

Desire Fourie said...

These are just so fun. Love them.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

~ginny said...

Rachel - that is so creative! What great cards! I just sent your blog url to a knitter we see frequently on the comments for OSAAT... do you recognize or know Ingrid Mason? I hope she stops by to see your work!
~ginny
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Ingrid Mason said...

Rachel, I was guided to your cards by a friend from another DT who knows that knitting is my passion. Oh, I'm so grateful as I love all these cards so so much. I've never seen this idea before and I am so impressed by all your handiwork and creativity ....My favourite knitting to do is very fine lace on very thin knitting needles but not quite as fine as cocktail sticks :-) Hmm, guess who would love to receive these cards .....well any one who knits would really appreciate the wonderful detail of these cards. You've got me all in a spin Rachel.
At OSAAT we have a white +1 challenge running this week and your first card fits perfectly. Please Rachel, would you consider entering into our challenge purely so that our DT can see what you have created ....They all know knitting is my passion.
I'm off to thank Ginny for pointing me towards your cards .....you've created each one so beautifully and I am so excited for seeing them. Thank you.
Love Ingrid xxx ♥

Louise Elsiemayandbertha said...

I love your knitty cards.

Ingrid Mason said...

Me again Rachel, to thank you for linking to our challenge and even more for your very generous message left on my blog.

I'm still excited at how beautifully your knitted designs have worked to create such beautiful cards. :-)

Thank you for sharing this lovely card in our challenge this week. Ingrid xx ( OSAAT Team )

Made by Mandy said...

Hi Rachel,

I used to knit these in traditional baby colours as they make a fabulous New Baby card. I do particularly like the Craft On message, very appropriate for a crafter.

I popped here from from Ingrid's recommendation and I am so glad I did :)

Many thanks for joining in with our 'White Plus 1' challenge over at OSAAT & hope to see you back again soon.

Mandy (DT member for OSAAT)

Love crafts forever said...

Talking about inspiration. OMG!! This is so cute. I used to knit every day. Love, love your cards. Thanks for entering our challenge at OSAAT (thanks to Ingrid too lol)
DT Nataliya

crafty-stamper said...

these are gorgeous cards and love the little knitted jumpers -I have made these before and put them in exploding boxes as embellishments for new babies -thanks for joining us at OSAAT
Carol DT x

Cara said...

Wow Rachel! I don't knit, but I do crochet. I have used small pieces in the past on my cards but nothing like this. These are awesome!
Thanks for joining us at TTCRD, hope to see you again in our next challenge! - XX Cara

Sandi's Samples said...

Wow! you have really been creative with these cards. They are all wonderful! Thanks for playing with us this week at TTCRD.
Huggs
Sandi

Mimi said...

Fabulously creative Rachel, such fun cards and beautifully constructed. So lovely to see something different :) :) :) :) Good luck in this weeks OSAAT 'White + 1' challenge. Hugs Jane xxxxx

Chriss America Real said...

I wish you could see me! I am sitting behind my computer having a fit over your cards right now! Wow! You are very talented and creative my friend!

Thank you for playing along with the Stitchy Angels Design Team!

Hugs,

Chriss - DT - One Stitch At A Time

CraftyGirl said...

Loving your projects. So cute knitting on those small picks. Thank you for playing along this week at OSAAT. I sure hope to see you back again very soon. Good Luck in the challenge!!!

TTFN,

CraftyGirl OSAAT DT
craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com

Sheila said...

Lovley card, thank you for joining in the my craft creations challenge. Good luck x

vilinke said...

Hi so u on MIM. Love your card what a great idea. And the knitting must have taken some time
LP Vilinke

Deborah Adams said...

What a really neat idea. I knit a little bit and these cards are totally cute. would like to send one of these to my friend, she got me started. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT challenge.
Deborah OSAAT DT

Sandy said...

3 very cute cards, fabulous for a knitter! Thanks for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.
Hugs,
Sandy

Nikki Byrne said...

Brilliant set of cards! Love the idea. Thank you so much for joining us at OSAAT this week and good luck.

Hugs

NIKKI DT

Aurora Marco Celdrán said...

Hi Rachel. Your cards are great! I didn't know your blog before or had seen you cards, but I have also been knitting little jumpers for a baby card. They are soo cute. Your cards are great! Cheers, Aurora