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Hi. I live in Spain with my partner. I am retired and LOVE it. I love life here but I do miss my family back in the UK, two sons and three sisters and my Mum. Crafting is my life, I do something every single day. In the past it has helped me get through some bad times in my life. One such bad time was when my first grandson died aged just 14 months. He had been born 8 weeks prem but was very healthy and was growing into a beautiful, bonny boy. It was such a shock when the call came. A day never passes when I dont think of him. I am now Nanna again to grand daughter, Hollie, born July 2012, and Tess born March 2016. This is my younger son and his partner. I now have another Grandson, Noah, born Nov 2013 to my elder Son and they have a daughter, Aurora, born March 2015. Thanks for visiting and I hope you enjoy my makes. Please leave a comment so that I know you have visited me. xxxx

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Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Matinee Jacket

Good Morning All
Mostly healed now from my fall on the stairs last week, just a little bruising on my face and legs but getting better.
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Having a break from my Die Challenge today, to show you this sweet matinee jacket I have just finished knitting in this gorgeous lace pattern for the new baby.  Megan only has 3 weeks to go now so I will give this to Johns Mum to post when she returns to UK after visiting us next week.



CHALLENGES
Creative Inspirations - Lace -  Lace pattern of knitting
Crafting From the Heart - Anything Goes

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I,m so glad that both DIL's like hand knitted / crochet clothes for their kids as I enjoy doing them and Loriens Granny knits loads of jumpers and cardigans for Hollie.
I knitted this in the first size so I want to get it to Megan for when the baby is born and dont want to wait until I visit at the beginning of May.
She will be a little sister for this gorgeous fella, Noah.



xxxxx
Wendy L

13 comments:

  1. Beautiful Wendy, love it.
    So glad they like "hand knits".
    For me "new babies" look wonderful in "hand knit" matinee jackets.
    Have a good day

    Patricia x

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  2. This is so beautiful Wendy, I love the pretty design and such a gorgeous colour too.
    Noah looks adorable, I bet he is looking forward to being a big brother!
    Sue xx

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  3. Fabulous knitted jacket Wendy. I love things like this for new babies. Hope you feel better soon. Hugs Rita xxx

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  4. It looks even more special now the buttons are on Wendy. Lovely photo's.
    Love val x

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  5. Beautiful knitting Wendy and fab photos too. Glad you are healed up :-)

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  6. Afternoon Wendy, a beautiful knitted matinee jacket. I cant wait to be a grandmother and to get out all my knitting and crochet patterns.....but alas, it might be quite a few years off yet !!!. Have a great day. Janice x
    http://createdbyjan.blogspot.com/

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  7. Stunning work Wendy, lovely little jacket.

    Glad you are feeling a little better.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx
    http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

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  8. Lovely knitting Wendy, glad you are feeling a bit better now.
    hugs jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

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  9. Beautiful knitting Wendy, I love the colour and pretty design
    Lorraine x

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  10. Hi Wendy
    what a super little jacket. New baby will be snug in that. Blimey, Noah is growing fast. Mum is going to have her hands full.
    Glad you're feeling better.
    Ang x

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  11. This is a sweet creation! You can see that you have put so much hard work into it :) Thanks for playing at Creative Inspirations! xxx

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