Craft Night

IMG_8947I have been missing my local knit night since my LYS closed down (Sob! Although my stashing down is more successful without a shop full of gorgeous skeins in walking distance), so I decided to start my own. I don’t know why I didn’t think to do this earlier to be honest!

I invited a small group of crafty-minded friends around for an evening of productivity, tea and brownies. It is so much easier to work on those never-ending projects in the company of other crafters. The tedium of those long stretches of stockinette or too-simple stitch patterns lend themselves well to drinking and chatting with needles in hand.

My friend, Carson, has taught himself to knit by watching YouTube videos which I think is pretty impressive!

IMG_8896And Naomi brought over her stunning and super-soft alpaca yarn baby blanket. Lucky baby to get snuggled up under this when it’s done.

IMG_8978I am looking forward to the next craft night, hopefully I will have some finished things to show off too! In the meantime I had better go as Molly is tugging at my leg and insisting it’s tea-party time.


About Charlotte Marjoribanks Designs

I live in New Zealand with my daughter and husband. I take photos, I knit, I design knitting patterns, and I try and live thoughtfully (whatever that means on any given day).
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2 Responses to Craft Night

  1. maureen15 says:

    That blanket looks amazing. There is nothing better than a craft night with good friends!

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