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December 16, 2005

I must have been good this year

Sint really got crafty this year! Here's what I recieved last weekend.


A needle felting kit, brought back by the Sint all the way from Finland.


A lovely felted bag from Nepal, a little llama from Peru and pieces of felt for my crafting stash.


Three balls of Rowan Yorkshire Tweed 4ply, to make the Nutcracker Slippers from Handknit Holidays. I just had to start making these, and I finished the first sole last night.

Thank you so much, Sinterklaas!

Meanwhile, I also made some progress on Mermaid.


The pattern is kind of complicated, there is a lot of 'at the same time, do this and this' stuff going on. I have to read some parts a couple of times before I get it. I really like working on it, but it will take me some time to finish it!

Posted by saartje at December 16, 2005 1:13 PM


You must have been VERY sweet this year, to get such beautifull presents by de Sint.
The mermaid will be marvelous, but I think its not a project to work on while you have an conversation or so.
p.s. I ordered the E. Zimmermann "bijbel" by Proxis, and yes its a perfect book, I would like to make the mittens, the round shawl, etc etc, but first read the stories.
p.s. 2 Glad you post again, I'm a frequent reader and I missed you!

Posted by: ajoursteek at December 16, 2005 7:12 PM

Those Nutcracker slippers are one of my favorite projects from that book; I can't wait to get some started. I'm looking forward to seeing how yours come out!

Posted by: Cheryl at December 16, 2005 7:50 PM

Well you'll have a lot to do with all these nice presents! Have fun!

Posted by: fleur at December 16, 2005 9:42 PM

Wat een verwennerij! De tas uit Nepal is erg mooi!

Posted by: Berthi Smith at December 18, 2005 10:02 AM

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