Friday, 19 January 2018

Something for the Weekend.

I hope that all you lovely people have had a great week! it's time to choose my weekend project again and this time it's something I need and not something for charity.  Back in September a lady from Loving Hands asked for help with a pattern, fortunately I was able to help her by making the item myself and going through it bit by bit with her and I loved how it turned out....



I loved the colours of the yarn and I really enjoyed knitting it too.  Now this particular hat was sent to a charity but I want to make another one for myself.  If I don't suit it then it will go to charity too and to be honest it may end up in the charity box because I don't usually suit hats but I'll give it a try. 

It took 132 grams of Aran yarn and you can find the free pattern here

I will also be trying a new cake recipe which has just come to my attention, Daphne's Olive Oil Cake, I know what you're are thinking, olive oil in a cake! well Daphne says it's yummy and that's good enough for me because I have tried lots of her recipe's and have enjoyed everything I've made so far.
You can find the recipe here 
What have you planned for this weekend? whatever it is I hope that you have a good one.😊





11 comments:

  1. Many thanks for the link to the pattern for this lovely hat. I was looking for just such a pattern - perfect to knit up for the ladies in my family.

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  2. I am knitting hats this weekend for a charity called Share Aid.They help refugees and the homeless.Its a great way for using up my stash.I am on my fourth hat.I took them some crocheted blankets before Xmas and they were going in a container to a Greek Island which has a lot of refugees.

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  3. Perfect for the winter !
    Have a cozy weekend !
    Anna

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  4. That's a very nice hat! Looks very comfy and cozy!
    This weekend my kids and I are recovering from another respiratory infection. Nothing special planned.
    Stay warm, cozy, and healthy!

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  5. I love it! Beautiful pattern and beautiful colors!
    Oil in your cake, yes I have a recipe with sunfloweroil for cupcakes, they taste amazing and moisty. Good idea, Linda.

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  6. Lovely hat, Linda! How did the cake turn out?

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  7. Love the hat,fab colours and interesting pattern.

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  8. This is so nice and I love the colors and the pom pom on top. You do such nice work Linda. Thanks for sharing at our C&C with J&J. Enjoy the weekend.
    Julie

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