Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Knitters have balls...

...and so do I :) Remember that cross stitched card with a teddy and a pink blanket I stitched for a little baby daughter of my colleague? I blogged about it HERE. Well, I decided to knit some julekuler in a baby version to complete the hand-made gift :) Last year I spent long months knitting all those 55 Scandinavian balls by Arne & Carlos. Then I had a knitting break until now (except knitting the Easter eggs). I missed my knitted balls on double pointed needles. I thought knitting a girly pink-n-white version could be as much exciting as knitting in red-n-white. I chose motifs that could easily go as kiddy ones too - a butterfly, a heart and a rocking horse. 

I thoroughly enjoyed myself knitting these. The gift was well received and I was pleased to be able to make one :) Would love to knit some more, perhaps in blue, yellow and beige/coffee shades :)
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  1. Hi Martha,
    You are so busy! Good girl :O))))

    Thank you for all your kind comments :O) Yes, my Dummy is an expandable one ;O)

    Happy afternoon, I am melting ... so hot!

    Hugs to you,

  2. Ooh you're the second post I'm ready today about little bauble/ball!! This is so precious, it looks adorable :)

  3. What a beautiful gift for a little girl, I really like your girly version of the Julekuler!

  4. Dear Martha, thank you for your comment! :)
    Your knitted balls are so lovely. Great for a baby.

    LG, Kerstin

  5. they're so cute! they'll love them :)

  6. These are so cute, and perfect for a new baby girl! Love that pink color, and the horse of course! :D

  7. aww these are so cute! i love the pink and white, perfect for a little girl. Beige/coffee sounds gorgeous too though - ideal for Autumn! x

  8. They are so cool! I've just nominated you for a Liebster.

  9. So beautiful. I imagine she'll treasure these all her life. You are a thoughtful friend.


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