02 June 2007

Finished Pink Fluff!

The photos speak for themselves. As they say on Iron Chef "The Pink Fluff Battle is OV-AH!"

I added some short rows around the neck part of the front band, to give a wider collar - and Dotter noticed it right away (without being told) - clever kitten :)



Here is step-mother looking suitably pleased (and enjoying the fluffiness!) at the Botanic Gardens cafe (we've just been there for a big family get-together, my Great Uncle Bob and his wife Betty were up from Melbourne - haven't seen them in about 25 years). She'll send Pink Fluff up to her mother in Sydney now, to have a lining and buttons added.

I'm a bit sad, cos I had to say good-bye to my lovely sister and her hubby and son, as they're flying back to London in a few days. It's been such a treat having them in Canberra for the past 4 months, I don't want to share them with the UK :/

11 comments:

  1. hooray for pink fluff being done! A sterling effort Jejune.

    It actually looks pretty good K. She looks very, very happy with it.

    Sorry to hear your sister and her family have gone home. I can imagine finding that unbearable if it were my sister.

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  2. You've done an excellent job with the fluff!

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  3. Oh I love the action shot!! The Pink Fluff suits perfectly!!

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  4. Good job - she looks very happy wearing it!

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  5. There's photographic evidence of a pink fit! Well done, Jejune.

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  6. Oh har har Taph - great pun!

    Thanks everyone - I'm pretty happy with how it turned out, actually, as I had to modify the pattern for almost every piece.

    K is certainly extremely happy and grateful... now we just have to set a time for her to help us redo our very out of date wills, to finalise the barter deal.

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  7. We salute you, Iron Knitter Jejune!!

    Well done, it looks great on, and I like the collar detail too.

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  8. You did it! AND you kept your sense of humour. Noice.

    She looks thrilled with it - I reckon that gives you some leverage to milk this deal some more! ;p

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  9. You did a fantastic job on the cardi! Go the fluff!!!

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  10. Love the action shot where she is petting the fluff, Lovely, lovely job, you good step-daughter, you!

    How wonderful that you got four months with your sis! However did they manage that? Lucky you!

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  11. Congratulations on competing the pink fluff. It looks completely gorgeous. MIL is right to look proud and pleased; I'm sure she'll reciprocate with her share of the exchange with alacrity : )

    Sorry to hear that your sis is on her way home. It's always hardest for teh one left behind; the other has the fun of anticipation while the stay-ee has to try and fill the gap : (

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