We are fast-approaching the anniversary of my Jo-Creates blog, coming up mid-January. Thanks to all of you who read and follow my ramblings. All of your comments and support are greatly appreciated and spur me on to create more!! Without you there would be no point to what I’m doing!! 🙂 🙂
To celebrate my one-year blogiversary, thought I’d do a couple of round-up posts with my favourite posts of 2017. Starting with my 2017 knitting and crochet projects!
January – March 2017
It also saw the completion of the blanket I took to my friend in Australia, created using this lovely Scheepjes yarn.
This year also saw the beginning of my obsession with Scheepjes yarn, when I took part in the Hygge CAL 2017 to great this gorgeous wrap…which I took to Australia with me and worked on in many places!
I soon discovered the newly released Scheepjes Whirl and after being excited to get my hands on some, started the first of a few shawls! This one has yet to be completed, but two others have arrived since!!
April – June 2017
In April, my Scheepjes Whirl obsession continued and I managed to finish off the first of my Whirl Shawls using this Green Tea Tipple yarn. I really love this scarf/shawl and wear it all the time. 2018 may see another of these!
Another shawl followed closely in May and June with this MASSIVE one using two balls of Scheepjes Liquorice Yum Yum…
July – September 2017
In July, summer inspired me to create these mexican sun mandalas, useful as coasters for a little bit of summer sipping!
In August, Gerty the Giraffe was born…
….And Freddie the Field Mouse came to live with me!
In September, my “Rough Diamonds” Crochet Shawl was completed…and very pleased I was with it too! 🙂
In preparation for winter, I also started (still to be completed!) this linen stitch scarf
This hat made an appearance in September, followed by many versions of them for friends…
…and soon followed by a friend, this cabled hat
October – December 2017
The final three months of 2017 were taken up by cardigan knitting…even the sleeves (I hate them!)
I was also working on this new cardigan design for a random-striped cardigan. It has now almost been completed, post on that to follow!
and this jumper….which is still going…..hopefully completed soon!
Wow, I have created a lot this year. It’s been fun to look back on it and reminisce! I wonder what 2018 will bring???
Have you all had a productive year?
Hope you’ve had fun whatever you’ve been up to!